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  •  Communism & Capitalism

    Ideology / Communism & Capitalism

    For Marx the Industrial Revolution had brought about the Surplus Value that became the basis of Capitalism. Before the industries the laborers had an ownership of their tools and owned the products they manufactured, but...

  • Education Policy - a Critical Review

    Ideology / Education Policy - a Critical Review

    What the individual wants to get from education is different from what a nation as a whole would want from it. The individual strives for literacy, first-hand knowledge and a better means of living; it is a matter for the parents to choose what is best affordable from the choices that surround them and a matter of the strife that the individual can go through to climb the ladder of structured success. The nation as a whole, with the aid of its ministries and boards of learned men, has to take education in a totally different perspective...

  • Nigeria - Free Now?

    Africa / Nigeria - Free Now?

    After independence in 1960, unfortunately the conditions of the common Nigerian remained just as squalid as were before independence – the reason being the replacement of slavery and palm-produce with an even deadlier product – Oil.

  • Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    Africa / Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    France called its air force and paratroopers who responded to the demonstrators with such extreme violence that 45,000 Algerians were killed within a few days. This changed the political climate and several new parties emerged with the demand for independence, some of them making para-military wings to organize revolts and guerilla tactics against the French and by 1954 the Algerian War of Independence had begun.

  • Seychelles - Maritime Successes & Challenges

    Africa / Seychelles - Maritime Successes & Challenges

    Colonized only in the 1700s, this isolation makes the archipelago completely dependent on the ocean for its economic survival and on its scenic beaches to attract travelers towards it. Yet the tiny state has set an exemplary maritime culture and economic model that has recently moved Seychelles into the ‘high-income group’ states list of the World Bank.