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Remembering Cheikh Anta Diop: 8 quotes from his seminal works
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Politics and Society Remembering Cheikh Anta Diop: 8 quotes from his seminal works

Today we remember, and celebrate Cheikh Anta Diop, a pre-eminent Senegalese academic, anthropologist, physicist, politician and historian whose groundbreaking research and writing continues to inspire research on race, pre-colonial African culture and Black civilisation. Here’s our selection of 8 excerpts from Diop’s writings.

Sierra Leone: Pres Julius Bio leads anti-corruption drive
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Politics and Society Sierra Leone: Pres Julius Bio leads anti-corruption drive

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio is fervently leading the country’s anti-corruption drive. Bio launched three Commissions of Inquiry, investigating malpractice in the government between 2000 to 2018 when former President Ernest Bai Koroma was in office. Bio pledged to support the Anti Corruption Commission, giving assurances that it will operate independently.