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We are winning the war over stolen artefacts

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.

Africa is finally ‘in the house’

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.

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