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Guinea-Bissau The Glorification of Triumph

Portuguese Guinea was a West African colony of Portugal from the late 15th century until 10 September 1974, when it gained independence as Guinea-Bissau.  The Glorification of Triumph is celebrated in this beautiful banknote. 161 more words


15 Facts on The West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

April 12th, 2018

If you are an admissions officers at a school or college or an international credential evaluator, an officer at a professional licensing board, or an employer reviewing credentials from West Africa, you have come across certificates issued by the… 735 more words


Akwaeke Emezi's FRESHWATER

Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Format: eBook, courtesy of NetGalley and Grove Atlantic
Secondary Format: audiobook, read by the author
Start Date: February 14, 2018… 411 more words

Book Review


Director: Herbert Brödl
Year: 1998
Country: São Tomé e Príncipe

São Tomé e Príncipe is both one of the world’s smallest countries and one of its youngest, having only been independent since 1975. 881 more words

Western Africa

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers after services in Nigeria

Source: The Guardian

Killers reportedly operated at two locations in coordinated attack on Christians returning from churches 124 more words

The Muslim Times

Nigeria mosque attack: suicide bomber kills dozens

Source: The Guardian

BY Ruth Maclean West Africa correspondent ​and agencies

Dozens of people have been killed by a suicide bomb attack during morning prayers in a mosque in north-east  137 more words

The Muslim Times

Red Cross: $6 Million Meant to Fight Ebola Was Stolen Through Fraud

Source: Time

By Clarence Roy-Macaulay and Krista Larson / AP

(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) — Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed Saturday. 119 more words

The Muslim Times