Social & Political
Nigeria Elections 2015: "Between a Rock and a Hard Place"

Has Nigeria's chickens come home to roost?

Ebola, We Hardly Knew You: 3 Lessons from the Hysteria

But just like those stories about missing or downed Malaysian jets, the American media has moved on. By ROBERT HENNELLY

PODCAST: Millions March NYC / Garifuna Culture in the Diaspora

Special Coverage of NYC's "Million Match" of Dec 13 and on Garifuna Culture in the Diaspora.

Big banks broke America: How to achieve the ultimate revenge against them now

Since looting all of us for a generous bailout, you'd have thought they'd all lie low. Here's what they did instead. By ROBERT HENNELLY

Paul Sankara on the Oct '14 Revolution in Burkina Faso

Paul Sankara, brother of the late Thomas Sankara: Blaise Compaore must return to Bukina Faso to face Justice.

AfrobeatRadio Dialogues @ Left Forum 2014

Community Networking  towards Social Transformation in the 21st Century. Sun June 1, 2014 @ John Jay College.

State responsibility: Chibok, Citizens and the Exercise State Power

The [Nigerian] military however needs to justify citizen’s support by turning their weapons on the terrorists and not on unarmed civilians.

NYC City Hall Rally to #BringBackOurGirls

 "This is not only a women’s rights issue, but a matter that concerns everyone because the kidnapping is a crime against humanity" - Laurie Cumbo

Venezuela’s Afro Descendent Front Proposes Program of Action to Confront Racism and Fascism

“there had not been, nor are there any, nor will there be any guarimbas (rightist street barricades) in AfroVenezuelan communities.”

Margaret Kimberley: How Not to “Bring Back our Girls”

“The last thing Nigeria needs is a foreign military presence to prop up its corrupt government.”

Arts & Entertainment

PODCAST: Radio host and producer Akenataa Hammagaadji's selection of the best Africa music releases in 2014. 

Rafiya debuts on her new single "Hustle" on AfrobeatRadio

Music to make you smile, dance and think.

Cannes of Hope

Participants of the Cannes International Film Festival are reminded again that the Cannes' city motto  is Qui li ven li vieù,  what means “Those who come never leave” in Provencal.

Kauberdi, a short animation film

A film by Sandie da Graça, uses animation to illustrate some cultural and popular traits of Cape Verde

Osekre Unleashes Afro PunkRock on NYC

Osekre & The Lucky Bastards

African Events for Folks who love Africa and its Cultures

NYC Events: The sounds and tastes of Africa are only a subway away. 

Is Black History Month Still relevant?

Helping to change negative stereotypes and perceptions.
See also: "Angelique Kidjo"

Africa's Gems: Top three travel cities of Africa

Hot new travel destinations in Africa

Ezra Mabengeza

For Actor from South Africa the Goal is to Motivate Audiences to Act.

AfrobeatRadio's Best African Music Release of 2013

Best African Music of 2013 with Akena Hammagaadji - at # 1 TAL NATIONAL by Tal National on Fat Cat. Song: Kountché. 

Academic & Professional
Africa Is Rising!

The digital revolution has transformed much of the global economy. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) play a key role in this revolution. However, not everyone has equal access to these technologies.

Pres Hissène Habré, Our Man in Africa

"Habré’s forces celebrated their victory by roping enemy fighters behind the Toyotas, several to a bumper, and dragging them through the desert" By MICHAEL BRONNER.

Sony and the Sociology of Racism

"neither Amy Pascal nor Sony is the problem, and holding meetings about diversity and police body-cams is not the solution." By EZRAH AHARONE.

Honoring Nelson Mandela’s Life, Vision and Legacy

Mzwanele Mayekiso (iKwezi Institute) and Ronald Shiffman (Pratt Institute) on Nelson Mandela 's Vison & Legacy one year after.

Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking in New York

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: “Only if there was someone out there who cared!” – Kenya, a survivor of sex trafficking in New York. 

Latest Ebola News

The current Ebola outbreak is the most serious to date. Monitor the latest news with us.

Contextual and Comparative  Analysis of Constitutionalism and  Political Culture on Elections: Kenya  and Zimbabwe 

The influence of a Constitution in an electoral system may seem obvious, but sometimes it is not.

Militarized Humanitarianism in Africa

Foreign Policy In Focus: Africa is the U.S. military's next frontier, and it's using humanitarian missions to get there.

The Truth about Boko Haram, CIA, USA, Shekau & the 200 Girls

Nigerian politicians to the top executive level have been directly implicated in support for Boko Haram terror.

Explaining the Emergence of Boko Haram

The crisis in Nigeria’s nation building mixes with the crisis of underdevelopment to create an existentialist crisis for many Nigerians