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Most land claimants do not want to be farmers

IF ONE is to believe the government's pronouncements on the "land issue" then land hunger is acute among South Africa's African population.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Tribal, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Tue Aug 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Edward Said: Oppressed Fraud

Edward Said was the world's second most famous Palestinian. And much like Palestine, his biography was a fake and his culture was nothing more than the advocacy of a perpetual supremacist conflict against the indigenous Jewish inhabitants whom the colonial myth of Palestine was meant to displace.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Tribal,

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Yemeni journalist shot dead in series of attacks on state-run media

The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by a string of attacks on Yemeni journalists working for state-run outlets in the past week.

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Related Topix: World News, Yemen, Middle East, Journalism, Tribal, Terrorism

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Black is the new green

By Derrick Miller Our Disconnect: Who could imagine the US making a tremendous pivot into Africa's continent, expanding its economic reach? Often when we conceptualize any US moves into the African region, poverty, AIDS, hunger, refugees, genocide and political turmoil, and recently Ebola, or Ancestor.com, an online database where numbers of people ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Tribal, The Caribbean, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Two Tales, or One? - On Ethiopia's Federalism and South Africa's Apartheid

What is the story of the Ethiopian federal experiment? What stories does it tell? And what stories can be told about it? Feeding from and into the ever polarized and polarizing 'debate' on Ethiopia's politics, Dr Taye Negussie recently argued that the Ethiopian federal arrangement is synonymous with apartheid's 'racial federation'.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Africa, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Brattleboro, VT, Tribal, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Newkerala.com

African craftsmen get training in making bamboo products in Tripura

A total of 36 trainees are undergoing a two-week long training course in bamboo art and skill development at Bamboo and Cane Development Institute in Tripura.

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Outlook

It's Not About The Numbers

There is a broader-and deeper-meaning to democracy. Part of that ideal is the idea that every tessera in the mosaic can sparkle.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

In Focus: Understand tribalism to comprehend Iraq

Having lived in the Middle East and made a career in anthropology, I take a particular interest in the unfolding events in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Tribal

AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Critique of U.S.-Zambia Relations Highlight's Country's Unsettling Slide

The feistiest criticism of the current state of Zambia-US relations came in a statement by the Zambia-based NGO, Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights just as the recent Africa-US Summit in Washington got underway.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Africa

News24

.com | Is God upset with Africa?

According to the World Health Organization Ebola is believed to have killed over 1000 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

DarkStar Spouts Off

Islam Is At War With Non-Believers; Period. Stop.

Plain and simple, what's going on in the Middle East and Northern Africa is about Islam being at war -- plain and simple -- with other religions.

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Related Topix: Tribal

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

S. 2508, Energize Africa Act of 2014

It also would require the Administration to encourage the private sector, other nations, international organizations, and nonprofit entities to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Mail & Guardian

Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit Freetown is a city on edge

Just a day's drive from the epicentre of the outbreak, it's little wonder Ebola propagates panic quicker than it spreads death in the coastal city.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Tribal, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Brattleboro, VT, Tribal, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Straits Times

Seeing Africa in a new light

Africa has quietly been making strides in productive development and improved health care and education, but many outsiders still hold outmoded views of the continent.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Opinion

National Public Radio

Matthew Fred Thinks You Shouldn't Judge A Liberian By His Tribe

Matthew Fred graduated from high school in 2003 and left his home in Grand Bassa County, Liberia, to live and work at a gold mine in Grand Gedeh County, 350 miles away.

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Related Topix: Prison, Tribal, Activism

Yahoo!

ISIL's jihadist hub appears here to stay

As U.S. warplanes bomb Islamist fighters in Iraq, a senior Pentagon official says they're slowing the tempo of Islamic State but are unlikely to substantially weaken the group.

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Related Topix: Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Detroit, MI, Social Software, Tribal, Hurricane, Hurricane Julio, Weather

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