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Is Cuba coming in from the cold?

When President Barack Obama announced last December that it was time to “cut loose the shackles of the past”, and the opening of an embassy …

Ethiopia: Lessons from the battle of Adwa

Ethiopia’s historic victory in the Battle of Adwa in March 1896, well-documented and celebrated for ending Italy’s mission of conquest on the continent, may have …

Professor Ali Mazrui: Sunset for a giant

I didn’t agree with the late Professor Ali Mazrui on a number of things, but his contribution to African thought and intellectual passion were undeniable, reflects …

Remembering Africa’s World War I dead

Nine hundred and forty (940) African soldiers died at Camp Courneau during World War I. Santorri Chamley went to La Teste-de-Buch in France to find …