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BHM: British brutality in East Africa

David Anderson is a historian, researcher and author whose book, Histories of the Hanged, is a seminal work on the Mau Mau’s liberation struggle in …

BHM: The Lumumba saga

Ludo de Witte explained to New African that in writing his bestseller, The Assassination of Lumumba, he made extensive use of the Belgian Foreign Ministry’s …

BHM: How Europe covered its back

Vincent Hiribarren is a lecturer in World History at King’s College, London. His work has led him to study many colonial-era archives of European countries …

BHM: Checkmating China in Africa 50 years ago

As Western governments’ perceived fear of Chinese influence in Africa continues to make news, we reveal how recently declassified official British government papers show that …

BHM: The records of Empire

On 5 April 2011, The Times reported that British attempts “to cover up one of the darkest episodes in British colonial history have been revealed …