Pastoralism – A challenge to Africa’s security

By Maureen Chigbo*, Realnews Magazine Online Agriculture has contributed much to economic growth, food security and peace in many African countries. Both crop and livestock farmers are responsible for more than 90 percent of Africa’s agricultural production. However, the World Bank warns that insecurity and insurgency are threatening the sustainability of Africa’s food production. Underlying…

Listing of Select Africa and Afro-Diasporan Art Exhibitions Worldwide

Listing of Select African and Afro-Diasporan Art Exhibitions Worlwide. A hand-picked listing of African and Afro-Diasporan art events happening around the world, updated weekly. Follow us on Instagram for more art news, photos and updates. “Njideka Akunyili Crosby” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA. In her Los Angeles debut, Nigerian-American artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby…

Edward Snowden: A Healing Voice By Jacques Depelchin

Like many people, I was surprised to hear of Edward Snowden’s decision to leave his job and move toward Hong Kong in search of a place where he could reconcile his conscience with his understanding of humanity and the US Constitution. Ever since, I have been trying to understand how he had come to a…