Jean-Pierre Bokondji a.k.a. Jupiter: I've had many lives

Photos© Florent de la Tullaye/Belle Kinoise ProdMinisterial private secretary, funeral musician, international pop star and the subject of a documentary, Jupiter's orbit continues as he promotes congolese culture to the world

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500: Rise of the Nigerian hunters

Five hundred Nigerian hunters have marched into the Sambisa forest in search of the 270 girls abducted by Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram and in scenes reminiscent of classic periods, they say they want to fight tyranny, slavery and terrorism.

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We have banned slavery on land – how about the ocean?

Obiageli Ezekwesili/Photo©ReutersIn most parts of the world, workers enjoyed better working conditions at the end of the 20th Century than they did at the beginning.

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Racism: Obama's Conundrum

The controversy raging across America over the Satan character in cable television's miniseries The Bible bearing a haunting likeness to President Barack Obama is yet another flashpoint in America's persistent roil with racism that is rooted in serious, unresolved issues arising from slavery.

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Mauritania: A love affair with Slavery

In this 21st century of ours, there is still a country where men, women and children considered as black are "constitutionally" inferior and can be led to the slaughter, like sheep without the slightest remorse or legal recourse. Shockingly, that country is in Africa.

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Ugandan woman arrested over Asia sex trade

Photo/ReutersA Ugandan woman has been arrested for allegedly trafficking women to China and Malaysia to engage in sex slavery, as the East African country tries to stem what it considers a growing trend.

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Barack Obama on Black History Month

 Barack Obama retraced US history as he proclaimed Febuary 2012 African American History month

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