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Cecil Rhodes: the arch-colonizer in chief and founder of Rhodesia

Who was Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)? Journalist and political commentator Jooneed Khan remembers who this figure was and why his statue was removed last week in South Africa. 16 more words

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Kanye West: "I am a God."


Excuse me, that’s just the first line that comes to my head when I think of Kanye West. Now, I WAS a huge fan of Kanye when he first broke the industry in 2004 with his classic “The College Dropout” album. 454 more words

African History

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Imagine something terrible happened – or horrible accident or unspeakable crime – and as a result your face and body were been badly mutilated. You then meet an extraordinary doctor who has the skill and talent to completely transform you. 529 more words

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Namibia And South Africa, Beware Of False Prophets In The Academia

“The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it” – George Orwell

It is trendy to worship the academia and its academic qualifications, academic “analysis” and “PhD essays”, presented in an academic jargon that has become all too flowery and removed from the truth. 797 more words


African Civilisation is World civilisation.

A clear view of history is able to help us create the future. This means having a clear knowledge of the actual historical events. I will be posting daily what Africans have contributed to the world.  185 more words

Ancient Africa A History Denied

One correction; there is written history in Eastern and Northern Africa.

Ancient History And Modern History

book review, Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai, by Claire A. Nivola

Nivola, C. A. (2008). Planting the trees of Kenya: The story of Wangari Maathai. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Summary: This biography starts in Wangari’s childhood in Kenya where she played with frogs under a fig tree while a stream full of fish flowed by. 385 more words

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