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African women surfers on undertaking a male dominated sport and surfing
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Lifestyle African women surfers on undertaking a male dominated sport and surfing

According to observers, black surfers are still not properly represented in various media and promotional events for the sport. It is likely because surfing is generally considered a “whites only” sport and the preserve of men; making it riddled with racial and gender biases against black women surfers.

The NBA and FIBA announce host cities for inaugural Basketball Africa League
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Lifestyle The NBA and FIBA announce host cities for inaugural Basketball Africa League

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) aim to permanently include Africa in their professional basketball league is manifesting. The Association announced the African cities that will host the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) when it sets off in March 2020 and other pertinent details about the tournament.

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.