The African Heritage Foundation (AHF) accompanied the Lashley family to their court hearing regarding the custody of their two children today. The Barbados Child Care Board has brought a custody case against this family in an attempt to take custody of their two children and make them wards of the state. The foundation of their case is that the Ministry of Education has brought a case against the family for…
The latest project by photographer and digital artist, Osborne Macharia. This is the story of a special unit of 4 women in a small village within Kipipiri Forest. They were the wives to 4 of the Mau Mau generals and just like their men, they too had leadership roles. This women would be endowed in the most unique hair styles whenever a full moon was approaching. To the ordinary folk this was normal but to…
In Haiti, there is a plant called fey lougawou (Kalanchoe pinnata), which is celebrated for its curing capabilities. This plant is known as Miracle Leaf, Life Plant and Wonder of the World in English. This succulent plant is native to Madagascar, but has become naturalized in Asia the Pacific and all over the Caribbean, especially in Haiti.
In the world of Ayurveda, neem is a popular medicinal herb that’s been part of traditional remedies that date back almost 5000 years. Also known as Azadirachta Indica in English or ‘Neemba’ in Sanskrit, the neem tree is a really good example of how nature holds both the problem and the cure.
Walter Rodney Ajamu Nangwaya Walter Rodney has demonstrated through thought and action that it is not inevitable for intellectuals to join the systems of oppression and use their knowledge and skills to perpetuate exploitation. They have the option of committing “class suicide.” Rodney called on the intelligentsia to use their knowledge and skills to challenge and undermine oppression.
Editor, permit with teaching and research experience in West, Central, East and North Africa offering of some insights into the perceived impasse of home learning by people Rastafari and the Ministry of Education. As Rastafarians, we are intuitively guided by the words of H.I.M Haile Selassie 1.
Dem nah deal with the real issue! As I read and listen to various comments on the issue of the Rastafari couple charged and found guilty of not sending their children to school, I am left to say once again, we continually make judgements based on uninformed positions.
The African Heritage Foundation introduces you to another one of its very talented members. Here to share with you her businesses, her dreams, her aspirations and a little bit of herself in an interview with the AHF is Ms Ria Riley. We of the AHF hope that this feature proves beneficial to Ria and we ask you to look her up and give her some your business.
Fennel is a perennial, pleasant-smelling herb with yellow flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean, but is now found throughout the world. Dried fennel seeds are often used in cooking as an anise-flavored spice. But don’t confuse fennel with anise; though they look and taste similar, they are not the same. Fennel’s dried ripe seeds and oil are used to make medicine.
Anise hyssop is a perennial herb that is well known for its many useful herbal benefits, among that being its medical uses in the herbalist community. Used as an infusion in tea and cold remedies. Will relieve congestion.