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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.
Having lived in the Middle East and made a career in anthropology, I take a particular interest in the unfolding events in Iraq.
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.
Plain and simple, what's going on in the Middle East and Northern Africa is about Islam being at war -- plain and simple -- with other religions.
It also would require the Administration to encourage the private sector, other nations, international organizations, and nonprofit entities to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Just a day's drive from the epicentre of the outbreak, it's little wonder Ebola propagates panic quicker than it spreads death in the coastal city.
Africa has quietly been making strides in productive development and improved health care and education, but many outsiders still hold outmoded views of the continent.
Matthew Fred graduated from high school in 2003 and left his home in Grand Bassa County, Liberia, to live and work at a gold mine in Grand Gedeh County, 350 miles away.
As U.S. warplanes bomb Islamist fighters in Iraq, a senior Pentagon official says they're slowing the tempo of Islamic State but are unlikely to substantially weaken the group.
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