This book should be compulsory reading for students not only all over Africa but throughout the West, says New African editor Anver Versi.
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 colonial era has long gone but we are still dominated by a colonial mindset in Africa. No wonder we are making so little progress, says Allen Choruma.
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.
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
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