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How to write about elections in Africa

With a few elections coming up next year, journalist Jina Moore already has the template down for covering them: 273 more words


Winnie: Yep, another biopic

Here we go. Another biopic surrounding Nelson Mandela, but this time, Hollywood is tackling the story of his ex-counterpart, Winnie Mandela. While the real Winnie Mandela has… 210 more words

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Conflicting Stories: A Look at the Conflict Diamond Debate

“Africans need this industry”-Russell Simmons, Founder of Def Jam Records and current CEO of Simmons Jewelry Co.

Adam Hochschild’s brief piece on the diamond industry, entitled, “ 513 more words

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DR Congo: The Weight of History (A France 24 Debate)

Although incredibly vast and rich in mineral resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo still struggles after 50 years of Independence. In France 24’s debate on the Congo crisis, we learn of the nation’s turbulent history and struggle toward democracy. 556 more words

Generation Rwanda Cocktail Party

Hi everyone,

I’m writing to let you know about a special event that I’m volunteering at this Wednesday that’s being held by Generation Rwanda, a nonprofit that provides university scholarships to extremely talented and motivated Rwandan youths who wouldn’t otherwise be able to access higher education.  250 more words

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Heart of Darkness leaves it Shadow on the 21st Century

 Written in 1899, Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness has greatly contributed to the Western perceptions of Africa as the epicenter of unrelenting evil and ignorance.  476 more words

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Meles Zenawi visit VIDEO!

Columbia has sparked controversy yet again. The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi Asres, was invited by the university to address “The Current Global Environment and its Impact in Africa”. 262 more words

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