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    • Ethnicity and Tribalism in Africa: The Truth

      Ethnicity and Tribalism in Africa: The TruthAccording to my grandfather, it doesn't make much sense to pray for smooth mountains. Why? Because smooth mountains are quite slippery making them almost impossible to climb. Wisdom flattens mountains while stupidity turns mountains into deeper valleys. The goat is one of the most stubborn creatures on earth yet in the land of wisdom, the sheep often dies faster than the goat even though the sheep is quite a peaceful and obedient creature. It is good to be obedient and respectful especially...

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    • Life in Africa: The Good and the Bad

      Life in Africa: The Good and the BadWhether good or bad, Africa is my home and there is no place like home. I love Africa because there is no place like Africa. Even in my second life (if I get the opportunity), I will choose Africa because I love Africa and there is no doubt Africa loves me. Some people don't understand. Some people think they know but they do not know. Some people think they know all about Africa but the truth is that, none of them knows Africa the way I do. I know Africa and Africa knows me. I was born in...

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    • The human race: Black Africa and the rest

      The human race: Black Africa and the restWisdom knows no age and wisdom knows no color. Wisdom knows no gender and wisdom knows no nationality. Wisdom knows no religion and wisdom knows no culture. Wisdom has no beginning and wisdom has no end. No wise man is racist and No wise man is ethnocentric. No wise man fights his mother and no wise man oppresses his brother. No wise man kills his father and no wise man butchers his sister. A wise man prays to his god and his god listens to him. A wise man listens and a wise man learns. There...

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    • White South Africans: Social and economic issues

      White South Africans: Social and economic issuesWhite people make up about 9% of the South African population. The Afrikaans-speaking Dutch descendants known as the Afrikaners make up about 61% of the White South African population, followed by the Anglophone descendants of predominantly British colonists who make up about 36%. The remaining fraction includes other groups such as the Portuguese descendants. The Afrikaners have been in South Africa since 1652 when the first permanent white settlement in Sub-Saharan Africa was founded at the...

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    • Education in Africa: The major Challenges

      Education in Africa: The major ChallengesBurkina Faso, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, etc. all have literacy rates below 50%. In other words, over half of the population in these countries (people above the age 15), can neither read nor write. This is without a doubt the number one problem facing Africa today. Illiteracy and the lack of quality education is the main reason why Africa remains in poverty despite the abundance of both human and natural resources. When people think about illiteracy in Africa, they often think about...

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