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
The challenge for London’s V&A is to ensure it becomes an anti-racist organisation and to extend its connections with museums across Africa, says Dr Tristram Hunt
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