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The Side Eye: Humphrey Bogart's Son Rides The Restored 'African Queen'


In this latest episode of commemorating colonialism, Stephen Bogart, the son of actors Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will take a ride on the newly renovated African Queen in the Florida Keys today. What IS it with folks wanting to rehash the colonial past? The riverboat, which was originally named "The Livingstone," was used in the 'classic' 1951 film The African Queen (also starring Katharine Hepburn as a missionary). To be fair, Humphrey Bogart won an Oscar for his role as the boat's captain (or whatever riverboat head honchos were called) Charlie Allnut, and Stephen wants to honor that - cool. But it's corny to spend $60,000 to resurrect a wack colonial riverboat and then not acknowledge that crucial history. Enjoy the breeze on the African Queen in the Florida Keys. Read the full story here.

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Malawians will be casting their votes yet again after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the May elections of 2019 had been rigged.

Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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