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Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says

By David Esnault   Rwanda recorded the most progress, followed by Ghana and Liberia in the fight against poverty since 2005. East Africa remains the continent’s economic powerhouse, driven in large part by Ethiopia. Africans are seeing a steady improvement … read more »

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Preserving Orania, region strictly for white South Africans

  ORANIA, Northern Cape – As calls for radical economic transformation and land expropriation grow louder, the community of Orania in the Northern Cape argues that self-determination and hard work are the only solutions to the country’s ills. The town was founded … read more »

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Rediscovering the history of African slavery in Iran

Iranian-Canadian scholar Behnaz Mirzai has spent 20 years researching the African diaspora in Iran, a little-known slice of Iranian history Afro-Iranians view themselves as Iranians and are sometimes upset by questions about their African origins (Photo courtesy of Behnaz Mirzai) … read more »

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