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The many faces of Africa around the world remains largely unheralded, unknown and at times, mythical. Weekly, our editors identify various subjects about Africa and unpack them for you.
A segment of the global consumer market most often overlooked by both corporate and private marketers/ agencies is the multi-billion dollar (USD) Pan African market.
April 06, 711 AD (AH 92), was the date an African military cavalry of over 3,000 trained, equipped and in command formations, provided by the Empires of Ghana and Mali were placed under the command of an Islamic military, General Tariq ibn-Ziyad crossed the Straits of Gibraltar entering the Iberian Peninsula –
André Leon Talley, the former American Vogue creative director who died last year, shall have his life exposed at the forthcoming estate auction by Christie’s. The array of possessions is eclectic – from all the originals from Andy Warhol, who Andre worked for and with his last career start to the Louis Vuitton personalized luggage…
Most African migration is to economic hubs on the continent, a pattern that can be expected to continue as regional economies become more integrated.
African migration has been on a steady upward trajectory for the past two decades. The record level of over 40 million African migrants represents a 30-percent increase from 2010.
There is a date in history that many in the West would conveniently love to forget, especially Western archivists. April 6th, 711 AD remains the high point of the relationship between Africa and her European neighbors in the Iberian Peninsula – Spain and Portugal – when Black soldiers set foot on European soil in conquest. These African members of a special military cavalry were royalty as seen in the images above. READ ALL ABOUT IT in the AFRICA THOUGHT section as African Americans celebrate Black History Month.