Covid-19: Sallah 2020 Eid-el-Kabir to hold under strict conditions over the world
This year's Sallah celebration will hold under strict conditions all over the world. The celebration always falls on the 10th day of Dhu-Hijjah and lasts for two days. This year, Sallah will go down in history because there won't be any celebration.
How IBB annulled the June 24, 1993 presidential election
On this day, June 24, 1993, military dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida, nullified the freest, fairest, and most peaceful election in Nigeria's history - the June 12 presidential election won by Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola.
History of racism: A French taboo
As protests against racial prejudice continue across the world, we look at how discrimination and xenophobia materialise in specific ways in France. We begin with a look back at the history of this French taboo. Next, we take a look at police violence and how some current and former officers have started speaking out. Lastly, we speak to activist and Professor Maboula Soumahoro, who looks at why language and republican ideals add an extra level of complexity to the issue.
The day the Berlin Wall came down
The Cold War, a global power struggle between dictatorship and democracy, ended in Berlin on November 9, 1989. The course of history, however, was set in motion by decisive events outside the country long before that.
The 10 best-selling albums in US history
The 10 best-selling albums in US history The Eagles recently dethroned Michael Jackson and his long-standing number one album, ‘Thriller.’
Charting a strategy for national unity in Nigeria
The richness of Nigeria's diversity is one worth envying, but in this critical point in the nation's history, a very divisive narrative has taken root, which has become a serious cause of concern for the future of the country.
India's last water men fight tide of history
Shakeel Ahmad wanders the cramped alleyways of Old Delhi offering water from a goat hide canteen slung over his shoulder, a centuries-old service welcomed by thirsty vendors toiling under the baking Indian sun which is fading into history.