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Orthodox Church: The Brotherhood of Moses the Black

The Daily Beast It may come as a shock to some, but one surprising religion is making serious inroads into the African-American community. When Karl Berry walked into an Orthodox Church for the first time in 1983, he saw icons of black saints. He and his wife were living in Atlanta at the time, and…

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Is Egypt-Sudan border dispute new thorn in Renaissance Dam negotiations?

Author Walaa Hussein, Al-Monitor CAIRO — There are fears that the dispute over Halayeb and Shalateen, a small border region claimed by Cairo and Khartoum, will cast its shadow over Egyptian-Sudanese coordination on the negotiations over the Renaissance Dam between the two countries and Ethiopia. On April 18, state-owned channel Ethiopian TV interviewed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir,…

UAE takes over Berbera Port of Somaliland

UAE takes over Berbera Port of Somaliland

Here is a piece from the somalilandinformer His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today received President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo and his high-profile ministerial delegation. President Silanyo signs a historic agreement with UAE officials that focuses on wide range of areas that the…

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Abdirahman Mahdi of ONLF: ‘Ethiopia is boiling’

POLITICS Senior leader of Ethiopia’s Somali rebel group discusses a growing alliance of groups seeking self-determination. Video Ethiopia, Africa’s oldest independent country, is one of the West’s closest allies in the Horn of Africa. Bordering Kenya, South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia, this vast nation is home to about 80 different ethnic groups, many with their…

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WHY THE AFRICAN UNION WANTS TO BE MORE LIKE THE EU

Newsweek Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi poses for the camera during a meeting with kings, princes, sultans and the sheikhs of various tribes of Africa in Benghazi on August 28, 2008. Qaddafi started pushing for an African Union based loosely on the EU back in 1999.MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/GETTY Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi, killed by rebels in 2011,…

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Hackers leak stolen Kenyan Foreign Ministry Documents

Reuters | BY GEORGE OBULUTSA NAIROBI -Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya’s foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa. HackRead, a cyber security news site, reported that a hacker affiliated with “Operation Africa” had told it: “In (a)…