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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Nana Arhin Tsiwah   The major policy of French colonial administration in West Africa until 1946 took on the wheels of “Assimilation”. The underlying policy was to enable France implant French culture and civilisation on the people with the intention of suffocating the culture and fundamental...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2011
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by Richard Pithouse, South African Civil Society Information Service Some days ago we saw a sunset that turned the robe of heaven a bright violet. Today it is a very hard red that the eye encounters.    – Frantz Fanon, Towards the African Revolution Frantz Fanon, the Caribbean philosopher and r...
By benim
In Algeria
Sep 15th, 2011
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Algiers – A mob of around 100 youths tried to set fire to two private dailies’ printing plant in Algiers, the papers’ managers said on Thursday. The mob, armed with molotov cocktails, tried to storm the printing plants of the French-language El Watan and the Arabic-language El Khaba...
By benim
In Algeria
Aug 27th, 2011
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Algiers – Eighteen people were killed and dozens wounded late Friday in a suicide bombing at the Cherchell military academy west of Algiers, a hospital source said. Eight of those wounded in the attack, the first against the academy since a terror campaign started in the 1990s in Algeria, were ...
By benim
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Aug 11th, 2011
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U.S. stock markets made strong gains in early trading Thursday, rebounding from a sell-off in the previous session as new economic data indicated that U.S. companies are laying off fewer workers. The U.S. government said first-time claims for jobless benefits fell to a four-month low in the past week...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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How to say “I love you” in Africa is sorted per country. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in Africa, I’ve had to narrow down the choices quite a bit. Let me know if you think I’ve left out an important language and I’ll be happy to include it! How to say ...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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Below are several ways to say “thank you” in Africa. African societies are generally very polite and a “thank you” in a local language will really help you establish a friendly rapport with people while you’re traveling. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in A...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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How to say “goodbye” in Africa is sorted per country. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in Africa, I’ve had to narrow down the choices quite a bit. Let me know if you think I’ve left out an important language and I’ll be happy to include it! Note: unless indi...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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Below are some African greetings that will help you establish a friendly rapport with local people while you’re traveling in Africa. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in Africa, I’ve had to narrow down the choices quite a bit. I’ve sorted it out per country and since som...