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  1. Goodspeed Writers' Colony provides dedicated environment for musical writersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 |

    ... to foster economic opportunities in some of the world's poorest countries and has lived and worked in Haiti and Africa. He wanted to show the restrictions that are placed on young girls in many African tribal societies and how those traditions ...


  2. Trapped in the Wrong Body Maybe, Maybe Not.Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Body Impolitic

    ... position toward me, as an African, was a kind of patronizing, well-meaning pity. My roommate had a single story of Africa: a single story of catastrophe. In this single story there was no possibility of Africans being similar to her in any way, no ...


  3. What influences our health? Our parents and ancestors have a massive...Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Robert Paterson's Weblog

    ... are other ancestral issues too. Most Asians and Africans are lactose intolerant. Most people who originate from West Africa have sickle cell anemia. This was a response to malaria. But it is clear that our tolerance for wheat and sugar is the most ...


  4. Alice F. Smith: Learning sincere gratitude in West AfricaRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2013 | Charleston Gazette

    Now that I'm retired and back home in my beloved West Virginia, my thoughts often journey to my second home in West Africa.


  5. Ukraine Crisis: Another Step Toward Global Sovereign Debt DefaultRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... It comprises East and Central European states as well as mainly Muslim states in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa. We are looking at not only defaults but potentially failed states, where money will never be recovered and there will not be ...


  6. The Taliban in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2010 |

    ... States, but bin Laden reneged on this agreement in 1998 when he orchestrated bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa. The episode was indicative of tensions that emerged between the two groups , analysts say; the Taliban was fundamentally ...


  7. Victoria Beckham swaps tops after touching down in Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... after getting off a flight. Not so Posh! Victoria Beckham went for a more casual look as she touched down in South Africa on Sunday She completed her dressed down look with the same khaki jacket and jeans and had swapped her usual roomy handbags for ...


  8. No further progress on Korkie in YemenRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    ... kidnapped Korkie and his wife Yolande in Taiz, Yemen, in May last year. She was released and returned to South Africa on January 13. Sooliman said on Tuesday the foundation had tried to make contact with al-Qaeda through international media and ...


  9. Study: MERS virus infecting camels since 1992Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... than 180 people and killed 79, mostly in the Middle East, though infections have also spread to Europe and northern Africa. The virus is related to SARS, which killed about 800 people in a global 2003 outbreak. Camels or bats have been suspected as ...


  10. Islamist group slaughters 29 children in Nigerian boarding schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... for an Islamic state in northern Nigeria has killed thousands and made them the biggest threat to security in Africa's top oil producer, increasingly are preying on the civilian population. Boko Haram, whose name means 'Western education is sinful' ...


  11. World travellers wed repeatedly to experience different culturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 |

    ... they've had Christian, Muslim, Hindu and various tribal wedding ceremonies. They've been married in Paarl, South Africa; Bavaria, Germany; at their Regina home; Timbuktu, Mali; Kathmandu, Nepal; at a remote village in southern Ethiopia; Kajana, ...


  12. 10 Things to know for Thursday, Feb. 20Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... decision to sign legislation highlights apparent inability of Western governments to temper anti-gay measures in Africa. AFRICA-ANTI-GAY LAWS 7. WHY DEAL TO MOVE U.S. MARINE BASE ON OKINAWA OPENS NEW FRUSTRATIONS Less-crowded location was supposed ...


  13. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Times

    ... decision to sign legislation highlights apparent inability of Western governments to temper anti-gay measures in Africa. 7. WHY DEAL TO MOVE U.S. MARINE BASE ON OKINAWA OPENS NEW FRUSTRATIONS Less-crowded location was supposed to placate Okinawans. ...


  14. Reparations? You and what army?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    I should have known that one can never 'win' an argument with a 'foundation' Rastafarian, especially when the subject is repatriation to Africa or reparations money that many Jamaicans believe is owed to us by the European nations who were active participants in the Atlantic Slave Trade, especially the Dutch, the French and the English.


  15. Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama HospitalRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... Parenti said his book is the product of six years of traveling and reporting in war zones and failed states from east Africa to central Asia. He was working what was to be a book on the past decade of war in Afghanistan, but as it turned out, that ...


  16. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...


  17. MoreRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | Art Daily

    ... representations of the 'Orient' (the nineteenth-century descriptor for Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, and North Africa), far from being the visual embodiment of an exoticising, colonialist agenda, were faithful depictions of the sights that many of ...


  18. The vicious schism between Sunni and Shia has been poisoning Islam...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | The Independent

    ... features and has a weekly column in the Independent on Sunday. He was co-author of the report of the Commission for Africa and has chaired several development charities. Note: We do not store your email address(es) but your IP address will be logged ... 3 comments

  19. Africa Is (Almost) BackRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | Real Clear Politics

    ... tribal and religious conflicts, not to mention political rivalry. But though people are slaughtering each other in Africa more than anywhere else on the planet, the continent has paradoxically become a place of hope. Today there is a real divorce ...


  20. 'We Are Proud to Present': Daring, Difficult, at WoollyRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | The George Towner

    ... audience members: "We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From The German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915." The play-actually a play within a play-is about six actors trying ...