Should Africa blame the West for its Problems?

How much should Africans blame the West and the East for that matter for their problems. Are our problems home grown or because of outside interference by foreign nations? Do our leaders really have

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Gukurahundi In Zimbabwe

GUKURAHUNDI IN ZIMBABWE JOSHUA NKOMO INTERVIEW FIFTH BRIGADE ATROCITIES IN ZIMBABWE I saw 5th Brigade ripping pregnant woman’s stomach: Minister A Report on the 1980s Disturbance in Matabeleland

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NoViolet Bulawayo: Caine Prize Winner

NOVIOLET BULAWAYO WINS THE CAINE PRIZE Zimbabwean Born Noviolet Bulawayo has won the Caine Prize for African Literature. Video Courtesy of CNN.COM Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie : The Danger of a Single Story

CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE I first learned about her through a magazine article and decided to take some risk in reading her first book, Purple Hibiscus. I was familiar with famous Nigerian authors so

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“Haffajee does it for White Masters” Moyeni v. Haffajee

This article was originally published by The Sowetan and is the subject of controversy in South Africa. The Sowetan has since removed the article from their site. Please tell us what you think. Does Eric

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Wealth Gap in the US Widens; Blacks Hurt Most

Ever since the US Census Bureau and the Pew Research Center released this data it feels like a call to action. The recession has hit minorities and in particular black people the hardest. As Black people

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Profile: Aliko Dangote

THE WEALTHIEST BLACK MAN Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the founder of the Dangote Group, which he currently presides over as President and Chief Executive.Dangote is a graduate of Business Studies from the

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Death of a Pioneer: Lombuso Taongai

Former Premier League of Swaziland (PLS) Chief Operations Officer Lombuso Taongai has passed on after a short illness.Tongai became the first woman to head the PLS office in Swaziland about eight years

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Entrepreneurs promoting Diversity in Technology

When we hear about success in tech we often read the stories of mostly young white males who are creating the next “BIG” thing. The new millionaires of this century are often tied to creating

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Rupert Murdoch is Big Brother

Big Brother identity revealed In what seems to be an epic of magnificent proportions the true identity of Big brother which had been hidden through “Operation Weapons of Mass Distraction” has been

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YES YOUTH CAN DAY II

On the first day of Michelle Obama’s solo trip to Africa on the “YES YOUTH CAN” tour she landed in South Africa accompanied by first daughters. So we should ask why Obama is embarking on this African

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US First Lady & First Daughters Coming to Africa

Michelle Obama perhaps the most iconic black woman in the world is visiting Africa, Southern Africa to  South African and Botswana. This is an official visit where she will be  accompanied by US First

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UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights encourages UN Member States to focus on human rights ahead of High Level Meeting on AIDS

The UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights has issued a statement encouraging UN Member States to reaffirm the focus on human rights that has driven 30 years of progress in the global HIV response.

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At Stake: Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast has maintained close ties to France since independence in 1960, the development of cocoa production for export, and foreign investment made Cote d’Ivoire one of the most prosperous of

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Forgotten History: Queen Verónica I Guterres Kandala Kingwanga

Queen Veronica I Guterres Kandala Kingwanga Francisco Guterres was succeeded by his sister Verónica I Guterres Kandala Kingwanga, whose long rule from 1681 to 1721 consolidated the control of the Guterres

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Womens History Month: Hadizatou Mani

One of the winners of the U.S. secretary of state’s 2009 International Women of Courage Awards was just 12 years old when she was sold as a slave.“I was negotiated over like a goat,” said Hadizatou

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Womens History Month: Betty Makoni

Betty Makoni is a gender activist, Founder and Director of Girl Child Network Zimbabwe (GCN) and Chief Executive Officer of Girl Child Network World Wide, an organisation that champions the rights of

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Dr. Hawa Abdi

DR HAWA ABDIIn celebration of Women’s History Month we highlight Dr. Hawa Abdi who is helping women in Somalia. Born in Mogadishu, Abdi came of age in an era when the seaside capital boasted thriving

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International Womens Day

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) In honor of International Women’s Day we celebrate a woman who made a difference in the lives of women in the past; Mary McLeod Bethune. By her own words and example,

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President’s Day Part 1

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.At Global Black History we look at today February 21st as President’s Day in America where we celebrate the men whose policies have influenced us greatly.We

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