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Blaise Compaore: The Failure of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso which means the land of upright men was given its inspirational name by the visionary Thomas Sankara who was assassinated by Blaise Campoure in 1987. Earlier, the country was known as Upper

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Neo-Nazi European terrorism on the Rise in America

The regime of Donald Trump in America has brought with it the reemergence of the violence and terror from neo-Nazi alt right groups. Although the American civil war between the Northern states and the

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Politics Across Africa August 2017

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 election. Raila Odinga his opponent has reported voter irregularities and small bouts of violence have broken out. Kenyans should defend

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Have your Say: What Do You Think About Global Black History?

Global Black History invites you to participate in a survey on your experience as a reader and supporter of GlobalBlackHistory.com. Our goal is to better understand the needs of our community of readers

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A Brief History of Chad: Tombalbaye, Habre & Goukouni

The modern day nation of Chad was colonized by France during the early part of the twentieth century. Prior to French colonization, the northerners, mostly Muslims dominated Chad. However, after colonization

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Early History of Madagascar: The Island of Africa

Madagascar is the name given to the the island by colonialists when they invaded. Madagasikara is the name that the locals use for their country. Africans have always inhabited the island of Madagascar.

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The Macron Doctrine: African Occupation, Population Control & Plunder

While at the G-20 Emmanuel Macron said this about Africa: “The challenge of Africa is completely different, it is much deeper. It is civilization today. Failing states, complex democratic transitions,

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How the West Is Using NGOs To Destroy Africa

Every year, billions of dollars are spent by Non-governmental Organizations (NGOS) to supposedly fight poverty, disease, wars and so forth on the continent of Africa. Non-governmental organizations are

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Battle of Adwa 1896: Ethiopian Military Victory & Defeat of Italy

On March 1, 1896, the Ethiopian army under the leadership of one of Africa’s illustrious war time heroes, chief strategists Emperor Menilek II dealt Italy a decisive defeat.  Italy’s crushing defeat

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Ghana Launches Its First Space Satellite

On Friday, July 7, Ghana celebrated the launch of its first satellite into space. The satellite will be used to monitor Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes, and to build capacity in space science

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Magufuli’s New Economic Strategy – Taxation and Manufacturing

President Magufuli’s new strategy for Tanzania is reform of the tax system and promoting manufacturing, both of which have been proven as effective strategies in this century. Magufuli who is the

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The Life & Legacy of Ketumile Masire in Botswana

Former Botswana President, Ketumile Masire who led the country from 1980 to 1998 has died at the age of 91. Quett Ketumile Masire, (23 July 1925 – 22 June 2017) was the second President of Botswana.

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Wesleyan College Acknowledges Ku Klux Klan History

Recently, a few colleges and Universities in the United States have begun to acknowledge their participation and benefit from slavery such as Georgetown University, Emory University and now Wesleyan College.

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The Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde

Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde were colonies of Portugal, which was determined not to let them go. The Portuguese were determined not to give up Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and Mozambique because the

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Southern Baptist Convention Refuses to Condemn Alt-Right/ White Supremacy

**Update** After much public ridicule, the Southern Baptist Convention finally decided to pass the resolution condemning the Alt-Right. Dwight McKissic, an African American preacher drafted the resolution

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The Role of the Diaspora in the Decolonization of Africa

Africans living in the diaspora laid the groundwork for the African revolution across Africa which led to the political independence of most African states from the 1950s -1994 when South Africa got its

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The Christian Kingdom in Ethiopia 800- 1270 A.D

In 800 A.D., the capital of Ethiopia was moved from Aksum to the central highlands. From about 1000 A.D., Ethiopia exported gold and ivory to Egypt but remained a largely agriculturally based economy.

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Role of Islam in the Destruction of African Society

In a quest to grow their religion around the world,  Muslims set their sights on the African continent. Muslims moved in to Africa around 639 B.C.  and began attempting to establish an Islamic State

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Africa Day & Pan Africanist Movement

In the 1920s the Africans in North America and in the Caribbean began to experience an awakening and the rise of self-help programs began to spread across these areas. The message was advanced by Marcus

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Atlanta Based Startup Aevolve Expanding into Africa

Atlanta based technology manufacturing startup firm, Aevolve Inc is seeking to expand in Africa. The firm focuses on bringing innovative and affordable computing and entertainment technology to businesses

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