sub-Saharan Africa

The objectives of the US military presence in Africa are well documented: counter Chinese influence and control strategic locations and natural resources including oil reserves. This was confirmed more than 8 years ago by the US State Department

Somalia has been the focus of oil and natural gas exploration. This coupled with its geographically strategic location on the Indian Ocean and near the Gulf of Aden, which is one of the most lucrative shipping lanes in the world,

During an era when Europe had only two universities, the Moors had seventeen. The founders of Oxford University were inspired to form the institution after visiting universities in Spain.
Women were in the forefront of the movement for national liberation in Ghana, then known as the Gold Coast prior to 1957. The early efforts of Nkrumah sought the full participation of women in the initial phases of organizing with the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)
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Ethiopia
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The U.S. Wants to “Purchase” Greenland from Denmark By Andrew Korybko, April 28, 2020
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Russia-Africa Relations: Writing off Soviet Era Debts. Miltary-Technical Cooperation By Kester Kenn Klomegah, November 18, 2019
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Akwasi Afrifa: An Appraisal of Ghana’s One Time Military Ruler By Adeyinka Makinde, November 05, 2019
Media Debates as Russia Pushes into Africa By Kester Kenn Klomegah, November 05, 2019
The Historic Role of Rwanda’s Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza. Designing a Common Front against Paul Kagame By John Philpot, October 22, 2019
Does Africa Need Russia? The First Ever Russia-Africa Summit By Andrew Korybko, October 22, 2019
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Massive Loss of Life, Genocide Warnings in Three African Countries By J. B. Gerald, September 19, 2019
Robert Mugabe’s Legacy: Revolution, Amity and Decline By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 07, 2019
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Momentous Decision by CITES to Limit Trade in Wild Caught African Elephants from Zimbabwe and Botswana for Zoos to “Exceptional Circumstances” with Independent Oversight By Humane Society International, August 28, 2019
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Ethiopia
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