Opinion

Did Black Lives Matter To the British Empire in World War II?, By David Rae, Ed Keazor & Ngozi Eneh Ojo.

So, did the lives of African soldiers matter to the British Empire in WWII? They certainly mattered in winning the Burma campaign. Without them, Japanese forces could have reached India. But after the war, the lives of the dead and survivors were forgotten and scantily rewarded. British imperialism treated them…
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Columns

Boris Johnson: Towards the Re-colonisation of Africa, By Owei Lakemfa

Only a sick, delusional mind would reach Boris’ conclusion that “the best fate for Africa” is eternal colonisation. Boris is like the serial rapist who relishes in his crimes because he believes that all women are bitches and it is his divine right to rape them. Anger erupted across many…
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Opinion

Edward Colston, History Wars and the Legacies of Slave Owners In Nigeria, By Abdulbasit Kassim

Should our society continue to honour the legacies of slaveowners and those who played active roles in the trans-Atlantic and trans-Saharan slave trade? Should our society continue to name monuments, schools, streets, stadiums, and other landmarks after them, even though we are all aware of their dark legacies?... This is…
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Opinion

George Floyd: The System Must Remove Its Knee From Our Necks!, By Oriola, Okeke-Ihejirika, Okome, et al.

Those in authority need to act now. We therefore encourage the public to march peacefully in support of justice for George Floyd and other victims of systemic racism in the United States and Canada. We urge those in positions of leadership and law enforcement to commit to removing their knees…
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Columns

They Also Fight in Canada and America, By Pius Adesanmi

Michael Woods, a columnist with the local Ottawa newspaper, MetroNews, starts his op-ed column of Wednesday October 21, 2015 thus: “Building a cabinet is a delicate exercise for any new Prime Minister. There are many factors to take into consideration, including geographical representation, political experience, and ethnic and linguistic diversity.…
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