“Up until the 1970s and 80s, many Nigerian communities lived harmoniously with pastoralists. Anecdotal stories abound of children living in the rural communities of the 70s and 80s welcoming Fulani herders to their town centers with chants of ‘Baba Yaya’… We no longer hear these stories.” In the last few months, there has been an increase … More ‘Baba Yaya’ and the Islamization of Nigeria? | by Omolade Adunbi
None feel a nation’s interest like they who must live and die in it.
Inès Abdel Razek answers 12 frequently asked questions on life in Palestine. Despite several decades of media coverage, many people, including the well-educated, are ignorant about the reality of life in Palestine. This isn’t an attempt to explain the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in its entirety. And it is not a travel guide. Q: When you say … More Lets Talk About Palestine | by Inès Abdel Razek
“Given Portugal’s destructive history in Cabo Verde, and the continuing mistreatment of Cabo Verdeans in Portugal, why then does the Cabo Verdean political and social elite continue to cow-tow to their former European masters?” A few months ago in April, Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, made an official five-day visit to Cabo Verde. The … More The Return of Cabo Verde’s African Question | by Abel Djassi Amado
WEEKEND MUSICAL INTERLUDE
... because everyday should refresh our souls. But in our world, we will have to settle for the weekend.