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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.  There are Maroons in Jamaica, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, Suriname, Haiti, Puerto Rico e.t.c. These group of people were(…)

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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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Nigeria vs Boko Haram – What next?

Nigeria vs Boko Haram – What next?

Has the so called Giant of Africa fallen?  The nation is currently plagued by fundamentalist “Religious” terrorism and in a sad twisted irony, the current government have been embarrassed by the total lack of security and co-ordination in the country. It is one thing to claim the highest GDP turnover in Africa and boast about(…)

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Are you Ghetto, Ratchet or just living life ?

Are you Ghetto, Ratchet or just living life ?

Today’s teenagers  have perfect attendance at night clubs but miss school on a daily basis- Priorities? A culture formed over time; misplaced priorities and the “Live for today” mentality. This is a phenomenon widely seen across most races – Black, Hispanics, Whites etc.  Some people call it  “Ratchet”  others say it’s an attitude associated with(…)

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  1. Troy votes whig: Who would take the time to paint that?!

What it feels like to be raised by an African mother.

What it feels like to be raised by an African mother.

  I was on a forum the other day, and a discussion came up – People who wanted to get further acquainted with African culture were trying to find out what it felt like to be raised by an African mother. Here are the highlights of the discussion – Feel free to add any experience(…)

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  1. Murani: Ahhhh - Childhood in an African home - Very exciting - the folk tales, watching your mum and aunty cook…

Why are there so many problems in Africa today ?

Why are there so many problems in Africa today ?

The picture above represents the Human Development Index. Created in 2013, it shows areas with high or low life expectancy, income and education. As you can see most of Africa with the exception of the South and the North have a very Low Human development index. There are a few reasons why this happened, and(…)

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  1. John falingah: Total Liberation is Africa's problem.

  2. Mercy: We just have corrupt officials who do not understand basic economics

  3. Africanedp: Good article. Foreign aid is neoclonialism meant to benefit the west and crate dependency. Foreign aid also leads to a…

  4. Luke S. N Krua: I am really impressed in this inspiration.

  5. Charles Hill: I think it is the europeans and Arabs and other foreign interventions that cause all of Africa's problems.

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