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African Voices

For Ebola Response - Think Infrastructure, Not Donations

Ifeoma Ajunwa | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
Ifeoma Ajunwa

I have no doubt that those who give donations to charities or NGOs working in developing nations have good intentions and are trying to help; the problem is that, most times, this isn't the most effective way to help.

Celebrating Africa Day -- Every Year

Clarah Rudo Manuhwa | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Clarah Rudo Manuhwa

Here are 25 good reasons to celebrate Africa Day on the 25th of May next year!

Africa, Disability and Mental Illness: When Will We Evolve?

Atim Oton | Posted 11.17.2012 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

Yes, I do understand that we are people of tradition and our culture and beliefs hold us almost stationary, but our evolution in some areas takes a snail's pace, especially when it comes to dealing with disabilities and mental illness in Africa.

Africa's Dead Presidents: Are we growing up?

Atim Oton | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

Africa is changing. It is returning to its true self where change happens like nature and we move with the spirits of our ancestors.