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5 Things Every African Should Know About American Power

American has been the global leader for the past 50 years. The United States of America is a superpower and its might can never be underestimated. All countries want to be like America even her enemies

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African Migrants Being Sold in Libyan Slave Markets

Intermational Organization for Migration (IOM) staff in Niger and Libya have documented shocking events on North African migrant routes, which they have described as ‘slave markets’ tormenting

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Charlize Theron’s Human Rights Abuse of Black Child

Charlize Theron is a South African born actress who was raised under apartheid regime. Her ancestors who created apartheid perpetuated one of the worst atrocities of ethnic cleansing known to mankind

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Nigerian Accepted into All 8 Ivy League Universities

And the trend continues………children of African immigrants continue to excel in the United States. This year, Ifeoma White-Thorpe was accepted into all 8 Ivy League Universities and Stanford

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Tanganyika in the 1930s: The Economy & African Resistance

During the 1930s, Tanganyika also felt the effects of the Great Depression. The prices of the main export crops, sisal and coffee dropped between 1930 and 1931 even as farmers were producing more. Sisal

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Dr. Mireille Twayigira: From Rwandan Refugee to Doctor at 24

Mireille Twayigira’s family fled Rwanda soon after her father was killed during the 1994 genocide. Mireille, her mother, grandfather, uncle and a handful of relatives, headed south into the Democratic

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Botswana’s Land Question: Khama vs Basarwa Bushmen

Khama’s Campaign Against Bushmen Khama is the son of the former President of Botswana and did not just want to take on the position as an ego trip or to fill his father’s shoes but has undoubtedly

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Modern Day Castration: Men Kneeling for Men

The picture of the Zambian minister kneeling as he speaks to President is frightening and baffling. It is a testament to how much western values have polluted real African practices. True African leadership

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Robert Mugabe’s War in the Democratic Republic of Congo

When the Democratic Republic of Congo’s government under President Laurent Kabila was under attack from rebels, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe decided to send troops in August 1998. Earlier

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Understanding the Past: African American Lives

In this series, Henry Louis Gates, takes eight prominent African American lives — Dr. Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dr. Mae Jemison, Quincy Jones, Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Chris

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NGO Social Engineering: The New Colonialism in Africa

Ever since Africans challenged colonial powers and demanded that they govern themselves in their own affairs the West has been baffled about how to conquer Africa again. That was until they decided on

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The Migration of Nilotes To Kenya

The Highland Nilotes Before the Nilotes moved to western Kenya, they lived in southwestern area of Ethiopia. The Nilotes occupied portions of what is now Kenya while another group, the Tatoga settled in

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Kirk Franklin’s Dress & Anti Family Agenda

The black church is one of the oldest institutions in the American black community. It is the cornerstone of society and helped birth the civil rights movement and end segregation. The church has remained

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The Kingdoms of the Nkore and Toro in Uganda

Kingdom of the Nkore In the early 18th century, the Bunyoro invaded the Kingdom of Nkore and the mugabe, Ntare IV was forced to flee but eventually won back control of their territory. This invasion forced

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21st Century Colonialism: The New Scramble for Africa 3.0

During the last scramble for Africa in 1884, European powers met in Berlin to discuss the rules of invading and taking over territory in Africa. There were no Africans invited to the table. In 1947, the

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20 Things Trump Needs to Know About HBCUs

There are reports that President Trump could be working on an Executive Order for Historically black colleges and universities.  Before he issues the executive order, there are a few facts that would

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Imelme Umana: First Black Woman President of the Harvard Law Review

ImeIme A. Umana ’14 will be the first black woman to serve as President of the Harvard Law Review. ImeIme Umana has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review. Imelme, who graduated from Harvard

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African Leadership & Economic Legacy

There is a new generation of young African leaders that desire to see the continent of Africa move from being a charity case. Young leaders like Julius Malema of South African Opposition party, Economic

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The Moi Presidency in Kenya (1979-1992)

Domestic Policy President Daniel Arap Moi was elected unopposed in 1979 with Mwai Kibaki as his Vice President and Minister of Finance. Domestically, Moi was quickly confronted with domestic problems such

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Early Resistance in Zimbabwe in the 1890s

After 1890, the British South Africa Company (BSAC) introduced various measures to force natives to sell their labor cheaply and to steal their wealth. However, they met a lot of resistance in their quest.

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