Africa Newswire (Page 2)

Africa Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Africa. (Page 2)

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  1. Editorial: ANC a victim of its own hubrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Mail & Guardian

    ... later, those tensions have exploded in the most brutal possible way, leading to the worst pre-election violence South Africa has seen since 1994. We have watched in dismay as Tshwane burned; we have tried to find the telling details that will help ...

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  2. In Mississippi and in Malawi, corruption equals povertyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    One nice thing about being a publisher is getting to meet interesting people. One of these people is Lazarus Chakwera, opposition leader of Malawi, a country of 16 million people in southeast Africa.

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  3. Decentralize SovereigntyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | American Thinker

    ... of hyper-centralization of sovereignty is the vital benefit of decentralizing sovereignty around the globe. Most of Africa and Asia consists of large nations that are really empires. Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, China, Nigeria, and Indonesia, among others, ...

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  4. Mailo land tenure unfair, says lands ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | New Vision

    ... agreements with the British at the time. In the pre-colonial times, land in areas that constitute Uganda and East Africa today was owned communally. The kings and tribal leaders held the land in trust for the people. In Buganda, the people who had ...

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  5. Alliance Expands Internationally with MyObjectives 2.0 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | PRWeb

    The updated version of the company's unique goal-setting and achievement software includes language support in Spanish, German, Italian and UK English. Also, Alliance announces sales and support of MyObjectives across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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  6. How France fell for Chirac's indigenous art museumRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Art Daily

    ... But a decade on, the Musee du quai Branly, the Paris museum dedicated to the indigenous art and cultures of Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas, is being hailed as a massive popular success and a bridge between peoples. Fourteen million visitors ...

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  7. Nominee to Lead US military in Africa Favors Powers to Strike ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Voice of America

    Lt. General Thomas Waldhauser, left, of 1st Marine Expeditionary Force greets then-U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta upon his arrival at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 30, 2012. Waldhauser is President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. mi President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. military in Africa on Tuesday backed the idea of gaining greater power to strike Islamic State, including in Libya, which he described as the group's Plan B as it loses territory in Iraq and Syria.

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  8. .com | Cultural appropriation: When 'borrowing' becomes exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | News24

    ... sensitivity about this historical legacy of extraction, evidence of which can be found in various museums outside of Africa. The theft of the renowned Benin Bronzes is just one example of this cultural looting. These artefacts were seized by the ...

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  9. Obama pick to lead U.S. military in Africa favors powers to strike Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. military in Africa on Tuesday backed the idea of gaining greater power to strike Islamic State, including in Libya, which he described as the group's Plan B as it loses territory in Iraq and Syria. Marine Lieutenant General Thomas Waldhauser told his Senate confirmation hearing that the U.S. military was making preparations for possible military strikes in Libya against the militants.

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  10. Under-reporting Biodiversity: Clear and Present DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Newkerala.com

    Media has not been able to keep aside its circulation arithmetic and assign enough space to this critical topic---Biodiversity, reports Jayalakshmi Sengupta for IBNS humanitarian and development news service Just Earth News Famine in Sub-Saharan Africa does not make for pleasant news, but fortunately it does not affect us directly. Neither do the rising deaths of the penguins in the Antartica.

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  11. Cultural appropriation: when 'borrowing' becomes exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Switched

    ... sensitivity about this historical legacy of extraction, evidence of which can be found in various museums outside of Africa. The theft of the renowned Benin Bronzes is just one example of this cultural looting. These artefacts were seized by the ...

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  12. Report: 2015 Was Deadliest Year on Record for Environmental ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Voice of America

    ... and the Philippines, with 33. Other leaders were Colombia, with 26 killings, and Peru and Nicaragua, with 12 each. In Africa, the chaotic, resource-rich Democratic Republic of Congo reported 11 killings. "So, in Africa it's been more difficult to ...

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  13. Lost and Found Photos from a South African Portrait StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | New Yorker

    Five years ago, Dr. Steven Dubin, a sociologist at Columbia, was on a research trip in South Africa when a friend suggested that he should take a look at a box full of photo negatives that she had in her garage. They had been discarded by a museum, she said, but he might find them interesting.

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  14. No place for 'back in day' talk from ex-BoksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    It seems that the performance of the Springboks has become the barometer for tensions in South Africa. Quite rightly, there is a huge amount of interest in the Boks, because they, more than any other sports team, are the epitome of South African sport.

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  15. Is Peter O'Neill a Machiavelli moving to some cabal-style rule?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Asopa People

    ... of the Defence Force could prove to be a master stroke in the long run. It is a tried and tested approach in Africa, where ensuring that the military has strong tribal links to the political leadership ensures that the army, at a minimum, remains ...

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  16. Prairie sky inspires artists from African nation of NigeriaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | Washington Times

    Men from Africa have turned the long side of an empty building into a scene that could twist a cowboy's heart for the days when cattle trailed the prairie under a sky so wide and lovely. Jonathan Imafidor, 29, and Dotun Popoola, 35, are artists from Nigeria, and they traveled thousands of miles to this bustling little town near the North Dakota-South Dakota border to help honor its founding cowboy.

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  17. Forest Grove man pleads guilty to selling endangered wildlife artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | OregonLive.com

    Gary Roy Holstrom advertises on his website Esoteric Stuff that he's spent more than a decade searching for the "most unique and wondrous pieces of art from East Asia, the Oceania Islands and parts of Africa.' ' He goes on to boast on the online site that his items for sale aren't mass produced, and "it is not likely that you will find another piece like the one you see here.'

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  18. a Fisher of Slaves is ReleasedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... wicked slave traders; tribal leaders who betrayed their people; And the unfortunate souls captured from western Africa. Through these characters Parsons illuminates the full spectrum of travesties seen. "In my retirement I traveled to Ghana and ...

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  19. New Book Explores the Horrors of the Atlantic Slave Trade and Why it...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | PRWeb

    ... wicked slave traders; tribal leaders who betrayed their people; And the unfortunate souls captured from western Africa. Through these characters Parsons illuminates the full spectrum of travesties seen. "In my retirement I traveled to Ghana and ...

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  20. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Western Gazette

    This follows three centuries of white rule under a racist system of segregation, known as apartheid. Nelson Mandela's African National Congress party won 252 of the 400 seats in the first democratic elections of South Africa's history.

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