Africa Newswire (Page 5)

Africa Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Africa. (Page 5)

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  1. China, Russia, India Intensify Role in Afghanistan to Fight Homegrown MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Voice of America

    A decision by the BRICS nations to name and denounce specific terrorist organizations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere is sparking debate among academics and analysts in China. Earlier this month, the group, comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, extended their support to Kabul's counterterrorism efforts during a meeting in China.

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  2. Len McCluskey compares himself to Mandela and GandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Spot the pygmy! Two of these three men made the world a better place, Self-righteous trade union firebrand Len McCluskey this week compared himself to those giants of freedom, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. Was he justified in drawing parallels with men who single-handedly changed the course of their nations' histories? Read LEO McKINSTRY's analysis of their lives and achievements, and decide for yourself ... : Born in 1918 in the village of Mvezo in South Africa's Cape Province, the son of the village chief and counsellor to the tribal king.

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  3. Photos capture some of Ethiopia's vanishing tribes, the Surma peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CNN

    ... a lot of money involved -- not quite that romantic idea where you can just cruise into a village and take photos. In Africa, you get that hard, harsh light and shadows, so you have to shoot in the beautiful, soft, early morning light. I like to ...

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  4. A year later, Dakota Access pipeline protests changed people - An AP...Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    ... Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project. The Standing Rock camps drew thousands of people, including tribal delegations from Africa and South America. It also drew unprecedented public attention to Standing Rock. ``A year and a half ago we were invisible, ...

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  5. 26 of Africa's most amazing places to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CNN

    ... try and limit yourself to 50 pics. The world's most exciting town square, Djmaa el Fna reminds you you're in Africa. In the heart of the old city of Marrakech, snake-charmers, henna-painters, story-tellers, date-sellers and orange juice vendors set ...

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  6. Election results quashed at Alexander First Nation reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CBC News

    Andrea Huncar is an award-winning journalist based in Edmonton. She has also reported from Saskatchewan, Toronto and East Africa.

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  7. Contemporary Istanbul opens 12th annual art fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Turkish Daily News

    ... to create a canvas on a car. Since then, many renowned international artists have created BMW Art Cars. Born in South Africa in 1936, Mahlangu is known for her brightly colored paintings and murals in the Ndebele tradition. "My art has evolved from ...

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  8. War vets vow to rid Zanu PF of Mugabe's G40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... be rescued by the technicality. Sekeramayi, as one of the G40, was already in Beitbridge looking for exile in South Africa," the war vets chairperson said. During Mnangagwa's attack by Mugabe at the Bindura rally, the latter had started his speech ...

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  9. A year later, Dakota Access pipeline protests changed peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project. The Standing Rock camps drew thousands of people, including tribal delegations from Africa and South America. It also drew unprecedented public attention to Standing Rock. "A year and a half ago we were invisible, ...

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  10. Feature: Mapping the Jihadist Journey. A New Report Examines Why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    According to a report by the West Asia-North Africa Institute, Jordanians can pay up to JOD 400 [USD563] to be smuggled into Syria. /Shutterstock Jordan is a key western ally in the fight against Islamic State and other extremist groups in Iraq, Syria and Libya.

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  11. Nigeria in search of a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Vanguard

    ... Obviously, a lot of the problems plaguing us as a new country have their foundation in the arbitrary partition of Africa. The unpalatable truth is that the partitioning of Africa in Berlin in 1885 by the Europeans was premised on selfish economic ...

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  12. Congo's Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Townhall

    ... and expanded. Officials with the UN's Congo peacekeeping operation are calling the chaos in Kasai Congo's and central Africa's most dangerous conflict. Death toll estimates range from 3,000 to 6,000, but investigators discover new mass graves with ...

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  13. Letter: Dams good, hatred bad, and Depth is shallowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... tried to wipe out each other. The Suni and Shia factions have a blood feud that extends thousands of years. Much of Africa still has tribal warfare. This hatred is taught and has kept these countries in the last century. Have you every seen a ...

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  14. SLM-MM says they clashed with government forces in West KordofanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... (...) A prominent Sudan Women and Civil rights activist passed away The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Khartoum, Sudan-August 14 2017 In the early hours of Saturday 12th August Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, a renowned Sudanese ...

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  15. 10 Best Adventures of 1962Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Hilobrow

    ... in five big-budget films. Victor Canning's frontier adventure Black Flamingo . Sinclair, a pilot in East and Central Africa whose license has been revoked, takes shelter in rainforest cave - where he discovers another pilot, dying. He buries the man ...

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  16. Kenya's "Null and Void" ElectionRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... the vote was the opposition's claim. Anyway, to understand Kenya one must understand tribalism and its deep roots in Africa and in Kenya in particular. Kenya is very tribal in nature, something the British colonizers promoted as a part of their ...

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  17. Joyner, Torre Speak Up For PacaRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    ... and a place where diverse groups of citizens had a voice in matters of civic importance like divestment in South Africa, gay rights, and police and community relations. These mayors handled major crises by managing relationships with allies and ...

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  18. UNAMID handed over its former bases to Darfur militia: rebels groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... (...) A prominent Sudan Women and Civil rights activist passed away The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Khartoum, Sudan-August 14 2017 In the early hours of Saturday 12th August Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, a renowned Sudanese ...

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  19. Internationally renowned street artist brings his world mural tour to ...Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... most iconic species and what we can do to protect them." As part of the tour, Sonny, who grew up and lives in South Africa, has already completed stunning and highly acclaimed murals in South Africa (Johannesburg) United States (New York), Canada ...

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  20. How Kenya's Supreme Court became first in Africa to overturn presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    ... however, ruled that President Kenyatta's hands were largely clean. While presidential results have been overturned in Africa before, they have been by military juntas or pro-government courts, egged on by an incumbent refusing to concede defeat to ...

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