African religion: How Christianity and Islam took over the world, in 90 seconds

The video above depicts the growth and spread of the world’s two largest religions over a span of 2,000 years. Represented in white and green, respectively, Christianity and Islam spring up from obscurity in the Middle East to morph into globe-spanning juggernauts. It was produced last year by the Western Conservatory of the Arts and Sciences, a rather grandiosely named […]

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Monarchs Hierarchy Controversy: Why Oba of Benin is Number One

By Odia Ofeimun I am a Republican, not a Royalist. But, in a country in which we have all conceded the coexistence of Republican and Royalist values, it should be considered quite unseemly to watch one set of the interacting values being rough-handled, muddied or treated with improper decorum without feeling a need to intervene on behalf of rectitude. I […]

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