George Clooney and the Return of Africa’s Stolen Artifacts

Much of the inhabitants of Africa south of the Sahara experience a mostly undiagnosed, but overwhelming sense of mental displacement. The existing state of diminished self-awareness among Africans can be traced to historical antecedents such as the unchecked looting of the continent's artifacts during the colonial era. Africa's living memory and chronology of achievements live … Continue reading George Clooney and the Return of Africa’s Stolen Artifacts

Returning Africa’s Stolen Artifacts (I)

Consider a scenario where a burglar, armed robber or fraudster dispossesses you of several of your most prized belongings. A few years down the line, the long arm of the law catches up with the perpetrator. Upon searching his apartment, a sizeable amount of your properties are found intact and well preserved, having appreciated greatly … Continue reading Returning Africa’s Stolen Artifacts (I)