Travel Diary : My First time in Botswana by Jenny

Travel Diary : My First time in Botswana by Jenny

  Botswana has been on my must-do list for years and years, so I was incredibly excited to see the spectacle of the Delta, and to do it from some pretty fabulous accommodation. Luxury permanent tents, high thread count sheets, an outdoor shower, delicious food, exceptional guides, and views for miles over floodplains that every day(…)

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China to set up Military Base in Africa

China to set up Military Base in Africa

Previously, I lamented at the fact that the United States had multiple military bases in Africa. I called it a war empire, a throw back to the days where a power hungry general would conquer other regions and set up Military bases in these places to prevent potential uprisings against his rule. About a century(…)

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16th Century Ivory Carved Art from the Kingdom of Benin Depicting Portugese Explorers and their Ships

16th Century Ivory Carved Art from the Kingdom of Benin Depicting Portugese Explorers and their Ships

  The beauty of African Art, here is a 16th century Ivory carved Salt cellar art from the Benin Kingdom in present day Nigeria. This carving represents the Portugese explorers who came to the region to trade commodities such as Ivory, Pepper and Palm Oil for European Guns. I am quite amazed by the intricate(…)

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American Military Bases in Africa – The Creation of a War Empire?

American Military Bases in Africa – The Creation of a War Empire?

Here is a mapped collection of USA military bases in Africa. For some reason, this makes me really uncomfortable. Why does the United States feel the need to prop up this many Military bases in Africa?   Are we seeing the creation of a military empire? Some of the drone strikes carried out by the(…)

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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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