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Tuesday | Shirley Oracle

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to show in Nigeria

"Half of a Yellow Sun" finally will premier in its home country in August, the film's producer and distributor announced Tuesday of the movie that Nigerian censors earlier refused to clear, arguing that it could undermine national security.


Related Topix: Tribal

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Dissident Voice

Positive Thoughts on Dark Times

There is no question that over the past decade and a half, Europe, the US, and Israel have engaged in a series of bloody wars, inequalities have increased throughout the globe, economic crisis has become endemic and, more recently, right-wing military and civilian regimes have swept to power throughout Asia, North Africa, Europe and Canada.


Related Topix: Tribal, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Laina Farhat-Holzman: The borders in the Middle East are changing

A century ago, World War I broke out and at its conclusion, the political geography of the world changed.


Related Topix: Tribal, Religion, Islam, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Monitor

Ubos should prepare citizens for census to clear prejudices, anomalies

Another important thing is, considering the volatility of ethnicity. A basic example would be to imagine 2012 Census enumerators in a region like Bunyoro trying to ask from the questionnaires about the tribes of the respondents.


Related Topix: Tribal, Mathematics, Science, World News, Kenya, Africa

Customer Interaction Solutions

An estimated 30-40% of retail spending is unbanked grey money [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Banks and retailers may be ignoring the informal sector to their detriment.


Related Topix: Tribal

American Reporter

On Native GroundCHRISTIAN Neocons Want a Whiter World

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.


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

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Kenya: New Technology to Tame Cattle Rustling

Pastoralists are set to benefit from a noble mode of taming cattle rustling in Kenya, with the introduction of an innovative electronic tracking chip to keep tabs on cattle.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Tribal, Science / Technology, RFID News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

How some Native Americans are embracing renewable energy

The entrance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home to the Oglala Sioux tribe, in 2012.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oglala, SD, Tribal, us Travel, Travel, Solar Energy

Christian Newswire

True Story of Sam Childers, the 'Real Machine Gun Preacher'...

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Vision Films, Inc. is proud to announce the release of The Machine Gun Preacher Documentary , directed by Kevin Evans and Zac Simpson and produced by Angels of East Africa.


Related Topix: Machine Gun Preacher, Tribal, Directv, Cable & Satellite

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Grey money could be 40% of retail spend, research needed [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 'Grey money' is a feature in all developing economies, especially as more people move from rural areas to urban centres in search of employment and a better way of life.


Related Topix: Tribal


Critical need for believers to recognize the kingship of Jesus now

Felipe VI recently ascended to the throne in Spain. Crown Prince William is England's heir apparent.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Tribal

Deutsche Welle

Italian coastguard finds 30 dead migrants in fishing boat

The Italian coastguard has found the corpses of 30 migrants in a boat off the coast of Sicily.


Related Topix: Tribal

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Kongos proves to be mightier than one hit

At Summerfest, there's sometimes that uneasy tension between a band with one real hit to its name and the majority of the crowd there to see them.


Related Topix: Tribal


Women 'collateral damage' in S Sudan

Women are "collateral damage" in conflict-entrenched South Sudan and although the constitution outlaws rape, it is yet to be put into effect, writes Kerry Cullinan.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tribal

Sat Jun 28, 2014

ABC News

Facing fear in Kenya

ASHLEY HALL: This week, our Africa correspondent, Martin Cuddihy, found himself reporting about yet more terrorism in the country where he lives - Kenya.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Terrorism, Tribal


Fatoumata Diawara - Mawazine, Morocco

I had no idea what to expect when I ventured over to the Bouregreg stage overlooking the river, to hear Fatouma Diawara for the very first time.


Related Topix: Tribal

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

From Africa to Belmont: Garden exhibit features Zimbabwe sculptures

The work of Passmore Mupindiko, Patrick Sephani and dozens of other Zimbabwe artists are now on display at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in an art exhibition called ZimSculpt.


Related Topix: Tribal, Belmont, NC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Mail & Guardian

An interrogation of post-colonial history

Meleko Mokgosi has produced a series of huge paintings for his 'Pax Kaffraria' work, which comprises eight 'chapters' examining the history of Southern Africa.


Related Topix: Tribal, Lower East Side (New York, NY), World News, Botswana, Africa, Painting, Arts

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Nigeria at a crossroads: The Boko Haram challenge

Nigeria is one of Africa's most important and powerful countries, yet it now faces a challenge to its very identity as a diverse yet harmonious country, made up of different tribes, languages and religions.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Tribal

Bluffton Today

US special forces face complex challenge in Iraq

This Feb. 2, 2014, file photo shows Iraqi Security forces preparing to attack al-Qaida positions in Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Tribal