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“No Atonement, No Repair”: Nikole Hannah-Jones Calls for Slavery Reparations in Speech to U.N.

Jun 20, 2022 In March, the United Nations marked the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times’s groundbreaking 1619 Project, addressed the U.N. General Assembly. As part of our Juneteenth special, we air her full address. “It is time for the nations …

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Ghana’s Pan African Heritage Museum seeks to reclaim Africa’s history

In our series of letters from African writers, media consultant and trainer Joseph Warungu writes about plans to build a huge museum in Ghana to reflect the history and heritage of Africans. A new migration of Africans is about to happen. The Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania, the Himba of Namibia, the Somali of the Horn of Africa, the Zulu …

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Africa’s inability to refine its own crude oil is having a serious impact amid soaring global fuel prices [Editor’s Opinion]

Whenever a list of the world’s top 20 largest oil producers is compiled, at least four African countries are mentioned —Nigeria, Libya, Angola and Algeria. But despite producing all that crude, most countries on the continent are still dependent on Europe and the Middle East to meet most of their refined energy needs. For the longest time, this arrangement has …

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