The more I come to Canada, the more I hear and sympathize with the plight of the First Nations. The hypocrisy is palpable both in Canada’s international development practices and right here within its borders. Denying its colonial past practices doesn’t rewrite the history of this country with a golden brush. Rather, it paints a […]

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Wronging Rights has WTF Fridays, Africa as a Country has The Bullshit Files, so I think reviving my long ago abandoned #AfriFAIL is the only option possible. The reason that I couldn’t resist doing this is because there is just way too much ridiculousness out there when it comes to Western pop culture trying to […]

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The son of a Maasai warrior takes down the Warrior Princess author, requests a public apology from Mindy Budgor. Disrespecting integrity of one of Africa’s greatest people is unacceptable. Soiling the institution of Maasai warriorhood by claiming to be a warrior in a record three months’ stay with the Maasai is like a kindergartener graduating from […]

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The MI prize is the definition of wagging a stick in front of dying dogs instead of throwing it at the puppies nipping at your heels. For the fourth time in five years, a prestigious multimillion-dollar prize offered annually to African leaders for good government went unawarded on Monday, renewing questions about the stringency of […]

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Ann Daramola – An Open Letter To African Writers, Artists and Creators of the 21st Century: There is, however, a fundamental problem with striving to ‘rebrand Africa’. For the sake of this argument, in a contemporary context, we take branding to mean the set of stories that describes the problems an institution, organization, or individual solves, […]

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