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Human Rights in Africa

Human rights abuses did not end when the UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1945 and 1948 was adopted respectively. Human rights violations can be described as any act that infringes upon the fundamental rights of individuals by which they are entitled to enjoy regardless of their sex, race, color, language, nationality,…


Human rights

Racism Issue in the Book Heart of Darkness

In the novel, Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad which takes place in the Eighteen hundredths in time of European colonialism, in the Congo, Central Africa. Where Conrad introduces us to Marlow who is the main character and travels to Africa to perform a duty to pick up a man named Kurtz to relieve him…



Heart of Darkness,


Community Service First Impression Paper 

Brief historical background of the institution Altaawon Education center, Korogocho Altaawon education center is an educational safe haven for the poor child it is located in korogocho slum, Nairobi Kenya. Kenya being a developing country has a high rate of poverty; in 2015 it was ranked sixth among the Sub-Saharan African countries with a huge…


Community Service,



Culture and Superstition in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness

Abstract The representation of colonization is quite evident in the postcolonial works and this research aims to establish a correlation between two different societies exhibited in two different works. Things Fall Apart a novel by Chinua Achebe and Heart of Darkness a novella by Joseph Conrad exhibits similar effects of colonization in the African region….


Heart of Darkness,


Insurgency in Africa

It is common knowledge that the fundamental responsibility of the State is the security of the life, and property of its citizens. Others include the protection of its territorial integrity and the guarantee of socioeconomic and political stability. However, since the mid-twentieth century, this protective duty of the State, its sovereignty, and territoriality, as well…


Social Problems,


Types of Traditional Dance in Ghana

First and foremost, Akin Euba said neo–Traditional dances are termed as dances that are performed outside the context of social ceremonies (Green, 2015). According to Kariamu Welsh and Elisabeth Hanley also said that, neo traditional dances are dances created in the likeness of traditional dances and are not bound to all aesthetic and cultural rules…




Ethics in Africa

Everything in our society is tried to be governed by ethics. Ethics differ from one society to the other. The way we are brought up in “our” society, culture, beliefs, and education, shapes morality. Ethics is knowing to differentiate the wrong and good deed, what you have right to do and what is right to…





The Idea of Colonialism in Heart of Darkness

It can be argued that what makes Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ such an iconic, as well as divisive novella, is how it tackles major themes such as imperialism and even begins to criticize the intervention of European nations in Africa. It questions the morality of colonialism itself and is one of the first western novels…



Heart of Darkness,


Kwasi Wiredu in African Philosophy

Introduction African Philosophy as a critical thinking by Africans on their experiences of reality and as a philosophical discourse produced and being tested by African philosophers especially indigenous Africans who lived long ago. Therefore, on this paper I will take a look on ‘Cultural Universals and Practices’, on how cultural differences affect another culture and…




Governmental Structure in Lesotho

The Lesotho country is a lawful ruling country under the leader ship of King. In Lesotho a king is a person who ruled their place; their ting is the head of the county unlike in our county we ruled by a president and here a president is elected there a King is born. The government…




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