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Written by: Pratibha bissht

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Written by: Meshack Masibo    ‘ If the butchers have their way, we will draw strength even from the little crosses that the kind may put at the head of their graves. In that process we shall learn. We shall learn to hate evil even more, and in the same intensity we shall seek to …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo When Kenya was at a tipping point  11 years ago Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan confronted President Kibaki with the alarming figures of Kenyans who had been killed in the 2008 post-election violence. In a book revealing behind-the-scenes events that marked the 39-day mediation period, Mr Annan also speaks of …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo Few names, if any, carry as much weight when it comes to African Literature than Chinua Achebe. The late writer is considered by many critics and teachers to be the most influential African writer of his generation. His writings, including the novel ‘Things Fall Apart’, have introduced readers throughout the …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the world’s first elected black female president and Africa’s first elected female head of state.  With her candor and reformative ideologies Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is one woman to celebrate. Born in Liberia in 1938 to a Gola father and Kru-German mother, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf …

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Written by: Pratibha bissht 1. Xi Jinping, China: Xi Jinping was born on 1 June 1953. He is the son of one of the heroes of the Chinese communist revolution and former vice premier Xi Zhongxun. Xi Jinping studied chemical engineering from 1975 to 1979, at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. He later …

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