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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 …

Still saving the Africa Centre

In May 2011 Kaye Whiteman wrote an article in these pages called “Saving the Africa Centre”. The title was taken from a campaign being waged at …

The Africans who could be kings in Britain!

A “British Obama” – is that idea viable? Probably not, in the foreseeable future. But hold on…Adam Afriyie of Ghanaian/English descent is supposed to be …

A mayor to the rescue

A former Nigerian midwife who defied personal adversity to fight for sufferers of sickle cell anaemia has been celebrated at her installation as mayor of …