Category: Education

The Beautiful Ones of Africa Are here!
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The Beautiful Ones of Africa Are here!

Ghanaian writer, Ayi Kwei Armah, wrote some 51 years ago in his novel "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born" that the political Messiah’s; non-corrupt, selfless, competent, intelligent, compassionate and far-sighted leaders and citizens of Africa are not yet born.

Where are the beautiful ones of Africa? Have they not grown? How long will the departure of our heroes continue to lay us bereft of hope?

Remembering The Tragedy Of Sudan Famine 1993
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Remembering The Tragedy Of Sudan Famine 1993

The Sudan famine which took place in 1993 is one of the worst calamities to befall the nation – a famine that wreaked havoc and left its people in utter desperation. The Sudan famine is purported to have been caused by civil and political unrest. It is estimated that about 800,000 people required food assistance...

Becoming Unbecoming : Ghana’s Looming Security Threat
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Becoming Unbecoming : Ghana’s Looming Security Threat

The relative peace and quiet that Ghana has experienced over the past few decades since its independence is being threatened and very little is being done to curtail an impending incendiary. It seems certain key players in Ghana’s political space may have some of the systems and institutions “in their pockets” – Institutions and systems...

Changing The Narrative – “The Open Sore Of A Continent”
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Changing The Narrative – “The Open Sore Of A Continent”

Growing up in Africa comes with compulsory acceptance of a number of misguiding beliefs. Most of such beliefs that portend greater levels of danger for Africa, are ones not usually from the creations of our hands, no, they are foreign. Foreign instigated make-believe schemes are at the top of the rank, and they are created...

Black History In A Nutshell
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Black History In A Nutshell

Black History In a Nutshell by Allen J.Z. Shabazz enlightens you on black history which cannot be found in any school curriculum and should definitely be in every black person’s library. It is an excellent book that highlights black ancestry backed with thorough research. Tales of Africa recommends Black History in a Nutshell for those who...

The Africa We Want
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The Africa We Want

The aims of the African Union, formerly referred to as the Organization of African Unity which was established in 1963  was “to know ourselves and to encourage views on matters of common interest to explore ways and means of consolidating our hard won independence to strengthen economic and cultural ties between our countries..” The objectives...

African Parents – The Master Dreamers
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African Parents – The Master Dreamers

African parents more often than not make it their perpetual responsibility of charting the course of their children’s path in life. Most people who walk the face of the earth strive to leave a legacy or accomplish something worthwhile before they depart. The African child is no exception to this. Legacies and milestones are achieved...

OSIBISA – Welcome Home (Lessons To Be Learned)
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OSIBISA – Welcome Home (Lessons To Be Learned)

OSIBISA is a band that was formed in London in 1969 by three Ghanaians and three Caribbean musicians. They played a cardinal role in developing an awareness of African music among European and North American audiences in the 70’s. During the late 70s they spent much of their time on world tours, playing to particularly...

Richest People in Africa
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Richest People in Africa

Africa is heavily endowed with wealth, especially in natural and human resource. According to a World Bank report in 2018, some countries in Africa are among the fastest growing economies in the world! There is no doubt that in future there will be more people from Africa competing for the world’s richest person. Currently, Amazon...

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