'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.
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.