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    The Most Peaceful Countries in Africa, 2016

    The Most Peaceful Countries in Africa, 2016

    According to the 2016 Global Peace Index these countries are ranked based on three indicators: the level of safety, security and the extent of domestic and international conflict and the degree of militarisation.

      Don’t Be Afraid Of Failure, Rather Be Afraid Of Never Failing

      Tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and leaders have to rise against their fears today to succeed. They shouldn't let fear hold them back from achievements.

        All You Need to Know About the African Cup of Nations: Group A

        The coming weeks are set to be some of the continent’s most enthralling yet.

          All You Need to Know About the AFCON: Zooming in on Group B

          This might just be the group of death in the tournament. Nothing is guaranteed in Group B.

            Nairobi Ranked Best City to Visit in 2017- Here’s Why You Should Visit

            2017 is the year you should visit Kenya. According to United Kingdom travel publisher Rough Guides, if you “skip Nairobi now, you are missing out big time.”

              Why You Should Visit Johannesburg in 2017, A City Clad in Rich History and Culture

              If you are planning to visit Johannesburg- the most visited city in Africa- we have compiled some sites that we think would be exciting including the Lindfield Victorian House Museum. The museum will give you an insight into the Victorian era.

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              Sexual Equality Is Not Sexual Sameness.

              Sexual Equality Is Not Sexual Sameness.

              Whether men and women are equal is a socio-political question but whether they are the same, is a scientific one.

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              The Trump We Love to Hate

              Judging by the public outrage we’ve witnessed in the past couple of weeks, those on the ground aren’t too happy about the newly inaugurated POTUS.

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              Sexual Equality Is Not Sexual Sameness.

              Whether men and women are equal is a socio-political question but whether they are the same, is a scientific one.

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              Morocco: The Everlasting Belief in Saints and Spirits

              While spirits play an important role in the Moroccan rich culture, traditional beliefs surrounding spirits and the continued veneration of saints creates a more unique approach to the spiritual world compared to the Muslim world.

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              Has “The African Dream” Become a Nightmare, We Love?

              The dream of most Africans is largely to be doers of stuff, without intricate thinking through stuff!

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              African Fashion Bloggers who Avidly Wear African Brands

              The influencers who fervently wear fashion and design from Africa are key drivers of growth of the fashion industry. This article lists some of them.

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              Morocco: The Perplexing Land of Contrasts and Contradictions

              The contrasts and contradictions mentioned here above may be perplexing and baffling to the foreigners, but in reality they are the ingredients that make Morocco the fascinating mosaic.

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              The Chronicles of the Sephardic Jews in Spain, Europe and in Morocco after 1492 [Part 2]

              The Moroccan Jewish culture has persevered through time, resisted the wear and tear of successive persecutions, stigmatization and massacres, and is still alive and thriving today.

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              The Chronicles of the Sephardic Jews in Europe and Morocco after 1492 [Part 1]

              Those who kept their Jewish faith were made by the Catholics to pay a tax and were often badly treated and ostracized.

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              The Harsh Realities Facing Liberia

              Rape is becoming a culture in Liberia. If swift action is not taken to prevent this stigmatizing threat, Liberia is doomed.

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              Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

              As Africa urbanizes and more people move to informal settlements on the edge of large cities, lack of formal addresses will become much larger in scale and economically problematic.

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              On Lagos Lynching, Jungle Justice and the Law

              Just last week, a seven year old boy was reportedly beaten and burnt to death in Badagry Area of Lagos State for attempting to steal garri from a trader’s shop.

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              Is Mohammed VI becoming the King of Africa?

              Because of all the above, one can say without exaggeration, complacency or lip service motives and intentions that Mohammed VI is, undoubtedly, the true and sincere Caliph of Africa.

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              Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

              International fashion brands are seeing the potential in outsourcing their production to Africa. Asos is the latest one to do so.

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              Decolonizing Publication

              Projects to decolonize knowledge challenge hierarchically institutional(ized) writing and reading cultures through pivots of concrete everyday action as well as through visionary transformations.

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              “We Are One People,” Doesn't Mean Race No Longer Matters

              Race does matter. We have to acknowledge and accept the inevitability, diversity and permanence of our differences before we can think of unity.