I received an email yesterday concerning an article I wrote some time ago. The person asked me so many interesting questions and I will try my best to answer some of those questions in this follow-up post.
What role did the Church play in the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade? What exactly does the Bible say about slavery? Is Christianity a “slave religion”? Why so many Black people love the church and
Even in today's world, there are wars and rumors of war almost everywhere you go. There were wars in Europe in those days and there were wars in America. There were wars almost everywhere in the world. There were tribal wars in Africa too.
The difference between the tribal wars in Africa and the wars in the outside world was that, in the outside world, the conquered were often
I will begin this post with a famous quote from the late Professor Chinua Achebe of Nigeria. According to the late professor, "Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter ”.
History has not been fair to Africa at all and the reason is because, in the case of Africa, the “hunter” is the one recording the tales of the hunt. Even in the few
This is also a follow-up to an article I wrote some time ago about the transatlantic slave trade that took place in Africa some centuries ago. I have received several emails and questions concerning the mode of trade and the taxation system that was in place in colonial Africa and I will try my best to answer some of those questions in this post.
To begin with, yes there were some
Anytime I remember what happened in Rwanda somewhere in 1994 (not long ago), tears flow down my cheek. I cry not just because of the untold number of innocent people who lost their lives but also because of the way the world reacted. Over 800,000 innocent people died within a period of just 100 days and the world did nothing to help. I cry for the innocent who lost their lives but I also cry for
"People who don't love me do not deserve to live." These are the words of Libyan dictator and President Muammar Al Gaddafi. The tyrant is also willing to kill those who do not love or agree with him.He calls himself the "King of Kings of Africa" and even almost assumed leadership of the United States of Africa.
But when really did his journey begin? It was in September 1969 when a group of