Why Ghana will no longer sell cocoa to Switzerland – Face2Face Africa

 

A year ago, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo became the first African leader to be invited in about 60 years on a state visit to Switzerland. But his visit may not have gone as his host would wish as he announced that his country will soon end the process of selling raw materials to trade partners for onward value addition.

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Medieval Africans Had a Unique Process for Purifying Gold With Glass – Atlas Obscura

The coin mold fragments found in Tadmekka, Mali.

WHEN SAM NIXON, AN ARCHAEOLOGIST with the British Museum, excavated ancient coin molds in Tadmekka, Mali, in 2005, it triggered a several-year exploration of how medieval Africans purified the gold they were using for their currency. Nixon had found little droplets of highly refined gold left over in the molds—which have been dated to the 11th century—as well as curious fragments of glass. Now scientists have recreated the advanced process behind the purification method they used then.

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Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers | EYEGAMBIA

Nice….

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in love with it. 

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South African Court Overturns Convictions of Two White Farmers Sentenced for Killing Black Teen Over Alleged Stolen Sunflower Plants

Why am I not surprised…. cuz SA ain’t changed much….

Two white South African farmers previously convicted of murder for killing a Black teenager who had allegedly stolen sunflower plants, were acquitted Friday, Nov. 27, by the South African Supreme Court of Appeal.

Pieter Doorewaard, 28, and Phillip Schutte, 35, were convicted last year for killing 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in April of 2017 after the two men caught the teenager stealing sunflowers from a farm near the small town of Coligny in South Africa’s North West province.

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Belgian Prince defends slave trader King Leopold II: ‘He built parks’

What do expect a devil to say?? I’m a demonic soulless individual???

In a jaw-dropping interview, Belgian Prince Laurent, the brother of King Philippe, attempted to defend his colonialist grandfather King Leopold II — who turned the Congo into a slave state — after statues of the man were torn down and defaced this week. Continue reading

Dr. Anthony Browder on the David Banner Podcast

Didn’t know he was from the west side and one of the better DB shows…. I like DB and he’s a very cool cat in person but the show IMO sometimes just be chaotic to me with DB goin crazy with the FX…

Growing up in Chicago and making his way to the banks of Luxor, Egypt, the David Banner podcasts introduces you to esteemed guest Anthony Browder, the first African American man to fund and coordinate an archeological dig in Egypt. This episode walks us through the oldest documented civilization and helps us to understand how obtaining forbidden knowledge can help us unlock our truth and live a better life after life.

Growing up in Chicago and making his way to the banks of Luxor, Egypt, the David Banner podcasts introduces you to esteemed guest Anthony Browder, the first African American man to fund and coordinate an archeological dig in Egypt. This episode walks us through the oldest documented civilization and helps us to understand how obtaining forbidden knowledge can help us unlock our truth and live a better life after life.

via Dr. Anthony Browder pt. 1 (Episode #49) – YouTube

Guinea Govt arrests all Chinese until Guineans Return from China safely (video) | Odince Blog

That’s what I’m talking about…

Following the Maltreatment of Blacks in China by Chinese officials, A video Trending online purportedly shows the Moment Guinea Government arrested all Chinese Nationals in their country until all Guineans in China return safely. Continue reading