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Nefetiti is the Chief Editor at Grandmother Africa. She holds two Bachelor degrees, a double major in Chemistry and Physics. Since 1997, Nefetiti has authored several reports on Democracy and the state of Republics in the African Union. She became an African Reporting Fellow in 2007. Before joining the Definitive African Record, Nefetiti trained as a Digital Media expert.

Primitive Accumulation vs. Civilization

There is a tale of two men: the primitive accumulator and the civilized. Their souls could not be more opposite. Their aims could not...

The Elixir of God

Ta-Nehisi Coates does not believe in God. In Between the World and Me, Coates suggests that God is merely an elixir. The idea of...
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The Meaning of Black

In the beginning, there was Black. Black is the origin. Of all people. Black is a present people. A future people. A historic people. Kemet. The Black Land. Black is...

Robot Elections, Puppet Leaders, and Dejected Citizens

Someday decades ago, it was said that we kicked out the colonialists once and for all and set up our own systems of governance....

The Semantic War Against Nature

Some believe that in order to understand a man, look at his actions and not his words. There is truth to that maxim. Still...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Dominates Manny Pacquiao

The highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao proved to be easy work for Mayweather. By the end of 12 rounds,...

Equal Pay And White Feminism Still Breed Racism

NEW YORK, New York, U.S.A. -- As the world is inhabited by societies with various traditions, we all may have different cultures. However, we...

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance

  Published in 2009, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance holds numerous dear lessons for the path to freedom from neocolonialism...
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African Student Accepted Into All US Elite Schools, Chooses None

This past fall, Kwame Patrice Sankara, a Ghanian secondary school student, applied to all the US ivy league post-secondary schools, including Columbia, Harvard, Yale,...

In The Land of Smart Africans

We tell ourselves over and over: Africans, we are smart people. How many days go by before you hear some African person tell another...