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COVID-19 pandemic, racist attacks, Africa! (3)

Graphic 25 Feb 2021
Following the adoption of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement(ACFTA), it would be advisable to expedite action on African trade agreements with other free trade areas or partners, to ensure the continent derives maximum benefit and collective strength from them ... To conclude, Africa and Africans should ask the ultimate questions.
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'A very dangerous epoch': historians try to make sense of Covid

The Observer 14 Feb 2021
As lead curator for oral history at the British Library, Perks’s team routinely gather testimony to be archived for future research ...I remember him saying ... Total cases. - ... - ... - ... - ... - ... History has seen great civilisations in China, India and across Eurasia, “but they’ve not caused these crises that we are living through now, and nor has the African world.
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The global cult of white supremacy: How the South African radical right is bolstering US extremism

Open Democracy 11 Feb 2021
South African adherents of this conspiracy believe that “The NWO demands that a financially independent, educated, civilised, disciplined and religious world be replaced (reset) in favour of a black financially dependent, vaccinated, microchipped, brainwashed future generations ...
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From the NS archive: Report on Mau Mau

New Statesman 03 Feb 2021
But, in addition to land hunger, there is another equally important motive, the African’s longing for the status of a free man and his rejection of a Christian civilisation which, at every point in social, political and economic life, treats him as an Untermensch ... The African has no civilisation to fall back on.
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Drexciya: how Afrofuturism is inspiring a memorial to slavery at sea

The Guardian 25 Jan 2021
The alternative Black history of a deep-sea civilisation has planted the seed for proposals to memorialise the 1.8 million Africans who died in the ...
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LETTER: Enough of the ANC

Business Day 18 Jan 2021
How long is the nation-at-large going to swallow the goings-on of the ANC government? When are we going to show these corrupt and incompetent leaders that ordinary, law-abiding South Africans have had enough of being led by the nose with the coronavirus as the excuse?.
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Gary Player may have supported apartheid but now’s the time to politely refuse Donald Trump’s ...

Independent online (SA) 16 Jan 2021
Player then described South Africa as a “nation which is the result of an African graft on European stock and which is the product of its instinct to maintain civilised values and standards among the alien barbarians” ... and the global face of the apartheid South African regime.’.
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Exhibit from the African collection of the Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde München, Maximilianstraße 42, Munich, Germany.
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Could 2021 be the year of the African museum?

The Art Newspaper 08 Jan 2021
New museums that are breaking ground this year, like the Grand Egyptian Museum, the Pan African Heritage World Museum in Ghana, the Museum of Humankind in Kenya, and the Museum of Maritime History in Mozambique, will tell narratives from the dawns of African civilisations in all their pluralistic forms.
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Prejudiced ideas

Dawn 25 Dec 2020
A POPULAR belief in the West is that Islam subjugates women and that the rights afforded to women in the ‘Judeo-Christian’ West are incompatible with Islamic laws ... The Asiatic and African colonies of European and English nations are slowly receiving the benefit of their laws, as civilisation and Christianity advance.” ... iftikharuhyder@gmail.com ... .
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French Senate blocks restitution of 27 artefacts to Benin and Senegal in dispute with National Assembly

The Art Newspaper 17 Dec 2020
... troops from the palace of Abomey in present-day Benin, currently held at the Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac in Paris, as well as the sword of a west African military commander, which is already on loan to the Museum of Black Civilisations in Dakar from France’s Army Museum.
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French Senate and government lock horns on restitution

The Art Newspaper 17 Dec 2020
... troops from the palace of Abomey in present-day Benin, currently held at the Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac in Paris, as well as the sword of a west African military commander, which is already on loan to the Museum of Black Civilisations in Dakar from France’s Army Museum.
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Boko Haram claims abduction of over 330 Nigerian students

Yahoo Daily News 15 Dec 2020
Read full article. ANI15 December 2020, 10.00 pm·1-min read. Representative Image. Maiduguri [Nigeria], December 16 (ANI) ... Boko Haram operates in the western and central African region. It is known to oppose western civilisation model of education and seeks the introduction of sharia law in Nigeria ... (ANI). TRENDING. Spotboye ... Spotboye·2-min read ... .
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