12 Jul 2020
DR Congo and Madagascar mark six decades of independence from former colonial powers. The legacy of the damaging years of European colonialism continues to weigh heavily on the development of the African nations. Also, Benin commemorates those in its history who passed through its cities as they were sold into slavery. And Somalia celebrates its 60th year of independence from Italy by reopening long-closed cultural sites like its national theatre in Mogadishu.
20 Jun 2020
Two British companies with historical links to the slave trade have pledged to invest in projects supporting black and other minority ethnic communities. Lloyds and Greene King were listed on a slavery legacy database.