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21 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa

Soninke by Davide G Aquini is a buffet with wings that are entirely covered with slats that are used to shield furniture during the lacquering process.


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Yesterday | New Vision

Government assures tourists on security

Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, the minister for internal affairs, said the tribal clashes that caused tension in the Rwenzori region earlier this month have since ended and over 400 attackers given amnesty.


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Yesterday | Rediff.com

Oh Shiv Sena MPs, Mumbai needs you more

Prasanna D Zore appeals to the Shiv Sena 11 -- the MPs at the heart of the current national controversy -- to forget roti s and poor service at Maharashtra Sadan and instead deliver millions of Mumbaikars from their daily travel troubles.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Foreign Policy

The Islamic State Isn't Circumcising Women and Didn't Steal $400 Million Either

Since the Islamic State captured Mosul last month, it has burned shops selling alcohol, ordered veils placed over the faces of mannequins in store windows, and implemented discriminatory policies that forced the majority of the city's Christians to flee.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Tribal

The Janesville Gazette

First Amendment: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - the extremist movement occupying large swaths of territory in the region - forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.


Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Tribal

Real Clear Politics

East Africa Rising

The Greater Indian Ocean is the maritime organizing principle of geopolitics, uniting the entire arc of Islam , East Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.


Related Topix: Tribal, Piracy News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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


SA royals need to take role seriously

I have become impatient with many of our kings and royal families and the never-ending soap operas of their lives.


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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Frameworks on land rights need to evolve and be updated

A Wiser panel has highlighted how old traditional barriers still exist for issues surrounding land reform and ownership in South Africa.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014


Benishangul: Ethiopia Is A Threat to the Peace and Stability of The Horn of Africa by Ahmed Abdi

Ethiopia has been a threat to the peace and stability of the Horn Of Africa, the north of Africa as well as Nilotic peoples since the creation of this strange nation of Abyssinia .


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Acton Institute

Ambition Meets Complexity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Review of The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs And the Quest to End Poverty by Nina Munk 272 pages; $26.95.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


.com | Zuma's nephew in land claim for 60+ farms

The reaction of South Africa's politicians to the animals' deaths on Thandi Modise's farm leaves much to be desired, writes Kameel Premhid .


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Sun Jul 20, 2014


The Seige theatrical narrative of Soyinka's philosophy

Reminiscences on the dark chapter of the deeds of colonial masters during the scramble for and partition of Africa is not in anyway, meant to revisit old wounds as that became history with attainment of independence.


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The Day

The guns of August echo loudly today

Soldiers advance during the 1918 Meuse-Argonne offensive in France. The mechanized slaughter of World War I shaped Western culture and the world map for the century that followed.


Related Topix: History in the News, Tribal, Europe, World News, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Internet Retailer

A Chinese e-commerce startup ventures into Africa

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Tribal, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing


Nelson Mandela's Legacy And The Next Generation Of Great African Leaders

Nelson Mandela was not only a great leader; he was a student of great leadership.


Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, World News, South Africa, Africa, Long Walk to Freedom, Books, Tribal, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

World marks Nelson Mandela Day

World marks Nelson Mandela Day It's Nelson Mandela International Day, a day of service celebrated on July 18, Mandela's birthday.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Korea Herald

World to celebrate 1st Mandela Day since icon's death

People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.


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Myrtle Beach Online

Siegfried & Roy welcome 3 snow-white lion cubs

The 14-week-old felines were born near Johannesburg, South Africa, and brought to the Mirage casino three weeks ago.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Tribal, Mandela, Drama Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Taber Times

Faith Journey

Taking over the pulpit at Knox United Church last month, Rev. Mokwadi Basele comes to the community from southern Africa and is already feeling the warmth of Canadian hospitality.


Related Topix: Tribal, Africa, Botswana, World News, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, Wedding