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(AFRICA) #AceHistoryReport: Founded in the 17th century, the West African kingdom of Dahomey was a bellicose, expansionist state: European contact with Dahomey began with the slave trade; the kingdom had a regular supply of slaves thanks to its campaigns. But European visitors in the 1720s were surprised to find the king guarded by women #AceNewsDesk report

#AceHistoryDesk says according to a History Today Report: On The Last Stand of Dahomey’s Female Army: Historians disagree about when the women’s palace guard expanded into an army. But by the 19th century witnesses regarded the women’s army, though smaller than its male counterpart, to be superior. Where the men shot muskets from the hip, […]

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Global Warming & Climate Change

(AFRICA) #GlobalWarming & #ClimateChange Report: Mountain glaciers are melting so quickly, they’re likely to disappear within two decades, according to the loss of the snowpack’s life-giving water could threaten over 100 million people with drought, food insecurity, and displacement from their homes #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.23: The rapid shrinking of the last remaining glaciers in eastern Africa, which are expected to melt entirely in the near future, signals the threat of imminent and irreversible change to the Earth system,” #AceDailyNews says according to this report ‘Africa’s Last Rare Glaciers May Soon Disappear’ The continent is especially vulnerable to […]

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Ace Daily News Global Warming & Climate Change

(AFRICA) UN-Backed Central African Forest Initiative Report: Gabon has become the first African country to receive payment for reducing carbon emissions by protecting its rainforest #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.23: Nearly 90% of Gabon is covered by forest, which captures more carbon than the country emits: Rainforests are vital for absorbing the globe’s climate-heating emissions: #ClimateChange Report: AFRICA: ‘Gabon is first African country paid to protect its rainforest and the UN-backed Central African Forest Initiative (Cafi) has handed over $17m (£12m) – […]

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(AFRICA) SCAM ALERT: Amazon WEB Worker Report: In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan broadcaster Waihiga Mwaura writes about cryptocurrency scams, including one that traded on his name to fleece investors #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.03: In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan broadcaster Waihiga Mwaura writes about cryptocurrency scams, including one that traded on his name to fleece investors. Letter from Africa: The lure of the get-rich-quick scam in Kenya: The latest scam to be unearthed in Kenya was around the app named Amazon Web […]

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(AFRICA) Archeologist History Report: A glimpse of human grief, at the loss of a child 78,000 years ago, has been revealed in the discovery of the oldest burial site in the continent #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – May.06: The international team of archaeologists carefully cast the entire grave in plaster in order to preserve the arrangement of surviving bone fragments. This enabled them to transport the body safely to a laboratory for detailed study. Ancient child grave was Africa’s earliest funeral: ‘The Middle Stone Age grave – of a three-year-old […]