An artist’s impression of an ancient, 100% African sea cow.
Sea cows (Sirenia) descended from four legged mammals that roamed Africa when this continent was isolated. They belong to the Afrotheria, the 'African beasts'.
South African History Online
South African-Jamaican intellectual, activist and author Peter Abrahams died in January 2017. He will be revered for his contributions to the anti-colonial struggles in Africa and the Caribbean.
Water good idea.
Air pollution from burning firewood and charcoal is the fourth-biggest killer in many countries.
Bob Marley’s album ‘Legend’ is still an international bestseller.
Bob Marley is one of those rare artists who continues to touch the hearts of millions of people across the world, even though he died more than three decades ago.
Marlon James, who this week became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker Prize, represents a new generation of Caribbean novelists.
Marlon James won the Booker Prize this week with a book that focuses on the unrest and violence of 1970s Jamaica, a troubled chapter that continues to shape the island nation's present - and its future.
Bob Marley in 1981.
Marlon James’s book is a whirlwind of different voices ostensibly about the infamous failed assassination of Bob Marley in 1976.
David Cameron was met by calls for slavery reparations during his visit to Jamaica in September.
David Cameron has rejected calls for Britain to pay reparations for the slave trade but there might be other ways of paying back.
Yaya Toure: subjected to racist chanting.
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It has been suggested by Sepp Blatter that Jeffrey Webb, FIFA’s vice president and the head of FIFA’s anti-discrimination task force, might succeed the Swiss administrator as President of FIFA. This support…