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Whose World Cup victory is it anyway, Africa or France?
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Politics and Society Whose World Cup victory is it anyway, Africa or France?

With many Africans celebrating France’s World Cup victory as theirs, having adopted ‘Les Bleus’ as the ‘sixth African country’ in the tournament, it begs the question: should Africans claim France’s triumph as partly theirs? Do Africans have legitimate reasons to celebrate the victory of a country still accused of causing problems on the continent?

World Refugee Day: Stories of refugees who succeeded against all odds
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Politics and Society World Refugee Day: Stories of refugees who succeeded against all odds

2018 is the 18th year of the World Refugee Day event, run by the United Nations Refugee Agency as a declaration that the world supports and stands with refugees. The day also marks the launch of the ‘With Refugees’ petition, which will state the needs and potential rights of refugees to allow every one of them the opportunity to thrive and succeed – as these people did.

World Refugees Day: Peace Is The Only Way
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Politics and Society World Refugees Day: Peace Is The Only Way

Not being able to live in one’s own home country because of disturbances such as violence and natural disasters can be an emotionally and socially disturbing issue. Finding #refugee in another country hoping for a better life but then being subjected to humiliation and non-acceptance is a double blow. How can we avoid displacements when conflicts are the order of the day?