African colonization, serial enslavers?

There are a couple of memes that have been floating around for some times concerning African colonization and African slavery in the U.S. Theses memes are: Meme #1) The world is plundering Africa's wealth of "billions of dollars a year." Meme #2) Historian and author Edward E. Baptist explains that

Ebola, a global pandemic imminent?

Over 1,800 people have been killed in the Ebola outbreak since the first cases were confirmed in Africa a year ago. The number of the dead seems to be growing at a rate of 200-400 per month and is starting to go exponential. Surpassed only by the epidemic that claimed

Robert Mugabe’s dubious legacy, will Africa learn?

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean independence leader, ex-President, turned authoritarian leader, has died aged 95. He was born February 21, 1924, in what was then Rhodesia - a British colony, run by its white minority. In 1964 he was imprisoned for more than a decade without trial. After a brief independence