Since the dawn of mankind, human beings have always used various forms of identification to distinguish themselves from their counterparts. In the contemporary world, social identity has been shaped by notions such as a person’s religious beliefs, cultural attitudes, sexual orientation, or their disposition towards a particular gender group. However, it is the categorisation of ‘race’ […]Read More Reimagining race: Should the colour of your skin still matter?
Introduction As I begin to dig deep into the wealth of history cemented in Africa’s past, one subject that has particularly troubled me (and surely troubled the minds of many other historians, political analysts and social theorists) is the failure of democracy in the continent. Since the Gold Coast severed the chains of colonialism in […]Read More The failure of democracy in Africa