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  1. There's so much more to Africa than safariRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    "Ex Africa," said Pliny the Elder, "semper aliquid novi." Or, as conveniently translated by Karen Blixen and brought to our screens via Meryl Streep: "Out of Africa, always something new."


  2. Farmington Hills senior plans to follow apostle's route through SpainRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Westland Observer

    ... the route of St. James the apostle in Spain. They hope her pilgrimage will raise money for their charity work in Africa. The photo on their living room wall shows children they've met overseas. To achieve her goal, the 73-year-old Farmington Hills ...


  3. Yemen: How To Create A Little Hell On EarthRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2013 | Yemen Observer

    ... back. In addition to its own economic and political problems, Yemen is also stuck with over a million refugees from Africa, many of them brought over by Yemeni smugglers (most get to Yemen via Somali and other African smugglers). About half the ...


  4. Africa in April festival brings 15,000 to 20,000 people to Downtown Memphis for Easter weekendRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    April 20, 2014 - Vibrant colors are woven through grass baskets from Senegal for sale at the 28th annual Africa in April Sunday afternoon at Robert Church Park off Beale.


  5. As blockbuster exhibition of his work opens at the Tate... Did Matisse Seduce a Nun?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... design costumes and sets for the Russian Ballet. He drew inspiration from the intricate embroidered textiles of North Africa and from carvings and tribal artefacts imported from the French colonies. He travelled to Algeria and Morocco where lithe ...


  6. From Manchester to Nairobi: the Kenyan pioneer educated in Britain...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... our Legal Terms & Policies The British-educated founder of an internationally acclaimed community centre in one of Africa's most notorious slums is calling for help to save the project after being threatened with jail and eviction. Sammy Gitau ...


  7. Behind the scenes with Cirque du Soleil's wardrobeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ... by Canadian designer, FranA ois Barbeau, back in 1999, these pieces are themed around traditional dress from China, Africa and India, as well as the elements - earth, air, fire and water. They feature unashamedly bold poster-paint colours - orange, ...


  8. UN: South Sudan has one month left before worst starvation in recent African historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    ... tit-for-tat violence and a deliberate inflaming of ethnic sentiments on both sides, a tactic frequently employed in Africa. Both sides stand accused of brutality, including reports of door-to-door executions based on tribal markers, which is ...


  9. Feel the centuries slip away off Mozambique's northern coastRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Globe and Mail

    ... - as they have for 1,000 years - their crews of Muslim fishermen chanting timeless tribal songs. Most visitors to Africa come for a safari, but a trip to Mozambique is not about ticking the Big Five off your list. It's about exploring a rich culture ...


  10. 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 ...


  11. Roosevelt's 'Beast' a winnerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Erie Times News

    ... takes them. -- FILE -- In this 1909 file photo, Theodore Roosevelt is shown beside an elephant he shot and killed in Africa. (AP Photo/File)/THEODORE ROOSEVELT ASSOCIATION


  12. Goodspeed Writers' Colony provides dedicated environment for musical writersRead the original story

    Feb 26, 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 ...


  13. Focus on rights, UN official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... countries, David Marshall said Friday, but it is an alien concept to tribal cultures in Afghanistan, the Mideast, Africa and elsewhere. 'Our knowledge seems to be so profoundly lacking about these places,' Marshall told 45 people at the IPFW ...


  14. Safaricom: Finding Long-Term Growth in Mobile PaymentsRead the original story

    Saturday |

    Since Safaricom 's 2007 IPO, the company has emerged as the leading telecommunications provider in Kenya and expanded its operations throughout East and Central Africa.


  15. ISTANBUL: Dangerous map games around TurkeyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Groong

    ... ago, new agreements may well have been reached about the future maps of the Black Sea, Caucasus and Middle East and Africa regions. In such an era of remapping, China will also try to settle its own sovereignty discussion regarding certain islands ...


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

    Friday | 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. Troops go to armed fighting at UN baseRead the original story

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    ... middle of December, triggered by a power struggle between Kiir and former vice-president Riek Machar. The conflict in Africa's newest state took on a tribal dimension as Kiir's Dinka fought Machar's Nuer for control of strategic towns before a ...


  18. Re: Why Does Mainsteam American Love Lupita Nyong'o | News OneRead the original story

    Friday | NewsOne

    ... as the child of Kenyan tribal princess "N'Dare"; both have distinct accents that can be traced to the continent of Africa. Jennings also acknowledged that if Nyong'o did take on the role eventually, her casting would address some of the colorism ...


  19. Attack on UN base in South Sudan kills dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Big News

    ... The fighting was triggered by a power struggle between Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. The conflict in Africa's newest state took on a tribal dimension as Kiir's Dinka fought Machar's Nuer for control of strategic towns before a ...


  20. Dozens of abducted schoolgirls flee Nigerian captorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    ... education is sinful," believes Western influences are corrupting and wants to establish an Islamist state in Nigeria. Africa's most populous country of about 170 million is divided about equally between mainly Muslims in the north and Christians in ...