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

Tiny cabins become hot property in pandemic
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Tiny cabins become hot property in pandemic

Getaway is a mini-vacation concept that has grown in the past six years from a few tiny cabins outside of Boston to 581 custom-built cabins sprinkled across 15 locations in the United States. The “totally socially distant” business has had a very busy pandemic year.

Sexual Abuse: Enough is Enough!
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Sexual Abuse: Enough is Enough!

How did we get here? 2020 has brought with it a global pandemic, quarantine and lockdowns, worldwide riots, the death of Basketball great Kobe Bryant and a whole lot more. Oh and did I fail to mention that we are only in June! It’s one of the times in history that is sure to be...

Afro- Bolivans: People Of African Descent In Bolivia
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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,...

My top 5 special songs: Guest Feature by Buzzy Bee
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My top 5 special songs: Guest Feature by Buzzy Bee

Songs are an important part of our lives. They take us back to key moments and tap into so many different emotions. It’s day 19 of the afrobloggers challenge, and I have been tasked with sharing 5 songs that are special to me. Today, I have invited a good friend of mine to share with...