News: Why Scotland should pay Reparation on Slave trade to the Carribbeans

Why Scotland should pay Reparation on Slave trade to the Carribbeans At the turn of the year, after the giving, receiving and splurging are over, eyes turn wearily to outstanding bills, upcoming liabilities and the settling of accounts. This year, thanks to Brexit, no shortage of final demands and eye-watering bills will be appearing in the nation’s letterbox – and […]

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News: US University helps slave descendants

A top US university will give extra support in its admissions process to descendants of slaves sold by the university in the 19th Century. In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves owned by the Washington-based institution. The university set up a project to see how it could make restitution for this involvement in the slave trade. There are also calls […]

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The Attractions of Badagry

Charles Ajunwa and Solomon Elusoji took a trip to Badagry, one of the darkest and most fascinating historical landmarks in Nigeria, and write about the town’s golden offerings. Twelve-year-old Happiness Anya, a student of Royal Christian College, Lagos, looked curiously at the rusty chains before her. She had probably never seen anything like it before this class excursion to Badagry. […]

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