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This is YOUR platform for the AFRICA THOUGHT and AFRICA DIALOGUE, to express YOUR thoughts, comments, and opinions and to explore unanswered parts of the legendary African wisdom, history, vision, humanity, and progress, within Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, Middle East, the Americas, and indeed the entire World. To make your time on this portal as exciting as possible we will include from time-to-time an occasional dash of humor and offer you other lifestyle opportunities as you visit YOUR African Mart for a special taste of African and Black products from around the world. Welcome! 

The Questions and Answers of the week. Click here to get to know something new about Africa.

NEWS LINKS

Following are direct links to international media sources with different perspectives to events taking place in Africa. Just press the desired source and you will be connected.

The recent “joint declaration” of the Namibian and German governments on dealing with the 1904-08 genocide marks the first time a former colonial power has officially offered an apology to another country for state sponsored mass crimes. The agreement stipulates that Germany will pay €1.1bn for development projects in Namibia over the next 30 years.

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James Meredith was walking down Highway 51 just south of Hernando, Mississippi. It was June 6, 1966, the second day of his planned 220-mile trek from Memphis to Jackson, which he undertook to encourage Black people to overcome racist intimidation and to register to vote. As cars filled with newspaper reporters and police officers rolled nearby, he walked a sloping stretch of road lined with pine trees. 

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Here’s what happened in the African Investment & Deal landscape between 24th May and 28th May 2021. DFC and FMO launched a co-financing facility and 13 startups got funded! 

Mali’s SolarX Raises Additional Funding From Energy Access Ventures – a West African supplier of renewable energy equipment, received additional funding of an undisclosed amount from Energy Access Ventures (EAV). 

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Now you can #ShopAfrica from Grocery, Beauty to Books & Literature!

YOUR AFRICA MART displays an inventory of assorted groceries – spices, flours, and condiments for favorable dishes from Africa, the Caribbean, and the rest of the African Diaspora on several pages on the Grocery Section. These exotic items are available for online ordering and home-delivered promptly with the services of AMAZON for shipping and handling. GROCERY and BEAUTY & COSMETICS products on display on YOUR AFRICA MART are straight out of Africa and/or from the Caribbean. 

The Africa Times/USA has been continually published, biweekly since 1989, and has influenced the perception of Africa as an emergent continent and economic and social force.

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In a White House memo dated Tuesday, January 28, 1969 to President Nixon, former Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger describes the Igbos as “the wandering Jews of West Africa-gifted, aggressive, westernized, at best envied and resented, but mostly despised by their neighbors in the federation.” Kissinger’s description aptly portrays the Christian Igbos and their experience in Nigeria. Over the years, the Igbos have been the victims of numerous massacres, that they have lost count. 

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Africa is a destination that boasts some of the world’s most gorgeous landscapes, friendliest people and eco-friendly wildlife experiences. The food scene is equally impressive. Let us take you on a foodie journey through Africa; you may wish to take notes!

SOUTH AFRICA

The country is famed for its multicultural food experiences. Sink your teeth into a bunny chow, a hollowed-out bread filled with a curry of your choice.

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Here is the stock exchange rates for AFRICA INC.

With Direct Capital Investment (DCI) increasingly making its way into the various sectors of the African continent, the stock market/bourse has been nothing short of dynamic. Major financial institutions from around the world have their footprints on these markets. In this section, AFRICA, INC., our editors will supply weekly indices/ standings on the market for the benefit of our readers.

Most importantly, all purchases from YOUR AFRICA MART help support local farmers and businesses in Africa and the Caribbean. YOUR AFRICA MART also carries products, sourced at times, from Europe and grown in Africa and curated to give your palate that distinct taste of Africa and the Caribbean. 

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is a commemoration of all the legal and legislative actions that took place to realize the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution that made enslaved African free. Juneteenth is a compression of June 19th, 1865 when in Galveston, Texas the Union General Granger issued Order No. 3 that all enslaved people in Texas were free. Now celebrated as a holiday in over 14 US States and moving to become a national holiday, once passed in the Congress.