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24-Year-Old Black Woman Started Selling Fish Plates, Now Farms 500 Acres | We Buy Black

“White people owned the land and Black people only worked in their gardens or fields.” That’s what Njabulo Mbokane once thought about agriculture but not anymore. Njabulo knew that her family couldn’t afford to send her to college so she had to find another way. She started out selling fish and chips on the corner of a gas station but now she employs three people fulltime and another 13 during the busy harvesting season, as a farmer in South Africa. Njabulo grows corn on over 500 acres of farmland and recently, ventured into livestock on another 64 acres. Njabulo Mbokane […]

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Why white South Africans are turning to the ANC while black voters desert Mandela’s party | The Telegraph

Adrian Blomfield, The Telegraph Photo: Ramaphosa, with Mandela looking on (in mural form). Photo: Rajesh Jantilal/AFP, Featured Image may be the Rainbow Nation, but the political history of South Africa has long been writ in black and white. Quarter of a century after the end of apartheid, however, there is a twist in the script. On Wednesday, when South Africa votes in a general election, some of the country’s whites will mark their ballots for the African National Congress for the first time. In contrast, a growing number of blacks are set to turn their backs on the party that […]

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Reverse Colonialism Ad Banned In South Africa | AFROPUNK

Zama Mdoda , AFROPUNK African restaurant Chicken Licken has a reputation for epic advertisements and their latest commercial is no different. Their latest offering follows an African prince called Big Mjohnana who leaves his village in 1650 to find adventure out in the world. Big John ends up in Holland where he stumbles across white people and names this new land “Europe” in a humor-filled riff on colonialism. I am but one humble South African, fully aware that I cannot speak for an entire country but I have to say this advertisement is hilarious. The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB), on […]

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56,800 migrant dead and missing: ‘They are human beings’ | Associated Press An Associated Press tally has documented at least 56,800 migrants dead or missing worldwide since 2014 — almost double the number found in the world’s only official attempt to try to count them, by the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration.

An Associated Press tally has documented at least 56,800 migrants dead or missing worldwide since 2014 — almost double the number found in the world’s only official attempt to try to count them, by the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration.

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