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WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BIAFRA?

By on May 1, 2011 in Africa Category

Born out of extreme ethnic and economic tensions, Biafra was a creation that many countries refused to recognize. Though Biafra ceases to exist today, its story is a timely cautionary tale.

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FOR RICHER OR POORER

By on March 1, 2011 in Africa Category

In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in two people survive on less than $1 per day. However, there are also a number of African individuals with extreme wealth – even a few who have made Forbes World’s Billionaires list.

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HOMEGROWN CINEMA

In an age where independent films and global cinema are so readily available, it is well worth taking a look at the past and present of the African continent’s cinematic history.

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PEDALING FOR PROGRESS

By on January 1, 2011 in Africa Category, Culture Category

Like most other people in the world, Africans need a practical and cost effective way to get from point A to point B, and it is bicycles that have kept Africans on the move.

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CULTURAL THEFT

By on November 1, 2010 in Africa Category

There is a great demand amongst the art collectors and dealers of the world, both legitimate and criminal, to acquire authentic African art for profit and pleasure.

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