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African Voices against Corruption

ONLINE DOCUMENTARY: AFRICAN VOICES AGAINST CORRUPTION Filed under – Transparency International Discover the stories of ordinary citizens taking up the fight against corruption and the staff in our Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres who support them in our new online documentary, African Voices Against Corruption. Corruption has many names and takes many different forms. Depending…

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African artists tackle pressing issues in Ici L’Afrique

by Elizabeth Stephens Ici L’Afrique, or Here is Africa, is an exposition currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. The exhibit features 24 African artists from 17 different countries showcasing over 70 works that answer essential questions about Africa, and tackle contemporary challenges facing the continent. Some of these questions include: the history of slavery, immigration,…

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African Diaspora: A Return to Nigeria

An essay by Enuma Okoro When I was 7 years old my father bought me a Bag of Laughs. It was the early 1980s and, as with most every school morning in Lagos, Nigeria, we were stuck in traffic. My father was at the wheel, listening to Bob Marley on the eight-track. I sat in…

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African Business: Africa is Untapped

by Efeturi P. Odele Africa is the world’s second-largest continent in landmass and also the second most populous continent with about 1.033 billion people. Presently, the economy of most African countries are growing faster than the economies of most developed countries because most developed countries are near their economic zenith (convergence in economics). Reasons for…