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Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa

Read the full article by Prof. Andrew B. Smith >> The name ‘Hottentot’, or its Afrikaans shortening ‘Hotnot’, became a disparaging term for people of colour at the Cape. Today we refer to the aboriginal herders of the Cape by the … Continue reading

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“Ours was the original green food”: The joys of African storytelling by Cameron Duodu – Ghana

I just can’t remember what it is. And the more I try to remember it, the more disconcerted I become, because if I should forget anything at all from my childhood, it shouldn’t be that! For storytelling was central to … Continue reading

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Member of Siddi community nominated to the Karnataka Legislative Council: A community with African ancestry – Karnataka

Shantharam Budna Siddi, from the Siddi [Sidhi] community of Karnataka which traces its roots to Africa, has been nominated to the Karnataka Legislative Council by Governor Vajubhai Vala. This is the first time that the community will be represented in … Continue reading

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Recognizing the value of archival photos for community engagement in India and Africa: School of Oriental and African Studies London – Jharkhand

Photo: A family of Santals looking at the photos on a laptop (Joy Tudu, 2011) Posted on 7 September 2011 by conncomm We have finished our work with our African and Indian communities successfully. […] Our community engagement programme is … Continue reading

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Making a living as honey producers: Farm Africa’s beekeeping programme for unemployed young people in the Tigray region – Ethiopia

Matthew Newsome, (The Guardian) The Hindu, January 6, 2014 In the Tigray region of Ethiopia, increasing numbers of young people have no access to the land and its resources. Farming land here is already scarce, and many farms are very small. Many … Continue reading

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