Categoria: International

De l’apartheid à la nation arc-en-ciel, qu’en est-il de l’Afrique du Sud aujourd’hui?

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« L’Afrique du Sud appartient à tous ceux qui y vivent, Blancs comme Noirs et aucun gouvernement ne peut justifier son autorité s’il ne la tient pas de la volonté du peuple ». Cette disposition est établie dans la Charte de la liberté, signée à Kliptown en 1955 par l’African National Congress (ANC) et le South African Communist Party (SACP). Cette charte, adoptée en réponse à la politique d’apartheid imposée dès 1948, est symbolique et son contenu est complètement illusoire à cette époque. Son adoption conduit d’ailleurs à l’arrestation de nombreux opposants au régime d’apartheid. Continue reading “De l’apartheid à la nation arc-en-ciel, qu’en est-il de l’Afrique du Sud aujourd’hui?”

On the roofs, on the vulcanos, on the ocean: Cabo Verde’s tourism at a crucial turning point.

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Hearing about Cabo Verde is kind of unusual, and you probably even never heard about it, knowing that it is a small country, as its most famous national Cesaria Evora used to describe it, in french, in her 1995 hit: “Petit Pays”.

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Treated Like A Royal

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En-me-barage-si of Kish is a name that won’t mean much to anyone. However this is the name of the first ever known “king”, dating bawn by the name “Bretwalda”, the Anglo-Saxon for “ruler of the British.” But these monarchs were back in the days before democracies, when Royals led the country from the front and made decisions on their country’s politics. As one of very few left, the UK acts as perhaps one of the best examples of a modern day, western monarchy. But today’s royals are seen as nothing more than a set of figureheads, no longer in charge of a third of the world. Even the UK royal family website states, “The Sovereign no longer has a political or executive role.” However they must have their uses, or else there wouldn’t be a need to maintain them. So the question is, is there any point in keeping them?

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The Universal language

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As humans, when we’re happy, we dance. When we’re excited, we dance. When we want to celebrate, we dance. We love going to parties to dance. But have you ever thought where did that come from? Well, probably ever since the beginning of existence!

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