Tag Archives: Africa

South Africa to Leave International Criminal Court

By Alma Burke Since reforming its government of apartheid and its election of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994, South Africa has become an international symbol of hope and justice throughout Africa. The government’s recent decision to leave the International … Continue reading

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Pretoria Girls School Applies a Fine-Tooth Comb

By Alma Burke A woman’s hair is her “crowning glory,” states the Bible,  giving her distinction and presence. For many students at the Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa, recent events have cast doubt on this whether this … Continue reading

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Ebonylife TV: Retelling Africa

By Modupeola Oyebolu “The narrative will glorify the hunter until the lion learns how to write.” Many Africans dislike the coverage of their continent by the American and European media. Komla Dumor, a well-liked BBC correspondent who died suddenly earlier this … Continue reading

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Ebola’s Domino Effect

By Modupeola Oyebolu Of the five West African countries where Ebola cases have been reported so far, Liberia has been the worst hit. Although it has the smallest population of the group, more than half of the 7,470 cases on … Continue reading

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Is Lagos the World’s Next Fashion Capital?

By Oloruntobi “IBK” Jaiyeola New York, Paris, London, Milan, and Lagos? The first four cities are synonymous with fashion production, and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, may soon follow suit. The MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week ran from October 24 … Continue reading

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