0 November 2014 - New African Magazine

President Obama and his ‘friends’

What will be the final verdict on President Barack Obama? This month’s mid-term elections, the last elections before his term ends, will provide early feedback …

The PAWA of Africa’s literati

New African: You are the Secretary-General of the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA); can you tell us more about the organisation? It started around 1985 …

Bafokeng: Africa’s richest ethnic group

The unofficial title of Africa’s richest ethnic group goes to the Bafokeng people of South Africa whose population totals a princely 300,000 subjects. At the …

The changing face of Britain

More and more non-Caucasians are becoming British citizens, and naturally some parts of the British population are not happy with this explosion and changing face …

Ecobank Direct: The future of banking?

Ecobank Direct is a new bank branch concept launched in Accra, Ghana by Africa’s leading pan-African banking group. Stephen Williams reports. The old idea of a …

Migration: Coming to Mayotte

According to President Ikililou Dhoinine of the Union of Comoros, thousands of Comorian nationals have died in the last couple of years while trying to …

Bushmeat, protein and Ebola

With West Africa’s Ebola epidemic in the headlines, the consumption of bushmeat is in the crosshairs. This could be an opportunity, argues Julius Gatune, for …

Carnival The rhythm of resistance

The Notting Hill Carnival, which takes place every August in London, is the world’s second largest street festival, after the Rio de Janeiro carnival in …

Migration: The new face of Calais

Crossing into Europe is not the only ordeal that African migrants face. Once in Europe, they have to negotiate camps before they reach their final …