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Is CHINA colonising AFRICA? – KJ Vids

China’s economic interests in Africa is one of the most recognised and talked about international engagements. Earlier this month, Xi Jinping pledged to provide Africa $60BN over the next 8 years. But the portrayal of China’s investments in Africa have been particularly negative in the West with headlines such as “Is China Good or Bad […]

Meet Ayuba Suleiman Diallo – The Fortunate Slave

▶ Check out my gear on Kit: https://kit.com/kjvids Through the Atlantic slave trade, many Africans were forced into the US and we seldom hear about some of their Muslim backgrounds. One such person is Ayuba Suleiman Diallo. He was from eastern Senegal, born to a family of religious leaders. He memorized the entire Quran, was […]

Plastic in Oceans – 5 Fast Facts

Our oceans are slowly turning into a plastic soup and the effects on ocean life are chilling. Big pieces of plastic are choking and entangling turtles and seabirds and tiny pieces are clogging the stomachs of creatures who mistake it for food, from tiny zooplankton to whales. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel […]

Omar Mukhtar – The Lion of the Desert

In 1911, Italy took Libya from the Ottoman Caliphate and formed the colonies of Cyrenaica and Tripolitania In North Africa, the leaders of the Senusiyyah, joined forces with the Ottomans and used all their strength to start up a new resistance against the French and Italian colonial invasion. The Libyan national struggle against Italy was […]

The 1994 Rwandan Genocide

It was an unparalleled modern genocide, an attempt to exterminate an entire people in 100 days. And in the years that followed the killing of some 800,000 Rwandans in 1994, political leaders have expressed their regret at an international failure to stop the violence. Bill Clinton, United States president at the time, admitted last year […]

Mansa Musa – The Richest Man That Ever Lived

Meet Mansa Musa – The Richest Muslim That Ever Lived According to historians, the richest man to have ever lived was a Malian Muslim named Mansa Musa With an inflation adjusted fortune of $400 billion, Mansa Musa I would have been considerably richer than the world’s current richest man, Carlos Slim, who ranks in 22nd […]

Morocco – The world’s largest cannabis producer

Morocco – The world’s largest cannabis producer Morocco has remained the world’s largest producer of cannabis, according to a report released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) last week. The annual “World Drug Report 2017” showed that the area of ​​cultivation of cannabis in Morocco reached 47,000 hectares in 2015. Some […]

Britain’s War on Uganda’s Milton Obote

Source: Crimes of Britain Britain saw Uganda as its playground in Africa, and continued to loot the country even after independence in 1962. Sapping the wealth of nations even when they are perceived to be sovereign has become a British tradition. The British deep down have never gotten over the loss of the lands they have occupied. […]