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    7 Top Reasons Why Africa Is Still Poor, 2017

    7 Top Reasons Why Africa Is Still Poor, 2017

    “While $134B flows in each year, predominantly in the form of loans, foreign investment and aid; $192B is taken out, mainly in profits made by foreign companies, tax evasion and the costs of adapting to climate change." - Health Poverty Action.

      Internet Falls in Love with Traditional Rwandan Amasunzu Hairstyle

      The name of this eye-catching traditional hairstyle is called the Amasunzu. Getting it requires a barber with skills and accuracy level of a god.

        Best Universities in Africa

        Up to date list of the best universities in Africa. South and Egypt dominate the list.

          These Are The Five Drunkest Countries in Africa

          Nigeria tops the list of Africa’s heaviest drinkers which is contributed by their tradition of drinking palm wine. Three East African Nations; Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya are also on the list.

            To Go Back to Africa, or Not? That Is The Question.

            Business and industry leaders at the Africa Business Conference discuss when and how to go back to Africa after studying or living in the diaspora.

              Going Against the Tide: Kenyan Musician, Labdi Ommes, Plays an Instrument That Women Shouldn’t!

              Labdi Ommes,a burgeoning artist in Kenya, is on a quest to popularize traditional music among Africans and see to it that African traditional musical instruments are incorporated in modern music.

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              Slavery, A Chronology

              Slavery, A Chronology

              Slavery, a painful and shameful part of human history. One might argue it was never abolished but merely transformed and extended to include all the colours.

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              The Emperor's Speech

              This story recounts the attempts of one mortal man and humanity at large to establish everlasting peace instead of waging perpetual war. A struggle of good over evil.

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              African Taboos and Environmental Conservation

              Finally, to my fellow countrymen, let’s go back to our roots. Let us be proud of our African culture as we celebrate with joy its fruits.

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              Slavery, A Chronology

              Slavery, a painful and shameful part of human history. One might argue it was never abolished but merely transformed and extended to include all the colours.

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              Celebrating Women's Roar

              The World just celebrated the International Women's Rights Day. How can we also, between sisters, acting as leaders who inspire, make it a right to heal and a right to give?

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              How to Make Soft Chin Chin

              Did you know that our favourite West African snack is present in other cultures in the world? They may do it slightly differently but nonetheless the core of the recipe is the same as ours.

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              CAF Elections: In Search of a Sports Administrator

              In CAF we need a career sports administrator not a football politician.

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              Sankara's Ghost

              Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, continues to live on in the memory of his people. What is Sankara's legacy and what can we learn from it today?

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              Sufism Combats Islamism in Morocco

              Islamism is seen as a threat to the government of Morocco both because it invokes violence and destruction and challenges the governmental regime in place.

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              There Is No Way To Happiness, Happiness Is The Way

              Cultivating a life that is grounded in sobriety, is what it takes to be truly happy.

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              On Xenophobia

              We can observe the return of the xenophobic ghost in the news headlines from time to time and throughout history. Mostly flared by politicians for political gain. Xenophobia is however a global issue. Let's reflect on some of its aspects.

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              How this African Whiz-Kid Inspired Engineers From Harvard and MIT

              He used the available wasted resources to create a radio and electric lighting

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              No, Africans Are Not Naturally Inferior

              I however think that Africans are not inferior but may have an inferior attitude.

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              Can The African Music Industry Do Better?

              Finally, to my fellow Africans, especially those with a passion for music, try hard to create music from your heart and avoid copying

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              How This Boy From Malawi Created Electricity From Wind

              If we all struggle to solve Africa’s challenges, then no doubt that our continent will never be called dark.

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              African Makeup Brands You Should Know About

              African makeup brands are effectively competing on the world stage. These are some of them.

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