African Postman: The Legacy of Slavery in Zanzibar, Tanzania


Jamaica‘s Emancipation Day (August 1) is not far away. With our fiftieth anniversary of Independence we are looking forward – but we have also looked back at our history, and the history we share with other nations. One of those experiences, which can never be forgotten, is slavery. In Jamaica, we associate West Africa with … More African Postman: The Legacy of Slavery in Zanzibar, Tanzania

African Postman: A Great South African Scientist and Humanitarian


Former president of South Africa Thabo Mbeki said at the funeral of Professor Phillip Tobias that his legacy was “too important and too durable to be forgotten.”  Professor Emeritus at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, Tobias died on June 7 at the age of 86. Many dignitaries, including President Jacob Zuma, attended his funeral at … More African Postman: A Great South African Scientist and Humanitarian