Rebellion is Good – The Maroon People

Rebellion is Good – The Maroon People

The word “Maroon” actually has its birthplace in Latin vocabulary and it primarily means run-away or Fugitive. Today Maroons are scattered all over the globe depending on the circumstances surrounding the escape from slavery by their ancestors. ┬áThere are Maroons in Jamaica, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, Suriname, Haiti, Puerto Rico e.t.c. These group of people were(…)

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African Culture Insight – Ethnic Toposa women

Ethnic Toposa women in goat skins, sleeping cloths, and rosaries in Namorupus village, southern Sudan (now South Sudan). (Photographer: George Steinmetz – ASA). Fun Fact: They have traditionally lived by herding cattle, sheep and goats, and in the past were involved in the ivory trade. They have a tradition of constant low-level warfare, usually cattle(…)

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Sub-Saharan African companies are increasingly losing out on deals meant for African Economies.

Sub-Saharan African companies are increasingly losing out on deals meant for African Economies.

I will try to make this as Informal and simple as possible without confusing those of us who did not study Economics. Here it goes: When a developing country like Ghana for example is awarded a Foreign Aid grant of something like $300 million to build infrastructures (Hospitals, Bridges etc) the idea is that a(…)

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