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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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Putin's 'chef' who runs feared Wagner mercenaries calls the West 'pathetic endangered perverts' who consider ...

The Daily Mail 04 May 2022
'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 announced ... African countries in an attempt to further the Kremlin's global ambitions.
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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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Rivalries widen within French far right ahead of polls but immigration focus persists

The Arab Weekly 03 Apr 2022
For more than a decade, Le Pen has been known for her fierce anti-immigration stance, seeing herself as standing guard at the parapets of “French civilisation” ... He recently alleged that without a stop to immigration, France will become “an African nation, an Islamic nation” in 10-20 years.
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In Senegal, a rare Pablo Picasso exhibition

Urdu Point 02 Apr 2022
An unprecedented Picasso exhibition opened this week in Senegal's capital Dakar, where about a dozen of the Spanish master's works are displayed alongside African art, from which he drew inspiration ... The exhibition sees about 15 of Picasso's works hosted in Dakar's Museum of Black Civilisations, on loan from Paris.
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Ethiopia's war in Tigray risks wiping out centuries of the world's history

Beijing News 30 Mar 2022
Thousands have been killed, millions displaced and several historical monuments damaged by invading forces in the East African country's north ... Monuments of civilisation ... The Aksumite Monuments and Lalibela rock-hewn churches, both UNESCO-registered heritage sites, are among the treasures of East African civilisation.
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5 exciting African museums to add to your travel wish list

Independent online (SA) 30 Mar 2022
He collected these cultural items during decades of North African expeditions ... Long before European settlers arrived on the continent, African civilisations boasted advanced heritage, technology and knowledge systems ... It educates visitors about the diversity and versatility of African civilisations.
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Ethiopia’s war in Tigray risks wiping out centuries of the world’s history

The Jerusalem Post 30 Mar 2022
Thousands have been killed, millions displaced and several historical monuments damaged by invading forces in the East African country’s north ... The Aksumite Monuments and Lalibela rock-hewn churches, both UNESCO-registered heritage sites, are among the treasures of East African civilisation.
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‘Flashback’: Ukraine war revives painful memories for Afghans

Al Jazeera 17 Mar 2022
“You see images of people leaving everything behind, and it touches your heart ... I will never forget it.” ... Media outlets have been criticised for comparing the conflict in Ukraine with those in less “civilised” Middle Eastern countries, while African and Arab refugees fleeing Ukraine have reported widespread instances of racism and mistreatment ... .
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“Just Beyond The Pale”. Living here within Kolkata in the Indian Republic. How the Media ...

GlobalResearch 16 Mar 2022
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization ... An Education system that demeans Asians and Africans as all just barbarians that need to be civilised and Russians – ah, well; they are all — just beyond the pale.
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War crimes: Double standards exposed as ’hypocrisy, racism hinder our ability to embrace common humanity’

Independent online (SA) 13 Mar 2022
An extremely ugly picture of racism and defiance of accepted wartime convention has emerged during the horrors of the Ukraine war, where “blond-haired, blue-eyed, civilised, ChristianUkrainians have been favoured over other refugees, including South African students.
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Refugees, reporting and the far right: how the Ukraine crisis reveals brutal ‘everyday racism’ in ...

Raw Story 07 Mar 2022
African and Asian people were forcibly prevented from boarding trains and buses leaving Ukrainian cities, as priority was given to white Ukrainians ... These descriptions of Ukrainian refugees invidiously position them as more “civilised” and “superior” to refugees from the Middle East, African or Asian nations.
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HILARY LYND: ANC is enthralled with idea of repaying a historical debt

Business Day 07 Mar 2022
Beginning in the early 1960s several thousand African students came to the Soviet Union annually ... In the romantic politics of the early 1960s, Soviet perceptions of Africans as backward encouraged a socialist version of a civilising mission, in which a benevolent Soviet mentor provided guidance and resources to needy African pupils.
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Media display racism in reporting on the Russia-Ukraine war

Independent online (SA) 05 Mar 2022
Cape Town - ONE would think racism would be nipped in the bud by the media when reporting on the conflict in Ukraine ... D’Agata’s comments simply noted that Ukrainians deserved more sympathy than the Middle East and African countries which are always ravaged by war which most of the time is caused by the same “civilised” nations ... This is Europe!”.

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