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‘Hotel Rwanda’ Exposed In New Book

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Exposed In New Book

Rwandans who survived the Genocide at Hotel des Mille Collines during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and experts have said that a new book by Edouard Kayihura is a major contribution in the fight against Paul Rusesabagina’s lies that he saved Tutsis at the hotel. They made the declarations, yesterday, in Kigali while attending […]

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Spank children?

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Spank children?

The practice of caning children has existed since time immemorial and this was a form of punishment aimed at bringing unruly children into either submission or obedience. I recently watched a young boy hurling insults at his mother on a video that has gone viral on the Internet, something I could never imagine happening when […]

Perceptions of Tribalism in Zambia

Perceptions of Tribalism in Zambia

By Luke Bisani The issue of tribal politics in Zambia has been a legendary song that every Republican President has danced to. Zambia, with 73 tribes is always dissatisfied with the unjust way political positions and resources are distributed across the country. Although the country is relatively young going by the average political life span […]

The Story of Forgotten Sahrawi People

The Story of Forgotten Sahrawi People

In the spirit of celebrating Africa Month and the diversity of the people living on our continent, EOA is very privileged to share with its readers Catherine Constantinides’ journey to visit the people of Saharawi in North West Africa. Read on as she tells of a forgotten people living in the more dire of circumstances… […]

Another ugly day in America as white gun-man shoots 9 black people in a church

Another ugly day in America as white gun-man shoots 9 black people in a church

The white gunman sought by police for shooting dead nine people during a bible study meeting at an African-American church in South Carolina last night told one survivor he ‘had to do it’, it has emerged. As much as I like America I absolutely have no intentions of living in that country, that place is […]

Prophet Magaya – “ungodly and worse than local traditional healers”

Prophet Magaya – “ungodly and worse than local traditional healers”

THE war of words between Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya and the apostolic sects escalated yesterday with the leader of the churches vowing to “expose” the charismatic preacher, saying Magaya was “ungodly and worse than local traditional healers”. Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) president Johannes Ndanga said Magaya had crossed […]

Christianity Vs Rules

Christianity Vs Rules

It wouldn’t be a shameful thing to admit that, sometimes, the many rules that govern religion and faith can be quite frustrating. In fact, I’ve heard a number of people say that the thing that puts them off about church is the many rules and guidelines that make up Christianity. I had a friend long […]

How Is the AU Steering Africa Towards a Healthy Blue Economy?

How Is the AU Steering Africa Towards a Healthy Blue Economy?

As African leaders gather at the 25th African Union (AU) Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, they will also be taking an important step in creating much-needed impetus towards an African blue or ocean economy. The start of the summit coincides with World Oceans Day today, 8 June – which this year is themed ‘Healthy oceans, […]

Why Chinese startups are copycats

Why Chinese startups are copycats

Copycat. It’s a word that has almost become synonymous with China’s tech scene over the past decade. And while the days of China’s most blatant copying — remember when Renren was called Xiaonei and it looked exactly like Facebook? — are long gone, the so-called “Copy to China” model is still pretty prevalent in the […]

Mistakes people should make in their 20s

Mistakes people should make in their 20s

Everyone makes mistakes. But no matter how much humiliation, pain, or sadness they may cause, every misstep helps us learn and grow and ultimately be better people. In fact, some mistakes are even necessary for your future success and you should try to make them while you’re still young. “There is a lot of talk […]

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