Colonialism

  • Africa & World

    Anger as UK minister confuses Zambia with Zimbabwe at Kaunda funeral

    James Duddridge, the UK’s minister for Africa, appeared to confuse Zimbabwe with Zambia in a speech at the funeral of Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, in the country’s capital, Lusaka, last week. Kaunda, who died last month at the age of 97, ruled Zambia from 1964, when it won independence from Britain, until 1991. He…

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  • Politics

    Post-Industrial Age/Civilization Transition

    By Chisichenyu Singizi OUR epoch is inseparably connected with revolutionary technological, social and political changes that herald a transition to a new post-industrial civilization. This civilization transition is the third in the history of humankind. It has several peculiarities that are not completely clear and thus requires scientific description and analysis. The present day post- Industrial transition present profound possibilities…

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  • ShowBiz

    Why Zim photographer asks her subjects to dress in Victorian garb

    By Diana Cole THE photo is as alluring as it is mysterious. Adorned in a regal, old-fashioned black satin gown and a majestic hairstyle piled high atop her head, a stately young African woman fearlessly traverses an uninhabited, cloud-darkened landscape, with a rolled-up woven sleeping mat balanced on her shoulder. She appears to be on a journey. But to where?…

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