A New Touch of Africa

Cornelius Mensah-Onumah

Cornelius is a freelance researcher who holds an MSc in Defense and International Politics, and a BA in History with Geography.

Cornelius Mensah-Onumah

FROM SWAZILAND BECOMING eSWATINI, ZIMBABWE HOLDING THEIR FIRST EVER ELECTIONS WITHOUT MUGABE AND TO LOSING ONE OF THE GREATEST DIPLOMATS IN KOFI ANNAN – REVIEW OF AFRICA IN 2018

A day wouldn’t pass by without Africa making headlines in global news stories. In 2018, we saw Swaziland change its name to eSwatini, and Zimbabwe holding their first ever election without Mugabe since independence. The year also saw Ethiopia and Eritrea mend ties after decades-long of animosity, with Congolese gynaecologist being named a co-recipient of …

FROM SWAZILAND BECOMING eSWATINI, ZIMBABWE HOLDING THEIR FIRST EVER ELECTIONS WITHOUT MUGABE AND TO LOSING ONE OF THE GREATEST DIPLOMATS IN KOFI ANNAN – REVIEW OF AFRICA IN 2018 Read More »

MUSIC: A PARTNER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA.

With the power to elicit strong emotional responses and the ability to influence attitudes and social norms, music can be described as one of the greatest forms of communication known to man. Decades ago most of the songs by African artistes could be seen as earth-moving and ones that shaped the society positively, but this can’t be said …

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THE QUEST FOR DEPENDENCE OR INDEPENDENCE – THE CASE OF NEW CALEDONIA. 

  BACKGROUND  As a special collectivity of France, New Caledonia, an archipelago lying in the southwest Pacific Ocean, east of Australia, will on Sunday November 4, 2018 go to the polls to vote for or against independence from France. Unlike the Catalonia and Kurdistan independence referenda in Spain and Iraq respectively, the government in Metropolitan …

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