As people of African descent renegotiate their status within the Atlantic space, it is vital that Africa’s new role with the emerging Afro-Asiatic world is also tackled head-on, writes Onyekachi Wambu.
As the world suffered in the grips of one virus – Covid-19 – activists across the world took up the fight against another equally virulent one – that of racism.
Professor David Olusoga has been named as one of New African’s 100 Most Influential Africans for 2021 and awarded the President’s Medal by the British Academy.
As a result of the campaign to return stolen African artefacts to the continent many Western countries are now returning objects. Resistance remains but victory is inevitable, says Onyekachi Wambu.
The way the world sees Africa and how Africa sees itself has changed dramatically – in the words of Burna Boy, we are finally ‘in the house’, says Moky Makura.
The debate that followed Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could have repercussions not only for the UK but also for the Commonwealth, says Clayton Goodwin.