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RWANDA COMMEMORATES THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI 🇷🇼

Today marks the 28’th commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi. The Rwandan genocide occurred between 7 April and 15 July 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. During this period of around 100 days, members of the Tutsi minority ethnic group, as well as some moderate Hutu and Twa, were killed by armed militias.Continue reading “RWANDA COMMEMORATES THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI 🇷🇼”

APRIL DOES IT AGAIN FOR ZAMBIA.

According to the Jewish calendar, the first month of the year is called Nisan or Abib which translates into the month of April according to the Gregorian calendar. It must be noted that the much of the world follows the Gregorian calendar save for the financial calendar which has it’s own unorthodox calendar. The financialContinue reading “APRIL DOES IT AGAIN FOR ZAMBIA.”

Imperialism

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Imperialism has left Indelible Scars On the Hearts and Minds of the African Folks Pluralism has Scared the Stars Out of the Africanism Movement Nationalism movement was quickly Fizzled Out at the expense of Globalization Puzzled and Bemused Africans are left Bewildered at the Turn of National and Global Events IndependenceContinue reading “Imperialism”

GRACA MACHEL THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE WORLD WHO SAVED AS FIRST FOR TWO COUNTRIES.

Graca Machel, born 17 October 1945, is a Mozambican politician and humanitarian. She is the widow of former presidents of both Mozambique and South Africa and the only woman in modern history to have served as First Lady of two countries; Mozambican president Samora Machel (1975- 1986) and South African president Nelson Mandela (1998 –Continue reading “GRACA MACHEL THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE WORLD WHO SAVED AS FIRST FOR TWO COUNTRIES.”

The Tutsi Speaking People of East Africa

⠀The Tutsi are a people who live in Rwanda,🇷🇼 Burundi ,🇧🇮 and the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo .🇨🇩 They have much in common with the other groups of this region, the Twa and the Hutu. Their cultures are similar, and they all speak the same language. In the past, the TutsiContinue reading “The Tutsi Speaking People of East Africa”

KAMUZWAZI : a village with World War History

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono This is cut from Oral History Mbala formerly known as Abercon is a district that is shrouded in World War History. The town in on the Northern tip of the Northern Province in modern day Zambia. In the year 2018, the World descended on Mbala to commemorate the centinary to markContinue reading “KAMUZWAZI : a village with World War History”

BEMBAS IN ZAMBIA – A SHORT TIMELINE HISTORY

The Bemba tribe migrated into Zambia from the Luba Kingdom (present day Democratic Republic of Congo) during the Bantu Migration, which took place between the 15th and 17th centuries. Legend has it that the chief of the Luba tribe, Mukulumpe, married a woman named Mumbi Lyulu Mukasa who was of the crocodile clan (known asContinue reading “BEMBAS IN ZAMBIA – A SHORT TIMELINE HISTORY”

ADAMSON MUSANDA MUSHALA

Adamson Bratson Musanda Mushala was a Zambian rebel leader who rebelled against the one-party rule of the Zambian government of Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda from 1975 to 1982 Rebellion Before his rebellion, Mushala initially belonged to the United National Independence Party (UNIP), fighting colonial minority rule. He was sent to China for guerrilla training with a view to coming back to fight the colonial government, butContinue reading “ADAMSON MUSANDA MUSHALA”

THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA

#AfricanHistoryMonth A year after the Berlin partition, Italy annexed Eritrea and started occupying territories along the key Red Sea port of Massawa on the Ethiopian side. Ethiopia considered this a provocation since Massawa was the empire’s economic gateway to the world. More so, it had only liberated the port from an Egyptian invasion nine yearsContinue reading “THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA”