The elation and euphoria that was characteristic of independence waned away when people realized Africa was being exploited in new, subtle ways that superficially seem benevolent. Colonialism was marked with sheer brutality of insane proportions, and such force was the means employed by the European colonizers to extract and siphon […]


African Humanists — atheists, secularists and freethinkers — gather next week in Ghana, one of the world’s most religious countries, to look at ways to promote an “Enlightenment” they argue is vital to bring their continent into the modern age. Existence of a God in question? But despite stirrings of […]