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$2.6 billion concession agreement signed for Ghana’s Accra Skytrain

November 19, 2019

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$2.6 billion concession agreement signed for Ghana’s Accra Skytrain 2019 Africa Investment Forum: Historic signing of high-speed railway construction concession agreement for Ghana, with the support of the African Development Bank Source: African Development Bank The African Development Bank has thrown its weight behind a concession agreement for the construction of a high-speed railway in […]

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Brazil: In 2018 blacks became 50.3% of Brazil’s public higher education students

November 14, 2019

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Brazil: In 2018 blacks became 50.3% of Brazil’s public higher education students Blacks or browns are more educated, but inequality with whites remains Pretos ou pardos estão mais escolarizados, mas desigualdade em relação aos brancos permanece Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics Social Statistics Release Date; November 13, 2019 In 2018, in Brazil, blacks or […]

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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement

July 4, 2019

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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement By Yomi Kazeem Quartz Nigeria—the continent’s largest economy and most populous country—will finally sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement which aims to boost intra-Africa trade and create the world’s largest trading bloc. While enough countries have signed up for the historic […]

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923

July 1, 2019

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923 This is a brief historical look back in time on how the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in the 1900s. What does race and “white” have to do with the 2020 Census? A most accurate count of the population is important in […]

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African Union: African free trade zone takes effect

June 3, 2019

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African Union: African free trade zone takes effect The largest free-trade in the world, spanning the African continent with its 1.2 billion people, has come into effect – worth $2.5 trillion AFP ADDUS ABABA- An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a […]

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Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine

March 9, 2019

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Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe’s seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States’ sphere of interest. The Monroe Doctrine is the best known U.S. policy toward the Western […]

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Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula

January 11, 2019

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Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula Moors and Christians of Alcoy – The Cavalcade of Kings Thousands gathered in Alcoy, Spain on January 5, 2019 to attend the oldest ‘Three Kings’ parade in Spain, notable for the hundreds of teens dressed as royal pages […]

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China is the first country to land a spacecraft on far side Moon

January 3, 2019

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China is the first country to land a spacecraft on far side Moon CGTN America On Wednesday, China’s Chang’e 4, which launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in early December, became the first ever probe to soft-land on the far side of the moon. China Central Television reports the lunar explorer Chang’e 4 had touched […]

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Images of Ultima Thule – Images of the Kuiper Belt object

January 3, 2019

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NASA’s New Horizons Mission Reveals Entirely New Kind of World Images of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule unveil the very first stages of solar system’s history NASA | The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory LLC Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission released the first detailed images of the most distant object ever explored […]

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The United States of Africa -The African Union

December 10, 2018

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The United States of Africa – The African Union Original post began on February 10, 2013 Dilemma X A United States of Africa is not a new vision. In fact the creation of a continental union of Africa’s countries into one country has its origins dating back long before Muammar Gaddafi’s vision of a United […]

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