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  1. Jordan arrests two journalists on aiding terrorism chargesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... anti-terrorism statutes to muzzle reporting is deeply troubling," said Sherif Mansour, CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program coordinator. "We call on Jordanian authorities to release both men immediately and allow their news site to operate ...

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  2. National View: The lesson from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... because weak states can't absorb the aid, Rand found. That problem was especially pronounced in the Middle East and Africa. The best results, the Rand experts noted, came from "non-materiel aid, such as education and law enforcement and ...

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  3. Decolonizing social workRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... xts in different countries and cultures, including Australia, Canada, Cuba, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and the USA." -- Publisher's description.

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  4. Empire of Ivory by Naomi NovikRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2008 | SF Site

    ... find a cure, Temeraire and Will Laurence, along with several of their colleagues, are dispatched on a mission back to Africa, in the hopes that their salvation lies somewhere in its vast depths. Once there, Will and Temeraire are plunged into an ...

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  5. South Sudan's reclusive Arab nomadsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... Sudan's conflicted Upper Nile state. The Falata are a collection of Arab tribal communities who migrated from western Africa to greater Sudan mostly in the 19th and early 20th centuries, allegedly settling on their return from a pilgrimage to Mecca. ...

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  6. Forgotten tribes of South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    The reclusive Falata people represent Arab tribes who migrated from western Africa to greater Sudan starting in the 19th century, reportedly settling in the region on their return from a pilgrimage to Mecca. They are nomadic Muslims who rear vast herds of cattle and move across a wide territory in Chad, southern Sudan and South Sudan's Upper Nile state since Sudan split into two countries in 2011.

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  7. APC Accuses Jonathan Of Supporting War Threats By Ex-militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... coupled with the shady movement of millions of raw dollars to do undercover black market buying of weapons in South Africa." "All these incidents ride against the tide of transparency and public accountability and a clear breach of the President's ...

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  8. Jonathan backing N-Delta militants in threats to destabilise Nigeria - APC CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... coupled with the shady movement of millions of raw dollars to do undercover black market buying of weapons in South Africa." All these incidents ride against the tide of transparency and public accountability and a clear breach of the President's ...

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  9. Using Old Tech (Not Edtech) to Teach Thinking SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Edutopia

    ... paper. I then led them through a compare-and-contrast exercise with two documents from Imperial-era British East Africa -- one from the perspective of a colonial administrator and the other from a Kikuyu tribal chief. I wanted them to think about ...

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  10. David Ignatius:Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jewish World Review

    ... because weak states can't absorb the aid, Rand found. That problem was especially pronounced in the Middle East and Africa. The best results, the Rand experts noted, came from "nonmateriel aid, such as education, law enforcement and ...

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  11. Invader Invades the Serengeti with Tile ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hypebeast.com

    Ubiquitous street artist Invader travels to Africa to tag his latest destination, the Serengeti in Tanzania. Due to a lack of walls or streets required to exhibit his signature mosaic artwork, the Parisian street artist instead opts for hand-held photos of his works, utilizing the Grumeti Game Reserve and its wildlife as a scenic backdrop.

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  12. On Native GroundCHRISTIAN Neocons Want a Whiter WorldRead the original story

    Tuesday | 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 ...

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  13. Djiboutii in Landale Street, Wan Chai. Photos: Jonathan WongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    The vibe: a touch of the Horn of Africa, in, er, the Horn of Wan Chai. But Djiboutii's tribal decor, goats' skulls and safari-lodge wall mountings are where that theme ends.

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  14. Page: Nigerian terror: Tyranny wins over inattentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RecordNET

    ... and political factions. While the continent's best leaders push back strenuously against the stereotype that Africa can't help itself, Nigeria's president - with the Dickensian name of Goodluck Jonathan - tries to hide behind it. His military ...

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  15. The lesson from Yemen: Security assistance doesna t seem to work in frail statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... because weak states can't absorb the aid, Rand found. That problem was especially pronounced in the Middle East and Africa. The best results, the Rand experts noted, came from "nonmateriel aid, such as education, law enforcement and ...

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  16. Actor Lyriq Bent hails 'incredible love story' in CBC miniseries The Book of NegroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... those emotions." The miniseries, which will also air on BET in the United States, spent 44 days shooting in South Africa before a 19-day Nova Scotia shoot in Louisbourg, Shelburne, Lunenburg, Cole Harbour, Oakfield Park and a Dartmouth studio, with ...

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  17. New Stretford Mall restaurant will help malaria fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Messenger Newspapers

    ... to malaria treatment research. Suya means 'grill' in Maryam's tribal language of Hausa, which is spoken across West Africa, and the restaurant's signature dish is inspired by Maryam's roots. Maryam said: "Growing up in West Africa, you see this Suya ...

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  18. On Native GroundBACHMANN and Perry: the Products of a Post-Logical AmericaRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2011 | 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 ...

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  19. Transcript: Steve Inskeep Interviews Defense Secretary Chuck HagelRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... other challenges that are presented to these governments, these societies, these people, in the Middle East, North Africa, but also to us and to our partners in Europe. It's critically important that we have governments to work with, that we have ...

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  20. Howard French on the media's coverage of Boko Haram massacresRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | My heart's in Accra

    Foreign correspondent, journalism professor and author Howard French recently weighed in on the debate about media coverage of Charlie Hebdo and the massacres in Baga with a memorable stream of tweets. French has a deep understanding of Africa in the news, as a former professor in Cote d'Ivoire and the author of two must-read books about Africa, A Continent for the Taking and China's Second Continent , about Chinese expansion in Africa.

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