For much of history, Egba market women have been erroneously (re)presented as ‘barbaric’ and ‘disorganized’. Such women, however, were indelible forces of anti-colonial resistance. Their legacies invite us to deconstruct anti-colonial struggles—a restorative and equally revolutionary act. Read more.
Kenneth Ize and Mowalola Ogunlesi both present a distinct way of engaging with African history but this time the lesson is for Africans themselves and concerns what Africans consider to be history. Read more.
When author, Oreoluwa George-Taylor was writing ‘Everything I Desire is for Me’, she wanted a relatable entry point: ‘Most people hate fitting rooms, and most people have tried on something that didn’t fit quite right, so I knew readers would know what I meant.’ Read our interview.
Nigeria once accounted for more than half of the polio cases around the world but today, the country is polio-free. Now up against COVID-19, we can look to our experience with polio for lessons. Read more.