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The Smell of a Memory: My Adventures in Congo'

More of my crazy experiences in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thankfully, no recent smell/memory triggers, which I’m kinda okay with…

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They say that smells are a powerful trigger for memories. 635 more words

Summoning Magic - A Gypsy's Tale

Kiss Off!

Fiona is a famous artist. And she’s a hippopotamus. She was born at Cincinnati Zoo in January 2017, and she became an artist fast. She was an adorable calf born 6 weeks early at 29 lb., but now, at 650 lbs, she’s become the resident hippo painter. 1,179 more words

China Is Centralizing Its Levers of Control Over the Congo

The creation of a business association of Chinese mining companies in the Congo should be interpreted as Beijing centralizing its levers of control over the country through the establishment of a powerful lobbying group that will undoubtedly advance the strategic interests of the People’s Republic while the Central African state undergoes an unprecedented political transition fraught with developing Hybrid War tumult. 1,232 more words

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Reginal coffee profile: Africa

Bright, winey, smooth, intense… Africa, largely believed to be the birthplace of coffee, possesses extraordinary coffee growing conditions with its soaring, majestic mountain ranges, consistent equatorial climate, and pristine old growth forests. 758 more words

Coffee

Africa Mining: Cobalt explorers see Congo mine law offset by price, high grades

Junior miners exploring for cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reckon increased prices and the country’s high-grade deposits will offset the added costs of new legislation larger companies have opposed. 457 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Nigerian Chickens At The World Cup Ft. Eddie Kadi

‘When will the Super Eagles Fly?’ they say… We honestly aren’t sure but let’s pray some other African teams can do well and Nigeria can fix up because we simply look fashionable right now! 172 more words

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