Britain: Divided by race, united in war

They came – they saw – and together they conquered. Twice within the last hundred years in the two world wars, whose centenary and 75th …

Jailing American minorities

Below are the ugly statistics showing the racial disparities in incarceration in the USA, which disproportionately affects African-Americans.

Still not easy being an African-American

African-Americans constitute 13% of the US population but 40% of its prison inmates. Experts attribute this alarming situation to racial discrimination perpetrated by America’s criminal …

The driver who fell asleep at the wheel

During the Second World War (1939-1945) many young men from Asiakwa, my home town, “ran away” to join the army. They didn’t actually “run away” …

Hannah Tetteh: ‘Our focus is on Africa’

Hannah Tetteh is arguably one of Africa’s most articulate and effective ministers, the new crop of forward-thinking and progressive leaders that, it is said, will …

The battle to succeed Sata gets bloody

Zambia’s ruling party, the Patriotic Front (PF), is at war with itself over who should succeed President Michael Sata in 2016. While it was an …