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Is China colonising Africa?

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 […]

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 […]

Egypt Launches Airstrikes on Libya

Read original article by Ahmed Aboulenein on Reuters or quickly read the key points below; “Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya” “President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.” “Egyptian […]

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 […]

54 Migrants Die Off The Coast of Libya

Read original article on the Local Italy or read a quick summary below; On Saturday 27th May 2017, Libyan and Italian officials said about 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, “On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescued 126 migrants from sub-Saharan […]

Canada to raise funds for drought-hit countries in Africa

Read original article by Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban on the Africa News or read a quick summary below; “The Canadian government has officially launched a fundraiser to help combat famine in three African countries and Yemen.” “The fund was launched on Monday May 29, 2017. “For every eligible donation made by individuals to registered Canadian charities […]

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. […]

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 […]