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Lesotho's Coup Attempt Blamed on Instability

The prime minister of Lesotho has fled to South Africa to escape what he said was a coup attempt in the tiny southern African kingdom.

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

Fri Aug 29, 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

SPACE.com

LIGO Generations

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Tribal, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, University of Mississippi, Louisiana State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Plain Dealer

The Galleries at CSU unveils 'At Home in Africa' exhibit with tribal...

Today, Cleveland State University unveiled the "At Home in Africa" exhibit at The Galleries at CSU, 1307 Euclid Ave., featuring over 300 artifacts.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Cleveland State University

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Cattle - an Economic Boon

A RECENT study has revealed that milk consumption in the country has increased in the last ten years from 28 litres to 39 litres per person per year.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Tanzania, Life, Food, Nutrition, Beef, Meat, Tribal,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

National Geographic

World's Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric Production

The Elwha River flows into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, carrying sediment once trapped behind dams.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Olympic National Park, US National Parks

Voice of America

Diverse NYC African Diaspora Expresses Unity, Pride and Maybe Clout

Fatou Ndeiy, center, of Senegal, greets New York City Democratic Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson as he campaigned with members of the West African community at the Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market in New York.

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Related Topix: Diaspora, Tribal

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New Vision

Kenyatta: Human capital biggest asset for E. Africa

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has strongly emphasized that human capital is the one-most important asset necessary for East Africa's eventual success, saying that young people in the region need to commit themselves to work.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Uhuru Kenyatta, Africa, Ethiopia

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inter Press Service

War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

Wilson Abisai Lodingareng, 65, is a peri-urban farmer and founder of Werithior Veteran's Association, or WVA, in Juba, South Sudan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Life, Veteran Affairs, Tribal, Famine, Natural Disasters,

Juan Cole

Democracy, in India as elsewhere, is not a tyranny of the Majority

Democracy, it is commonly said, is the rule of the majority. Majoritarianism intensifies this belief with the proposition that those constituting the majority should make the rules for all members of a society.

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Related Topix: Tribal, US News, Liberal Political News

Juan Cole

Democracy, in India as elsewhere, is not a tyranny of the Majority

Democracy, it is commonly said, is the rule of the majority. Majoritarianism intensifies this belief with the proposition that those constituting the majority should make the rules for all members of a society.

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Related Topix: Tribal, US News, Liberal Political News

Trinidad and Tobago News

Stephen Kangal: Balancing the Scales of Reparatory Justice

I regard myself as an objective and detached observer of the legitimate current claim being prosecuted across the Caribbean for European nations that participated in the infamous Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to pay reparations to the descendants of those who suffered this inhumanity in the hands of the slave-masters/traders and tribal chiefs in ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Caribbean, Tribal

Thu Aug 21, 2014

IRIN

South Africa opens space for traditional rulers to claim land

Titus Zulu, 87, is still waiting for the outcome of a land claim he lodged in the Babanango area of KwaZulu-Natal 15 years ago BABANANGO/JOHANNESBURG, 21 August 2014 - The pace of land reform in South Africa has long been criticized as too slow, but experts and black South Africans still awaiting restitution, fear that the recent reopening of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Tribal, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Inter Press Service

War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

Wilson Abisai Lodingareng, 65, is a peri-urban farmer and founder of Werithior Veteran's Association, or WVA, in Juba, South Sudan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Life, Veteran Affairs, Tribal, Famine, Natural Disasters,

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Journey to Uganda: Hunger, thirst and happiness

It was a scene that repeated itself every time we arrived at a new village in rural Uganda.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Health, Medicine, Malaria, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Tribal

Iol.co.za

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

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

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