Facts about Africa

By benim
In African History
Jun 17th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG – As she began a tour on Friday to learn about the brutality of apartheid, 17-year-old Boipelo Ndaba was skeptical that anything good would come of learning about that dark chapter of South Africa’s past that she’s too young to have experienced herself. That cruel system of w...
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In African History
Jun 6th, 2011
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Since the year 2004, I have been receiving phone calls from friends asking if I know “decent” unattached persons to whom their friends or they themselves could be introduced. Surprisingly, as many as 23 phone calls about such enquiries were received on my phone between early Januaryand late February ...
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In Facts about Africa
Mar 19th, 2011
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Born into the Esangui clan in Acoacán, Obiang joined the military during the colonial period, and attended the Military Academy in Zaragoza, Spain. He achieved the rank of lieutenant upon the election of Francisco Macías Nguema. Under Macías, Obiang held various jobs, including governor of Bioko, hea...
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In Facts about Africa
Feb 19th, 2011
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Robert Gabriel Mugabe was born in Matibiri village in the Zvimba District northeast of Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia – now known as Zimbabwe. Both his older brothers died when he was young, leaving Robert and his younger brother, Donato. His father, Gabriel Mugabe Matibiri, abandoned the family in 1...
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In African History
Feb 12th, 2011
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Black History Month provides an opportunity to share and learn about the experiences, contributions and achievements of peoples of African ancestry. It was initiated in Canada by the Ontario Black History Society, which was founded in 1978. Before we had Black History Month in Canada, there was a mov...
By benim
In African History
Jan 21st, 2011
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Nigeria was a creation of the British colonial adventurer and empire builder. The March for markets, raw materials and the need to exert political influence overseas led Britain to journey to places as distant as Wikki in present day Borno State.To the Northwest, Sokoto came under her influence too. ...
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In African Embassies Abroad
Jan 15th, 2011
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Basotho Embassy in Brussels, Belgium Embassy of Lesotho in Brussel, Belgium Bd. General Wahis 45 1030 Brussels Belgium City: Brussels Phone: (0032 – 2) 705 – 3976 / (0032 – 2) 705 – 3675 Fax: (0032 – 2) 705 – 3675 Email: esothobruemb@skynet.be, lesothobrussels@hotm...
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In African Embassies Abroad
Jan 15th, 2011
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Kenyan Consulate in Canberra, Australia High Commission of the Republic of Kenya in Canberra, Australia Qe Insurance Building 33-35 Ainslie Avenue Civic Square Canberra, ACT 2601 City: Canberra Phone: +61 2 6247 4788 Fax: +61 2 6257 6613 Web Site: http://www.kenya.asn.au/ Email: khc-canberra@kenya.as...
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In African Embassies Abroad
Jan 15th, 2011
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Ivorian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium Embassy of Cote d’Ivoire in Brussels, Belgium 234 Franklin Avenue Roosevelt 1050 Belgium City: Brussels Phone: (00 32 2) 672 23 57 Fax: (00 32 2) 672 04 91 – 672 42 48 Web Site: http://www.ambacibnl.be/sommaire020701.htm Email: mailbox@ambacibnl.be Off...
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In African Embassies Abroad
Jan 15th, 2011
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Guinean Consulate in Singapore, Singapore Consulate General of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau in Singapore 111 North Bridge Road #18-06 Peninsula Plaza Singapore 179098 City: Singapore Phone: 3346188 Fax: 3345833 Guinean Consulate in Washington, United States Diplomatic Representation of Guinea-Bissau...