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The Africa Issue #3 - Teaching International Law Through Fela's Music

‘The Africa Issue’ is a semi-weekly brief aimed at curating a collection of recent stories from acros
The Africa Issue #3 - Teaching International Law Through Fela's Music
By Hipsternomics  • Issue #25 • View online
‘The Africa Issue’ is a semi-weekly brief aimed at curating a collection of recent stories from across the continent to drive more awareness on the socio-cultural and economic happenings across Africa. As you consume your next chocolate bar (cocoa), while playing candy crush on your iphone (cobalt battery), just remember that the core components of these consumer products are mined in Africa. 

source: The Guardian
source: The Guardian
African Universities teaching International Law through Fela Kuti's Revolutionary Music
China Wants Ghana's Bauxite AKA 'Vibranium'
Pan-African Activists Fight Government Censorship in Africa through Internet
🙅🏿‍♂️ For Da Culture 🤴🏾
Braided: How an ancestral hairstyle remains a source of pride for Black women
26-year-old Georgia official takes her oath on Malcolm X’s autobiography
Bill Gates’s highlights Dr. Dennis Mukegwe as "Heroes in the Field"
Bill Gates’s highlights Dr. Dennis Mukegwe as "Heroes in the Field"
What Else Is Interesting
- Nigeria lowers eligibility age barrier to run for the presidency to 35 years old
- How to topple a dictator - the rebel plot that freed Gambia
- The scale of illicit financial flows out of West Africa
- Kenya will host world’s first TEDx event at a refugee camp
- Your favorite soccer club might be sponsored by a dictator
- Ethiopia opens up its economy to international investors
Resource of the Week
Music of the Week
Thank you for reading through this weekend’s brief! Hope you found a couple interesting articles to spark your next happy hour, coffee date, or summer BBQ. I would appreciate your feedback by responding to this email - Which article did you find most interesting this week? What topics would you like to know more about?
Cheers,
Valentine
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