Author: Emeka Gbandi

Emeka Gbandi is the Chief International Editor of African Heritage magazine. He is an investment enthusiast , a copywriter with the Mildest touch who has created a niche in investment and ICT. Skilled and certified in social change and has a flair to creatively chronicle people,places and events portraying Africa and its rich culture and heritage.

In the introduction of Love And Sorrow we are introduced to a teenager that has so many hopes, possibilities and dreams for her future. Just like any other teenager she wants to enjoy her teen years however her teenage years are cut short by the accidental ‘ love of her life’. When she meets Kevin Mbatha her life comes to a massive stop.She falls in love and falls pregnant which leads to countless events that she encounters. Love And sorrow by D.N Kodisang This book is recommended for all female gender most especially the adolescent and teenagers who still have…

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Human rights iconThe South African Archbishop of the Anglican Church passed away at the age of 90 on Boxing Day. The world paid tribute to this prominent cleric for his commitment to anti-racism, peace and freedom for all South Africans. In 1984 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaign of non-violent resistance against Apartheid or white minority rule in South Africa. The icon of the struggle against apartheid or institutional racism in the former South Africa and the tireless human rights activist was known for his outspokenness, infectious laughter, and unwavering commitment to the oppressed. He was…

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This book was published & launched in November 2020. Little Ngwana Stories The book has since scooped an AfriCAN Honoree Authors Award (2021) and made it as finalist for the 2022 Mulher Forte African Literature Awards. The book has so far found international sales in Ireland, Namibia & South Africa. the author with the award (AfriCAN Honoree Authors Award) The book is suited for children aged 3-12 years old according to COHA (Centre of Hope Academy, Namibia) which specialises with children living with disabilities. The co-founder of COHA Victoria Joel, actively endorses the book and its activities. Upon being launched,…

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Violence against women is one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world. The first survey on violence against women, conducted in 2014 in the Member States of the European Union among a sample of 42,000 women, surprised everyone. Indeed, it revealed that one in three women in Europe has experienced at least one form of sexual or physical violence and one in two women has been the victim of multiple forms of sexual harassment. Violence against women can take many forms: Assault, rape, domestic, psychological and verbal violence, femicide under the guise of honour killing, genital mutilation,…

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Pat utomi “Almost everyone I know wonders why people in power change radically; why they become so utterly disconnected from reality that they suddenly become completely unrecognisable to people who knew them before they got to power. Take Buhari, for example. Before 2015, he was—or at least he appeared to be—empathetic. He supported subsidies for the poor, railed against waste, thought Nigerians deserved to buy petrol at a low price because Nigerian oil was “developed with Nigerian capital,” and so on. He even said foreign medical treatment for elected government officials was immoral and indefensible, and wondered why a Nigerian…

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Hamburg, Germany, 8 Nov. 2021 Press Release Hamburg, Germany, 8 Nov. 2021. After consulting with the ADC Party Leadership, the announcement that the Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress Party (ADC Party), Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo has thrown his support behind Prof Chukwuma Soludo, the Candidate of the All-Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Anambra supplementary election must be a surprise to many election observers in Nigeria. However, in the opinion of ADC-DN, this is in line with ADC-DNA; Selflessness (putting the interest of Ndi Anambra before the personal ambitions of candidate Nwankpo). It is no longer news that the…

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Our attention has been drawn to a release by NICOM, signed by Engr. Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi, Secretary to Chairman/CEO, dated 1st November 2021. To state the obvious, the Diaspora Shadow Ministers (DSM) program is not owned by NIDCOM, it is the brainchild of the African Democratic Congress Diaspora Network. Nigeria is blessed with a lot of resources and the human capacity that resides in the diaspora is one of those resources. The ADC-DN recognizes that there is a yawning gulf between what is and what should and can be. The DSM program is our contribution to solving one of…

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Last week, the European Youth Event 2021 took place. At the highlight of the event last Friday, a group of twelve activists of the Black Lives Matter movement from Nuremberg travelled to Strasbourg at the invitation of MEP Dr. Herzberger-Fofana. Strasbourg. 8.10.21 European Parliament “BLM Nuremberg” Benedicta Schmitz, Paul Arzten, Wafa Meziane, Jeffrey, Lena Mariama Meinhold, Mina Bajalani, Ibrahima Diop, Shana Filmore, Danial Eshete, und Tobias Diemer (Local Assistant; standing) At the invitation of MEP Dr. Herzberger-Fofana, who is part of the Green/EFA party in the European Parliament, a group of young activists from the Nuremberg-Erlangen region travelled to Strasbourg…

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The federal government has blamed Nigerians in Diaspora of fuelling agitation for Nigeria’s disintegration from the Diaspora. This allegation made by the spokesman of the federal government, Lai Mohammed, was also re-echo by some state government officials and prominent politicians. Hon Kenneth Gbandi However, Nigerians in Diaspora reacting through Hon Kenneth Gbandi, the immediate past Continental Chairman in Europe (NIDOE), and current Deputy Chairman of African Democratic Congress Party (ADC), puts the blame on the APC – led administration and their failure to properly constitute the NIDCOM Board. Commenting on the issue, while addressing media representatives, Hon Gbandi noted that…

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The relevance of the media to humanity is indescribable, this in my view can be appreciated by the levels of control and censorship on the media, and the capital intensive nature of operating media organisations. The advent of social media seems to be diluting the cost, control and censorship challenge of the media. However, this has its own dimensions of palaver, i.e gagging of users, who themselves are content creators, the fake news phenomenon and the cost of purchasing data and acquisition of devices enabled for social media activities. Despite these challenges,the African Democratic Congress (ADC-DN), a leading political party…

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