Slave Trade in Africa

The New World nations upon having explored the trade and possibilities in agricultural businesses required a large workforce for their labour intensive production plans. Several crops like sugar cane, tobacco and cotton required a large and cheap labour force.The market for such a human resource was found in Africa. This lucrative business left many slaves dead … More Slave Trade in Africa

The Never-Ending Crisis of the African Economy

“How much more do you want from me?” Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmental and political activist lashes out while in conversation with  UCLA’s Kal Raustiala explaining the circumstances that led to the desperate need for a bailout of the African economy. The session on The Third World Debt : Africa was an eye opener. The video of … More The Never-Ending Crisis of the African Economy