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Guillaume Blanc’s The Invention of Green Colonialism: Putting parks before the poor

The Irish Times 24 Jul 2022
Western experts vocalise environmental theories which involve justifying the control of parts of Africa, a spirit identical to colonialism, Blanc says, where “the modern and civilised world must continue to save Africa from the Africans”. While African governments may use ...
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Breathtaking secrets of Britain's least woke statue: Queen Victoria's dazzling memorial to her husband Albert ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jul 2022
Africa’ includes a near-naked black African tribesman receiving ‘knowledge’ from a white female creature depicting ‘European civilisation’.
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Gearing up to Relieve FESTAC’ 77 @45

This Day 12 Jul 2022
Birth of Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation. Essentially, the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC) was borne after the successful hosting and all the materials from the festival handed over to CBAAC to add to the pool of knowledge on African Culture and Civilisation.
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The Church of England's misguided quest for 'racial justice'

The Spectator 30 Jun 2022
As if the Church of England didn’t have enough to worry about with leaky roofs, empty churches and lack of money to pay priests, it now has the Archbishops’ Commission for Racial Justice, or ACRJ ... This document is certainly full of good intentions ... so too the priest who regards Africans or Indians as inferiors to be civilised by white preachers ... Wow ... .
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Nearly 800 years later, the fires of the Benin bronze casters still blaze

Mail Guardian South Africa 28 Jun 2022
Alongside Ifé, Oyo, and Dahomey, Benin was part of a number of West African kingdoms and civilisations that from the 12th century sprawled across what is today — thanks to colonial-era map drawers — southern Nigeria and the Republic of Benin ... It has reminded Africans of the ...
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Lumumba’s tooth returns home, 61 years after murder!

Graphic 20 Jun 2022
The history of colonial rule in Africa by Europe is replete with unimaginable atrocities/crimes committed against Africans by the colonialists who claimed they were on a mission to civilise primitive Africans ... Obviously, colonialists preferred docile African leaders they could ...
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Efia Odo’s ‘never give a black man power’ comment ‘Totally ignorant’ – Ama K Abebrese

Joy Online 18 Jun 2022
Actress Ama K ... This is after the latter tweeted that Ghana’s independence came too early ... “I doubt you would suggest slavery ended too early or African Americans misused their power ... African history did not begin with colonialism and slavery. We had many great civilisations prior ... .
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Alexander the Great: History & Facial Reconstructions Revealed

Greek City Times 17 Jun 2022
After almost a decade of conquest, the Macedonian king reigned over much of the Eastern hemisphere and his death, is argued to have done more than anything else to create the dividing lines between European, African and Asian civilisation, as is known today ... Macedonia is just too small for you.” ... Wherever Alexander went, victory soon followed ... Tags ... 0.
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June 10: 323 BC – The Death of Alexander the Great “King of Kings” (video)

Greek City Times 10 Jun 2022
After almost a decade of conquest, the Macedonian king reigned over much of the Eastern hemisphere and his death, is argued to have done more than anything else to create the dividing lines between European, African and Asian civilisation, as is known today ... Macedonia is just too small for you.” ... Wherever Alexander went, victory soon followed ... Tags ... .
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The Harder They Come — a fifty-year reflection

Jamaica Observer 05 Jun 2022
Nor, for that matter, was it European explorers such as Stanley and Livingston reducing Africans to servants and curiosity specimens in the interest of “civilised” Europe; nor was it Hollywood’s portrayal of new world blacks as grinning, bulb-eyed idiotic shufflers, or prisoners ...
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Comment on President Bio calls on African leaders to urgently address the underlying causes of ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 02 Jun 2022
The killing of young or human sacrifice in some parts of Nigeria, DRC and Albino people in some East African countries doesn’t makes us civilised any more than what has gone on before us .That unhinged behaviour full of hate for fellow Aficans is just being encouraged and practice in an other forms but the suffering remains the same .
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EFF’s Julius Malema says they don’t want France in Africa and it doesn’t mean they ...

Independent online (SA) 25 May 2022
In the opening remarks, Malema said they condemn all the manifestations of colonialism and neocolonialism in the entire African continent ... The removal of French as an official language in Africa, in favour of a continental reconstruction of African identity, away from the imposition of white civilisation standards and norms as a measure of humanity.
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OPINION | Protect ideas of pan-Africanism

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 May 2022
Africa Day is observed on 25 May as a result of the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 ... It is the idea that there needs to be a consolidation of the African identity away from the lens of Western civilisation, meaning that we must break away from being characterised as objects for cheap, exploitable labour.
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Neil Jordan: In defence of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Irish Times 18 May 2022
Taking the guts out of H Rider Haggard and turning it on its head? Heroes and heroines that seemed to have stepped straight out of Excalibur? All of them beautiful, muscular and African?A hidden civilisation between the desert and the Congo with its own advanced technologies, so ...
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Wagner-linked Putin ally: ‘Dying west thinks Russians are third world scum’

The Observer 04 May 2022
... Group has said that “a dying-out western civilisation” will be defeated by Russia ... “You are a dying-out western civilisation that considers Russians, Malians, Central Africans, Cubans, Nicaraguans and many other peoples and countries to be third world scum,” the businessman added.

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