John Henrik Clarke once said, “the first light of human consciousness and the world’s first civilizations were in Africa.” However, many critics do not agree with the African-American historian, professor, and Pan-Africa pioneer on his conception of Africa. The biggest reasons for their arguments have been traced down to the […]


Ananse is the name given to an Akan character who has become famous throughout Africa because of his insight, intelligence, and wisdom. One finds the names Ananse, Aunt Nancy, Anancy, Hapanzi, and Nanzi used for Ananse as well. He is one of the most important figures in the pantheon of […]