Africa

Modern Day Slavery: The Legacy of the Arab Slave Trade Continues

November 29, 2017

The Arab slave trade originally began in the 9th-Century in the Swahili Coast Area of Southeast Africa, encompassing what is today known as Kenya, Tanzania and the Northern part of Mozambique. It was there where the Arabs began treating various sub-groups of Bantu Peoples throughout the continent as Slaves, trading them and working them as […]

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Conflict Profile: Central African Republic

August 6, 2016

The media tends to be the largest organ by which we, as people can expand our knowledge with regards to the current happenings in the world. Unfortunately the media tends to focus on a few select issues and discuss them “to death” as one might say. Something I hope to achieve with this blog, I […]

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Is Aid Really Dead?: Dambisa Moyo’s take on Aid in Africa

November 6, 2013

Dambisa Moyo’s book entitled “Dead Aid” was first introduced to me last Spring, in my grade twelve Challenge and Change in society class. Though I have only read passages from the book itself, the concept that Dambisa Moyo¬†preaches is not at all an easy one to grasp. Upon first hearing it, one may find themselves […]

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