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Two months into the New Year, with the growth of the Community we revisit some past highlights before we continue with all new Content for the year. Our ‘Pac Legacy piece is a Fan favourite, and so we share an updated version including a link to our Review of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at My Blog
The portrayal of a ‘futuristic’ African Kingdom in Black Panther has been praised as a vision of what Africa could have achieved had its progress not been interrupted by Imperialism. At first blush, this sounds like praise for Wakanda and African heritage, but it is in reality a false notion... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2018 at My Blog
The Dora Milaje Female Regiment depicted in ‘Black Panther’ is in a league of its own, inspiring respect and a revival recognizing the power of the Feminine in the broader cultural Consciousness. Referencing the Kingdom of Dahomey’s (Now Benin) real-life ‘Amazon’ Female Regiment, a lost Chapter in African History has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
On 22 January 1879, the British Army suffered its greatest defeat in Africa when 24,000 Zulu soldiers overran a British camp of 1 700 near Isandlwana Mountain. This story on the famous Zulu victory over the British Army, is our first 2018 ‘Underdogs’ entry set in Pre-Colonial South Africa before... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
As promised, our 2017 E-Publication exploring the Ancient Alien Kingdoms Of Earth revealed in the Sumerian Tablets as a key to decoding the meaning of Biblical verses such as Ephesians 6:12: “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Our final entry in the Cryptocurrency feature deals with the Spiritual implications of Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain for Individuals and Humanity as a whole. We’ve already seen how the Blockchain Technology that drives Bitcoin and all Cryptocurrency represents a STRUCTURAL shift in Civilization, moving us away from Centralised Government to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
"A fledgling democracy born out of revolution can be fragile. Its leaders have to learn how to manage the new business of politics, often with very little previous experience. Revolutions are by their very nature unstable and perilous, often beset by internal conflict and outside intervention. State violence and militarism... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
The Holocaust consists of three basic elements: Approximately 6 million Jews were deliberately killed. These killings were part of a state-sponsored program on the part of the Third Reich whose ultimate goal was the total eradication of the Jewish people. The bulk of these murders took place in special camps... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Despite the official version of the September 11 attacks, the 'conspiracy theories' abound. In-fact, they have become more elaborate, motivated in-part by a distressed and confused World's sincere effort to uncover the truth behind the now infamous World Trade Centre attacks. We've all come across our fair share of 9/11... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
This is one of those Posts I didnt initially plan on making but after watching Narcos Season 3, I couldn't hold back. The 3rd Season focuses on the take-down of the Cali Cartel following Escobar's demise in Season 2. Initially, I found the pacing of Season 3 a bit slow,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Following our first 'Underdogs' entry on Augustus Octavian Caesar, the second installment takes us to mighty Imperial Ethiopia, and the exploits of Emperor Menelik II. His monumental resistance to Italian Colonisation at the Battle of Adwa in 1896 remains significant as African and World History. In the course of my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Its been a year since our last Noble Stylz Interview, and today we serve our Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke AKA South Africa’s ‘Dagga Couple’ interview, as they let us in on their struggle to decriminalise Marijuana in the Courts after they were charged with dealing, following their arrest and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Since a Cinematic discussion is now due, we continue our journey into the Matrix in this week's edition by exploring the Gnostic underpinnings of the last 2 Films in the Matrix Trilogy....The Matrix 'Reloaded' followed by its successor, 'Revolutions'. As always, we begin with a look at the News making... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Perhaps the best illustration of the dangers and true cost of Nuclear Technology is not a War in which the Atom Bomb was dropped or even the Politics of tension that has characterised our world from the Cold War era up to the present day, and exemplified most recently by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Following the world's recent celebration of the 5th year anniversary of the Curiosity Space Probe's Mars mission, we figured its time to visit the Cosmos once again, as we consider one of the most interesting Cosmic Theories.......The Electric Universe Theory. Thunderbolts of the Gods: The Electric Universe Theory The Electric... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
We continue with Part 2 of our Health & Longevity feature by taking a look at Genetically Modified Foods aka GMOs. I found Jeffrey Smith's documentary, Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of our Lives produced by the Institute for Responsible Technology which features interviews with medical doctors, veterinarians, farmers, educators, nutritionists... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Relations between the United States and North Korea have ignited a storm with talk of Nuclear War. As N. Korea maintains an assertive stance, Trump's desire to 're-assure' Americans with what essentially amounts to blunt 'America is ready for whatever' rhetoric, we're reminded once again that the Atom Bomb is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Jay-Z's 4.44 album has sparked some long overdue conversations. The reference to the 'Sambo' archetype in the video for 'The Story of OJ' raises some significant Socio-Political cultural questions. The 'Money phone' and 'Book phone' challenges that came out of the song were fun, but its time to get into... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Your interest in our last feature series, the 'Reptilian Deception', had me wondering how we were going to top that. Eventually, we decided to go with something closer to home, which is the subject of Human Health and Longevity. My Mother died of Cancer in 2012, and sometimes I wish... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
We come to the final Post of the Retro Edition which I hope you've enjoyed as much as me. The walk down memory lane has brought back quite a few memories of the journey we've been on over the past year and a half. As an African Publication, its only... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at My Blog
Oftentimes, but for the bravery of Whistle blowers, a lot of grievous practices in many different industries eg the Tobacco industry, would never have been revealed. It therefore goes without saying, that ‘Whistle blowers’ are the infantry right on the frontlines of the battle for accountability, an intrinsic element of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at My Blog
“It is correctly sensed as heretical and deeply disloyal to the values of male dominance and stratified hierarchy. Legalization is thus a complex issue, since it involves legitimating a social factor that might ameliorate or even modify ego-dominant values. For these reasons it is unwelcome in the modern office environment,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at My Blog
“Incorrect. I am not an AI. My code name is Project 2501. I am a living, thinking entity that was created in the sea of information.” Puppet Master (Ghost In The Shell) We complete the introduction of the Web-based Blog, with an overdue Cinematic discussion. Our choice is a set... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at My Blog
LUMUMBA ASSASSINATION The assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo is a travesty. I intended to do a piece of my own, but in the course of my research, I came across this excellent article by Marianne Thamm which does such... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at My Blog
‘I never prayed to God/ I prayed to Gotti/ That’s right its wicked/ That’s life I live it/ Ain’t asking for forgiveness for my sins…’ (Jay-Z: ‘D’Evils’: Reasonable Doubt: 1996) The Retro Edition takes an overdue turn to the Streets as we revisit Part 3 of the “Paid In Full’... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at My Blog