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Slave Room

This dank, dark hole in the ground was once packed with African slaves. Now there's a memorial and it serves to remind us of this horrors of history...
Ghana Togo Benin & Niger - jungle to desert

December 10th 2010
“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” -Joseph Campbell Ghana Ghana Ghana! Home to the Black Stars, Kofi Anan, Kwame Nkrumah, the golden Ashanti Empire, beautiful tropical beaches in the south and elephant-filled high plains in the north. From the horrors of colonization and slavery that played out on Gha ... read more
Africa » Niger

Nigerien Flag Not until 1993, 33 years after independence from France, did Niger hold its first free and open elections. A 1995 peace accord ended a five-year Tuareg insurgency in the north. Coups in 1996 and 1999 were followed by the creation of a National Reconc... ... read more
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