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Tag Archives: Africa

A Brief History of British Slavery

Should events that happened over 200 years ago be part of current politics?  What was the truth about the slave trade and slaving? About 12m Africans were shipped across the Atlantic over a period of 400 years (with most occurring in the 18th and 19th centuries).   The trade was known …

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Boris Johnson is the Leader Global Politics has been wanting

“Together let us write the next chapter for my country, for your country, and above all, for all the peoples of our countries.”  These were the visionary words of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at this week’s Africa Investment Summit hosted by the government of the United Kingdom. In this statement …

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Holding to account those who use rape as a weapon on war

The below speech was made by the author in the House of Lords on 1 April 2019 in the House of Lords My Lords, the noble Lady, Baroness Hodgson, has consistently and tenaciously championed the cause of those who have been subjected to unspeakable violence. In her moving and powerful …

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Empires of Growth: How decolonisation led to Africa’s poverty

One of our globes most precarious and neglected predicament lies in the impoverished continent of Africa. Through century to century it seems as if very little has been achieved, yes we have seen empires rise and fall, as well as some advanced kingdoms form, but compared to the advances in East …

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Good news in Zimbabwe! Now Britain and the Commonwealth must stand ready to help if needed.

Finally. The evil despot Robert Mugabe has been deposed and the scenes of joy on display in Zimbabwe have been truly heart warming. Gone is the man who drove his country to have starving trillionaires and 95% unemployment. Gone is the man who drove his country to have the world’s …

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