Of Paganism and Sant Joan

 Photo Credit: Unsplash By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: El Raval, Barcelona Last week was the feast of Sant (Saint) Joan in Barcelona. The actual day, the 23rd of June is the longest day and shortest […]

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A Rude Awakening

Marius Makon, Candidate for Mayor of Barcelona 2019        Photo: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu  Dateline: Gracia, Barcelona  I learnt about Marius Makon from a friend recently, when we were discussing […]

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Man’s Inhumanity to Man

Lancy Dodem, so called “untouchable” living life to the fullest.    Photo Credit: African Press Club Dateline: Eixample, Spain By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu I met Lancy Dodem for the first time at a concert in […]

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It’s a Sexist World

Photo Credit: Nik Hi folks. This week, our guest writer Newman is taking on the obvious topic of unequal treatment of men and women. I like men who are feminist inclined because without them, we […]

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The Politics of Colour

Juan Nicolas Tineo PhD, during the launch of his book in Barcelona.    Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu I met Juan Nicolas Tineo at the launch of his book Temporario in […]

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The Magic of N’Zinga

DJ Vera, founder and host of N’Zinga Dance Hall     Photo Credit: Oscar Correcher By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Eixample, Barcelona, Spain When I was growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, our birthday parties were dominated […]

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You Are Born Free

Photo Credit: Skeeze from Pixabay By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: El Raval, Barcelona, Spain What is freedom worth to you? A baby is delivered into the world after hours or days of intense, inexplicable and […]

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Who Runs the World?

Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Eixampla, Barcelona, Spain It’s really a man’s world! If you’re a single woman of a certain age, society mocks you. Everyone makes it a duty […]

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Across the Oceans

Colombian writer Hugo Tovar (M), his niece Juliet (L), Juliet’s mum (R) and their little cousin.      Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Calle Boada, Barcelona Spain. I’m curious about […]

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