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  1. 50th Anniversary of Africa's bloodiest coup d'etatRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    On the immediate term, the charge of an Igbo coup was understandable. What would the Igbo have said and done if things had happened differently and the coup had been perpetrated by say, Majors Hassan Usman Katsina, Murtala Muhammed, Joe Akahan, Mohammed Shuwa and Abba Kyari, and the victims been, say, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Dr. Michael Okpara, General Aguiyi-Ironsi, Colonel Conrad Nwawo and Lieutenant Colonels Michael Ivenso, Michael Okwechime and Ime Imo? They would have, of course, cried blue murder and almost certainly plotted countermeasures.

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  2. Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We StandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... hat road. Yet, outside that Wells Fargo Center, where such sentiments seem to enrapture Democratic delegates, Europe, Africa, the Mideast and South Asia are all being pulled apart, right along those same fault lines.

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  3. 'Digital totem pole' helps teach museum visitors about tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    ... that hundreds of visitors did not know and did not connect with the exhibit. "Many guessed that the exhibit was about Africa or New Zealand," Desai said. "Some even guessed that it was maybe from the time of the dinosaurs. These artifacts have ...

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  4. We must build up Africa, not diminish itRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Africa has been much maligned. As I track a discussion across three countries, I am amazed at the illogic of educated agnostics.

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  5. Mandeville artist's passion lies in saving endangered African speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Mandeville artist Anne London's first trip to Africa infected her. She fell in love with the authenticity of its landscapes, its cultures and especially its wildlife, fueling her drive to portray those animals in large-scale mixed media pieces and to teach conservation to the students who attend schools there.

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  6. Music From Memory outlines Roberto Musci compilation,A Tower Of SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Resident Advisor

    ... unheard recordings on the 23-track collection. Music From Memory says Musci "travelled extensively across Asia and Africa between 1974 and 1985 to study music." During this time he "made many field recordings and collected many instruments, which he ...

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  7. The Writer is Not Here: On Nihilism and the Writing LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... trilogy, Boyhood , Youth , and Summertime , Parks wonders what happens when you come-of-age in 1940s South Africa - at a time when tribal identification is everything - yet you don't identify with any one community. In Boyhood the protagonist ...

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  8. East Africa: Museveni Salutes the Flourishing Balance of Trade Between Rwanda and UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... support for the RPF in Rwanda, our support for the anti-Mobutu struggle, our support for the ANC struggle in South Africa, our efforts in Somalia, our efforts in CAR (Central African Republic), our efforts in Liberia, etc. etc. The people of Uganda ...

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  9. Museveni outlines government prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | New Vision

    ... support for the RPF in Rwanda, our support for the anti-Mobutu struggle, our support for the ANC struggle in South Africa, our efforts in Somalia, our efforts in CAR (Central African Republic), our efforts in Liberia, etc. etc. The people of Uganda ...

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  10. Leading Kiwi farmers join global master classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Scoop

    ... opportunities. Mrs Nugent-O'Leary said the Zambian trip provided a unique chance to learn about farming practices in Africa, as well as to catch up with other former Global Farmers Master Class attendees. "Africa's population is expected to grow ...

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  11. Andaman tribes may have a new human ancestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    ... this claim of a new ancestor startling? From what is known of human evolution, an ancestor of modern humans arose in Africa and migrated west towards Europe and east towards China and India about 400,000 years ago. Those that went west evolved into ...

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  12. How three 40-something flatmates made their Hong Kong nestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... which Creel bought at an antique store in Kathmandu. Curios and objets d'art including a carved tribal mask from Africa and a large Balinese sculpture are scattered throughout the space. Creel and Reynolds are part-time DJs, so music paraphernalia ...

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  13. Eye-Opening Book Brings to Light Truth of South Sudan's Tribal KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | PRWeb

    ... Uganda Advanced Level Certificate. He was then admitted to the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and graduated with a bachelor's degree. Later he received Bachelor of Science, Honours from the Medical University of ...

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  14. Lafarge SA 'isn't arrogant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Iol.co.za

    Lafarge South Africa, which last week dismissed about 150 of its employees, has refuted accusations by Cosatu that the cement and building materials producer is arrogant and engages in union bashing. The employees were dismissed after they embarked on an illegal strike and ignored two written ultimatums to return to work after allegedly downing tools to demand the reinstatement of the National Union of Mineworkers' national full time shop steward, who has been suspended for contravening company policy.

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  15. Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Jerusalem Post

    Let's show the world that we can do better than Europe in our treatment of African refugees, that Israel is far from being a racist nation, and that the Zionist dream is alive and well, thanks to our rediscovery of Africa. PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath as Rwandan President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame watch at the Genocide Museum near Kigali, Rwanda, earlier this month.

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  16. Letter of the week: Let's not make our 'we' too weeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... no longer wants to include Europe in their "we." The Middle East is fracturing along religious and ethnic lines. Africa has its tribal conflicts. The world seems to be dividing into smaller and smaller groups. While smaller groups may increase ...

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  17. Stephen Kinzer: The cost of short-sighted missionary zeal in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Boston.com

    ... rampaged through the southern provinces. This would have attracted no more attention than other violence in Africa if it had not been for the presence of American missionaries in the south. They raised the alarm, framing the conflict as the ...

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  18. Empty stomach breeds beastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    ... gender equality problem, domestic violence is commonplace, with one of the highest rates of domestic violence in Africa and it is not an accolade to be proud of. What happened in the last couple of weeks has everything to do with the lawmakers and ...

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  19. David Pannell: 'To a sin-sunk heart, no lives matter'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Newms360.com

    ... In this case, the buyer was Captain William Foster, whom Maeher had commissioned to sail to modern-day Benin, in West Africa. Foster negotiated with the tribal king for the purchase of some 110 souls, more or less, at the price of $50 each. They ...

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  20. Danbury Doctor And Global Health Advocate Fights Ebola, Zika VirusRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Dr. Majid Sadigh was suited up like an astronaut and all you could see were his eyes. This was 2014, when he was in Liberia, West Africa, fighting the deadly Ebola epidemic, covered from head to toe in a protective Tyvek suit, hood and goggles.

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