Wake Up, Africa!

Wake Up, Africa!

Africa needs to wake up! The current state of Africa is disheartening with nothing to write home about, and it seems its future is becoming bleaker with each and every passing day. The youth of Africa who must wake up and demand change is busily concerned about the latest dance moves, sex and entertainment. Ask them basic questions about politics...

George Floyd: Black Man Dies After Police Brutality

George Floyd: Black Man Dies After Police Brutality

It is appalling that racism continues to exist today. It is even sadder that it is perpetrated by the very institution that needs to prevent it – THE POLICE! For a country that considers itself as the Mother of Democracy, the USA has failed to protect its most vulnerable citizens. Mahatma Gandhi once said that “the true measure of any...

The Beautiful Ones of Africa Are here!

The Beautiful Ones of Africa Are here!

Ghanaian writer, Ayi Kwei Armah, wrote some 51 years ago in his novel "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born" that the political Messiah’s; non-corrupt, selfless, competent, intelligent, compassionate and far-sighted leaders and citizens of Africa are not yet born.

Where are the beautiful ones of Africa? Have they not grown? How long will the departure of our heroes continue to lay us bereft of hope?

Confessions of an African Student Abroad: Trading Freedom For Western Education

Confessions of an African Student Abroad: Trading Freedom For Western Education

I came across this article by one Belyse INAMAHORO which I believe is thought-provoking and worth sharing!! Leave your comments below on what you think after reading. The contract. “You signed an agreement that you will be returning home after you graduate.”, “You promised you will come back with your skills, disrupt and innovate in Africa and lead the continent...

Remembering The Tragedy Of Sudan Famine 1993

Remembering The Tragedy Of Sudan Famine 1993

The Sudan famine which took place in 1993 is one of the worst calamities to befall the nation – a famine that wreaked havoc and left its people in utter desperation. The Sudan famine is purported to have been caused by civil and political unrest. It is estimated that about 800,000 people required food assistance and about 1.5 million people...

Becoming Unbecoming : Ghana’s Looming Security Threat

Becoming Unbecoming : Ghana’s Looming Security Threat

The relative peace and quiet that Ghana has experienced over the past few decades since its independence is being threatened and very little is being done to curtail an impending incendiary. It seems certain key players in Ghana’s political space may have some of the systems and institutions “in their pockets” – Institutions and systems that must see to it...

Changing The Narrative – “The Open Sore Of A Continent”

Changing The Narrative – “The Open Sore Of A Continent”

Growing up in Africa comes with compulsory acceptance of a number of misguiding beliefs. Most of such beliefs that portend greater levels of danger for Africa, are ones not usually from the creations of our hands, no, they are foreign. Foreign instigated make-believe schemes are at the top of the rank, and they are created to render Africa mentally defenseless...

Black History In A Nutshell

Black History In A Nutshell

Black History In a Nutshell by Allen J.Z. Shabazz enlightens you on black history which cannot be found in any school curriculum and should definitely be in every black person’s library. It is an excellent book that highlights black ancestry backed with thorough research. Tales of Africa recommends Black History in a Nutshell for those who are passionate about learning their...

The Africa We Want

The Africa We Want

The aims of the African Union, formerly referred to as the Organization of African Unity which was established in 1963  was “to know ourselves and to encourage views on matters of common interest to explore ways and means of consolidating our hard won independence to strengthen economic and cultural ties between our countries..” The objectives of the African Union are...

African Parents – The Master Dreamers

African Parents – The Master Dreamers

African parents more often than not make it their perpetual responsibility of charting the course of their children’s path in life. Most people who walk the face of the earth strive to leave a legacy or accomplish something worthwhile before they depart. The African child is no exception to this. Legacies and milestones are achieved not on a silver platter...

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