We conducted a study involving a number of people who had returned to Orlu, Imo State, in southeast Nigeria, after Boko Haram had forced them to flee from the north.
The insights in Shadow of Liberation complement this claim, while developing new interpretations based on evidence from face-to-face interviews with the key actors as well as new archival material.
The leaf, also known as miraa, acts as a stimulant, sending users into a frenzy of excited chatter. Business deals are made and broken, tired fighters are kept awake.
The documentary is the result of a collaboration between the Institute for the Future of Knowledge at the University of Johannesburg, and the not for profit organisation Picturing Health.
As Covid-19 creeps across the region, fears mount over how it will unfold. Will a young population help stem the spread of disease, or will it unleash catastrophe on creaking health systems?
Her passion and commitment towards her work were highly appreciated and acknowledged by her peers and people from her community.
An “alien with no friends” at school in Luanda – classmates were mostly children of the victorious MPLA.
For hundreds of years, enslaved people were bought and sold in merica. oday most of the sites of this trade are forgotten.
“At times, some men would pretend that they want to buy things from me, but later would be touching my body.” - “Tayo”, a 13 year old girl hawking on roadside.
There, a so-called prophet confirmed her worst fears - the children were branded witches.