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A LAW AGAINST US THAT COULD NOT STOP US ‘TIGNON LAW’

A tignon is a type of headcovering. A large piece of material tied or wrapped around the head to form a kind of turban that somewhat resembles the West African Gele. It was worn by Creole women of African descent in Louisiana beginning in the Spanish colonial period, and continuing to a lesser extent to the present day. …

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Three potential female African presidents to look out for in the next two years

Africa has a lot of talented women, but many of them have not been able to assume the highest position of president due to factors like sexism, inadequate support systems and mentorship as well as limited funding. Liberia’s ex-president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf overcame the obstacles and competed successfully against a …

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BOTSWANA’S PRESIDENT KHAMA IAN KHAMA CAUTION AFRICAN LEADERS

Botswana’s President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was the first African head of state to call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down during the recent crisis in that country. Prior to Mugabe’s resignation, the Botswana leader said Zimbabweans have been subjected to untold suffering for a long time, due …

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