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21 hrs ago | 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,

21 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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

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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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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