Wednesday, May 27, 2020

France

Are There Too Many Sports Tournaments this Summer?

Does it feel like a struggle dividing your attention between the Women's World Cup, the Cricket World Cup, African Cup of Nations and not to mention Wimbledon which started this week? As much as we enjoy the...

Should Colonial Lootings Be Returned to Africa?

by Benedicta Denteh It has been almost a year since we all had the absolute pleasure in watching the movie that is considered a breakthrough blockbuster with regards to black representation in Hollywood. Marvel’s...

Emiliano Sala: Tribute’s Pour In As Body Identified As Cardiff City Footballer

Guernsey police confirmed on Thursday night that the body recovered during an underwater search of the English Channel was Argentinian professional footballer, Emiliano Sala. Sala and pilot, David Ibbitson, have been missing since 21st January 2019 when...

Paris is Burning: Mayhem As Paris Deals With Fuel Price Hike

What’s Going On in Paris? Since Saturday 17 November 2018, a protest movement with demonstrations began in France and has subsequently spread to neighbouring countries such as the Netherlands and Belgium. According to Business Insider “Diesel went from an average...

UEFA Nations League: Finally Some Excitement in International Football

The Netherlands beat France on Friday 16th November in their UEFA Nations League match and deservedly so, with Wijnaldum and Depay both getting on the score boards. It could have been more than just  2-0 win, but...

Benin Will Fight To Secure Its Heritage

Benin’s President Patrice Talon is due to conduct his inaugural state visit to France. Whilst he is there he will press the French President, Emmanuel Macron, on the topic of France and the repatriation of Benin art and artefacts,...

Nutella Riot

On Thursday, French Supermarkets held a Black Friday-esque sale of Nutella leading to customers fighting over each other. The price fell from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40 (£1.20) offering a 70% discount! French reporters claimed shoppers were acting like 'animals' as...

The House Built on the Sands of the Sahara

The 12th January marked the beginning of a series of civil unrest in Tunisia that saw people take to streets, both peacefully and violently, to oppose what they perceive as mismanagement of the economy almost 7 years to the...
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Mental health in the global black community

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, was murdered by a white...
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Did you know Yoga had a huge Impact on mental health?

In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, mental health has been at the forefront of many discussions. Staying indoors and living in...

A case of race: How racism can impact mental health

Racism is not short of its involvement in popular discussion. As debates of race and identity have increased tenfold, due mostly to...

What is lock-down like around the world?

Migrant workers throng buses amid the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus at Lal Kuan Bus Stand n Ghaziabad,...

War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as Victory in Europe's 75th anniversary...