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Mathematics in Africa has been written out of history books – it’s time we reminded ...

The Independent 24 Oct 2021
But the records we do have, some written, and some bound up in historical artefacts that give a glimpse of daily life, tell us that complex mathematics was always central to the activities of African civilisations, just as it always has been to civilisations in other regions of the world.
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For African nations, capital punishment is a grim colonial legacy that lingers on

The Observer 10 Oct 2021
In July, Sierra Leone became the 23rd African country to abolish the death penalty ... Colonial judges severely prosecuted these crimes, which stood as evidence of the so-called “savagery” of Africans, legitimising the necessity of the French’s “civilising mission” in Africa.
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Akala, Bernardine Evaristo, Ben Okri and more pick 20 classic books by writers of colour

The Observer 03 Oct 2021
One of the great historians alive in Britain today, he focuses on African ancient and medieval civilisations and wider Black achievements in art, mathematics, architecture, science etc ... The African novel is so rarely praised for its formal innovation but this daring and unboundaried work certainly needs to be considered on those terms.”.
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Celebrating Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah - Founding power behind Ghana, African Union

Graphic 20 Sep 2021
Considering the new scrambles and sneaky designs on Africa today, if the continent is to remain for Africans, ignoring him would be at a great risk ... “The great millions of Africans [are] rebelling against the false belief that providence created some to be the menials of others.” ... Mau Mau fighters were hunted down from the east African hills.
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Education is a fallacy until it recognises Africa as a cradle of civilisation – Diallo Sumbry

Ghana Web 24 Aug 2021
Ghana’s first African-American Tourism Ambassador has called for further education on Africa’s history in schools ... Ghana’s first African-American Tourism Ambassador and the CEO of the Adinkra Group, Diallo Sumbry, has pointed that formal education in history without the recognition of Africa’s role in civilisation only becomes a fallacy.
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Nigeria’s 2023 elections and the Zambian challenge

Business Day Online 22 Aug 2021
Juxtaposing it with Nigerian election, Obi said that the people of Zambian have shown that election, “unlike what is sadly obtainable in Nigeria and most African countries is not war or atavistic throwback to the era of killing or getting killed, but a civilised act of allowing the people show their political preferences.”.
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Nigeria’s 2023 election and the challenge from Zambia

Business Day Online 22 Aug 2021
Juxtaposing it with Nigerian election, Obi said that the people of Zambia have shown that election, “unlike what is sadly obtainable in Nigeria and most African countries is not war or atavistic throwback to the era of killing or getting killed, but a civilised act of allowing the people show their political preferences.”.
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‘Bass Is All’ – Dispatches from the Golden Age of Jungle

Vice 10 Aug 2021
What frantic music genre tumbles into your ribcage with runaway train energy? Answer. jungle. For over two decades, the genre’s gone hand-in-hand with super-size spliffs, designer-style and bass-driven, extreme bliss ... Think ... Dial in after the jump. Photo. Eddie Otchere ... Our African ancestry. The tribal notes, the lost civilisation of drum and bass ... .
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Age of Empires 3 Definitive Edition to get two new civilisations

The Times of India 26 Jul 2021
The Definitive Edition of 3 will get two new, African civilisations on August 2 ... The civilisations are part of downloadable content (DLC) pack, which can be pre-ordered for Rs 349 on and for Rs 699 on Microsoft Store ... The DLC also adds 15 new African maps, and 5 new indigenous African civilisations to forge alliances with.
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‘Age of Empires III’ African expansion is coming next month

NME 21 Jul 2021
Classic Microsoft real-time strategy game Age of Empires III is getting an African-themed expansion next month ... The African Royals will introduce two new civilizations – the Ethiopians and the Hausa. Additionally, the new expansion will add some new historic battles, 15 new African maps and a range of new AI allies.
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Transform into a Premier League footballer and score goals in ‘PUBG’

NME 21 Jul 2021
PUBG Corp has introduced a new limited-time mode where players will compete to score goals instead of kills. READ MORE. ‘Last Stop’ review. a bingeable anthology drama balancing supernatural high concepts with the banality of British telly ... Age Of Empires III is getting an African themed DLC next month, which adds two new civilisations to the RTS. .
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When did humans start experimenting with alcohol and drugs?

Phys Dot Org 19 Jul 2021
African hunter-gathers—Bushmen, Pygmies and the Hadzabe people—likely live their lives in ways similar to ancestral human cultures ... While in America psychedelics appear to have been particularly important, Eurasian and African civilisations seem to have preferred alcohol ... Civilisation and intoxication.
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Black artists take Britain’s pulse – and pose as Grace Jones: Untitled at Kettle’s Yard review

The Observer 14 Jul 2021
Ten British African diaspora artists come together in a profound display of contemporary artworks ... He uses imagery taken from African and Mesopotamian civilisations, and mixes them with meditations on contemporary youth culture in the UK such as drill music and the politics around knife crime.
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Race, evolution and the science of human originsThe global scientific community overwhelmingly accepts that all ...

Deccan Herald 05 Jul 2021
What you won’t find in even the biggest collections of books is the story of the dark-skinned early people who launched human civilisation. The global scientific community overwhelmingly accepts that all living humans are of African descent. Most scientific articles about our African origins focus on genetics.
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