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Columnist: KWAME OPOKU, DR.

Metal vessel, Benin, Nigeria, now in Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Berlin, Germany.

Benin Bronzes Belong To Oba Of Benin

Sep 20, 2021 | Feature Article

As for the ownership status of the works, who does not know that Benin is the true owner despite the semantics an ...


Jul 8, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo; lsquo;It would not have been right to have retained an item of such great cultural importance that was ac ...

Jun 11, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;Although the existing legal framework is not favourable to the original owners of the objects in colonial ...

May 31, 2021 | Feature Article

We publish below a press release of the Berlin Postkolonial on the recent agreement between Namibia and Germa ...

May 24, 2021 | Feature Article

I decided not to comment on International Museum Day, which offers an annual occasion to reflect on the museums, the ...

May 5, 2021 | Feature Article

We are facing the historical and moral responsibility to bring Germany 39;s colonial past to light and to come ...

Apr 23, 2021 | Feature Article

The central issue can be ascribed to the fact that most of these Europeans intended, consciously or unconsciousl ...

Apr 16, 2021 | Feature Article

rsquo;African art, like any great art, some would say, in any case more than any other, and for a long time if n ...

Apr 4, 2021 | Feature Article

It has been widely reported that Germany intends to restitute looted Benin artefacts that it acquired from the Briti ...

Mar 14, 2021 | Feature Article

ldquo;The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, posse ...

Feb 8, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;And the museums of which M. Caillois is so proud, not for one minute does it cross his mind that, all thin ...

Jan 13, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;I cannot accept that a large part of cultural heritage from several African countries is in France. There ...

Dec 31, 2020 | Feature Article

I was moved to silent melancholy at the thought that this assembly of degenerate and feeble-minded posterity sho ...

Dec 18, 2020 | Feature Article

ldquo;The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, posse ...

Dec 2, 2020 | Feature Article

lsquo;By the end of the 1960s, the price of Benin works had soared so high that the Federal Government of Nigeri ...

Nov 16, 2020 | Feature Article

lsquo;One of the noblest incarnations of a people rsquo;s genius is its cultural heritage, built up over ...

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