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Apr 30th, 2014
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Sapa-AFP US singer Erykah Badu has been condemned as a hypocrite for singing “Happy Birthday” to Swaziland’s King Mswati III, described by a rights group as a “corrupt tyrant”. inShare Picture taken from www.factmag.com The hip-hop and soul singer performed for the king ...
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Mar 11th, 2014
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Today sees a milestone event in the history of Britain’s relations with its former Empire — or, as most of us would say,  a landmark in the demented pursuit of cash redress for centuries-old historical wrongs. A meeting of Caribbean national leaders is expected to endorse an ‘action plan’, demanding ...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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Perry Munzwembiri Economic inequality has dominated international economic debate recently, and with good reason. Developmental charity organisation Oxfam International made headlines not too long ago with its report which noted that the 85 richest people in the world own the wealth of half of the wo...
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Feb 4th, 2014
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  Mandela offspring share millions – Sapa Nelson Mandela sent a message from the grave to his former wife of 38 years on Monday, leaving her completely out of his $4.1 million will, it was announced. Former president Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren from his first and second wife will...
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Dec 9th, 2013
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Abraham Gebremichael   Today Nelson Mandela is acclaimed as one of the greatest personalities of our times. He belongs to that category of men who have graced our civilization with their personal charisma and noble contributions. His life long fight for the cause of freedom in South Africa and i...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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Cheating may have reached new heights in the kingdom of Mswati III, last reigning absolute monarch in southern Africa. In the Aug. 24 poll, one winning candidate reportedly brought in so many voters from outside the district that as many as 1,000 people voted, although only 300 lived in the chiefdom,...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Does Africa care? Africa will only begin to care if you and me as proud Zimbabweans can stand up now and be counted. President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa  Zuma extended his profound congratulations to Mugabe on his landslide victory in the recent elections. The African Union has literally endorsed the elec...
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Jul 13th, 2013
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A cultural, economic, and human rights development in Africa from a visual perspective. A recent study looked at four pillars, besides economic growth, to measure which countries are prospering and which are failing. Image source: www.master-of-finance.org Africa: From Top To Bottom For the past deca...
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Jul 9th, 2013
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As Nelson Mandela lays on his death bed his legacy as the godfather of neo-Apartheid South Africa has been firmly established. Today in South Africa life for many if not most is nearly as precarious and undignified as when Mandela was first inaugurated as President some 20 years ago. So the best way ...
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Armoured vehicles, APCs, deploy in area near main pro-Morsi rally in Cairo, witnesses tell Reuters. Egypt army erects barbed wire, barriers around barracks where President Morsi is working, witnesses tell Reuters. King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on J...