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Zimbabwe launches ‘gold-backed’ currency to replace collapsing dollar

Zimbabwe launches ‘gold-backed’ currency to replace collapsing dollar

Zimbabwe has replaced its collapsing local dollar with a new gold-backed currency, the latest attempt by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration to address decades of monetary upheaval. John Mushayavanhu, head of the southern African country’s central bank, confessed on Friday that money creation had destroyed the five-year-old Zimbabwe dollar as he introduced the ZiG, its successor….

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Outstanding African Freedom Fighters

Outstanding African Freedom Fighters

For a long time, colonial rule was in place in Africa. Here are some of the African Freedom Fighters that brought their nations’ independence. African Freedom Fighters Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela is hailed as the “African Gandhi.” He was lovingly known as Madiba. Mandela was the president of the African National Congress (ANC). He resisted apartheid and was imprisoned…

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African American Inventors Who Changed the World

African American Inventors Who Changed the World

African American Inventors are responsible for some of the most important inventions that keep our planet running. In honor of Black History Month and beyond, here are some African American inventors whose ideas forever altered the way society functioned. Below are great African American Inventors who changed the world The Three-Light Traffic Light – 1923 Garrett Morgan’s early inventions…

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Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut: Meet The Brave Female Pharaoh Who Shaped Egypt

Hatshepsut[a] (c. 1507–1458 BC) was the fifth pharaoh of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty and the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Thutmose II. She ruled from around 1479 BC to approximately 1458 BC as queen regnant (Low Chronology). She succeeded Sobekneferu/Nefrusobek in the Twelfth Dynasty as Egypt’s second undisputed monarch. The Great Royal Wife Ahmose and Thutmose…

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Graça Machel

Graça Machel: Meet The Only First Lady Of Two Nation In History

Graça Machel DBE HonFBA is well known Mozambican politician and humanitarian. She was born 17th October 1945 and a widow of former President of Mozambique Samora Machel (1975–1986) and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela (1998–2013). Machel is an active international advocate for women’s and children’s rights and she was made an honorary British…

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