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Culture August 2017

Book review. The Chibok Girls

Chibok is perhaps the poorest and most neglected of all the twenty-seven local government areas in Borno State, in north-eastern Nigeria. It was recorded as an area of 1,350 km² with a population of 66,105 at the 2006 census. Most of the people are farmers and hunters, although many younger men and women occupied mid-level…

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Uganda. Marriage As A Clan Affair Among The Buganda

Marriage is one of the important aspects in the life of Buganda. The role of the in-laws. If the time has changed some characteristics steps to be made remain. Buganda kingdom is the largest organized of the traditional kingdoms in present day Uganda comprising all of Uganda’s Central region. Almost 52 clans make up the…

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African Music. The Sounds Of Soul.

African music is strictly linked to the cultural, economic, social, and magical-religious aspects of the society of this continent and one must listen to it carefully to capture the wide range of symbolic meanings. African musical instruments are a means to communicate with the human and the divine. In some cases, they have the power…

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Kigelia Africana. A Medicinal Plant With A Cosmetic Potential.

Kigelia africana (Lam), Benth (Bignoniaceae family), is a highly valuable medicinal plant that is native to Sub-Saharan Africa. The name ‘Africana’ reflects the tree’s  African.  Although there are a number of species of the genus ‘Kigelia’, Kigelia africana is the major species which is found across a large part of Africa. The tree is commonly called…

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Advocacy

The Covid-19 Pandemic Advocacy.

Advocacy is Re-active while "forcing" us because problems or issues are already there. Then we use advocacy to respond, seeking to address or reducing their…

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Baobab

The Fox, the Monkey, the Hare and the Horse.

The fox is the wicked animal in the forest, and everyone hates him. He is for ever cheating people and playing tricks on everyone. There is…

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Youth & Mission

The African Youth Survey 2020. Vibrant Afro-optimism rises.

A comprehensive survey of Africa’s youth – the African Youth Survey 2020 –has just revealed a rising Afro-Optimism among the continent’s youth driven by a strong…

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