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Afro- Bolivans: People Of African Descent In Bolivia

Afro- Bolivans: People Of African Descent In Bolivia

Did you know Afro-Bolivians are still around today? Afro-Bolivians are descendants of the enslaved West Africans brought by the Spanish between the 16th and 19th Centuries to work in the mines of Potosí, a city in south-western Bolivia that was more populated than London in the early 17th Century. According to Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano,...

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Burkina Faso: Ex-President Compaoré Charged with Thomas Sankara’s Murder

Burkina Faso: Ex-President Compaoré Charged with Thomas Sankara’s Murder

Burkina Faso’s former president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly been indicted by a military court in the country’s capital for the 1987 assassination of political revolutionary, Thomas Sankara. Hailed as a national hero, Sankara was assassinated alongside 12 other government officials in a coup led by Compaore before he ascended to power. In 2014, Compaore was...

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11 Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai

11 Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai

2021 1. Take A Visit To Doi Suthep The most famous attraction in all of Chiang Mai is this one! Doi Suthep, it was the most beautiful thing I ever seen! It’s 12km outside of Chiang Mai and there is multiple ways to get there. I ended up splitting a Songkran ride with someone to...

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They met at an airport and fell in love

They met at an airport and fell in love

A mutual friend put Finnish New Yorker Irja Uotila in touch with Mexican local Jesus Estrella during her 12-hour airport layover in Mexico City. Thirty years later Irja and Jesus are married with a daughter living in New York.

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Twitter Sets Up African Base In Ghana

Twitter Sets Up African Base In Ghana

Twitter announced today that they are building a team in Ghana to establish their presence on the continent. Twitter’s mission is to serve the public conversation, and the positive power of Twitter is what connects them and allows them to impact the world around us. “To truly serve the public conversation, we must be more...