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Nigeria and Africom: The dangers of ceding sovereignty

By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu.

Why Africa’s stolen treasures must be returned

80-90% of sub-Saharan Africa’s cultural heritage is held outside Africa. Only when it is returned will we be able revisit and re-engage with important aspects of our history and culture, says Onyekachi Wambu

Creating a Museum of British Colonialism

The Museum of British Colonialism is a joint UK-Kenyan project created to communicate a more truthful account of colonialism. Gabriel Moshenska explains its foundation and purpose

Kumasi’s gallery for returning treasures

Ghana’s ‘Gallery for Returning Treasures’ will be more than a conventional museum. Elsie Owusu describes plans for housing works of art stolen under colonialism