US Pledges $60 Million for Antiterrorism Force in Africa – New York Times

With little government control, the region is regarded as a fertile haven for Al Qaeda, the Islamic State and their offshoots. The Security Council unanimously endorsed the force in June but questions of how its $500 million annual cost will be financed have not been resolved. The European Union, which has committed about $58 million [...]

PSU Schuylkill prof talks, writes about Africa treks – Standard Speaker

Article Tools     DAVID MCKEOWN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Penn State Schuylkill professor Charles Cantalupo talks about his book, “Non-Native Speaker: Selected & Sundry Essays,” before reading part of it Thursday at Penn State Schuylkill. SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — A Penn State Schuylkill professor talked about his experiences in Africa on Thursday at Penn State [...]

South Africa – a captured country – Fin24

IF I didn’t know better, I would have rushed to accuse organisers of various Black Monday pickets against farm murders across the country of colluding with President Jacob Zuma and his spin doctors. The mess we’re in How else would anyone expect me to take it when news coverage of their country-wide pickets easily eclipsed [...]

Influx of modern humans from Africa doomed Neanderthals – Press Herald

NEW YORK — What killed off the Neanderthals? It’s a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway. Our close evolutionary cousins enjoyed a long run in Europe and Asia, but they disappeared about 40,000 years ago after modern humans showed up from Africa. The search [...]

“Africa: Women I Met Along the Way” opens at Gallery Flux – Richmond.com

Current 7-day subscribers can add digital for free Current seven-day subscribers to the Richmond Times-Dispatch can add unlimited digital access to their account for no extra charge. Your digital package includes unlimited use of Richmond.com on desktop, mobile web and our mobile app, as well as our replica e-edition. Add digital to your [...]

Deadly Ambush in Niger Highlights America’s Growing Mission in Africa – NBCNews.com

Fourth U.S. Soldier Killed in Niger

The deaths of four American soldiers in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday highlight America’s increasingly deep and broad military commitments in Africa. With conventional troops and special forces officially operating in dozens of countries, including direct involvement in at least four active conflicts, America has become enmeshed in the fortunes of allies spanning a [...]

Protests test tribal authority on South Africa’s platinum belt – Reuters – Reuters

MOGALAKWENA, South Africa (Reuters) – A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa’s old homelands between global mining giants, traditional leaders and an impoverished rural populace. Parts of an industry long used to labor unrest are now contending with community protests that have cut production of the country’s largest mineral export earner, platinum, and [...]

Black rhino to return to Chad after South Africa deal – Daily Mail

By Afp Published: 16:07 EDT, 8 October 2017 | Updated: 16:07 EDT, 8 October 2017 e-mail A black rhinoceros is seen in Kenya in 2014 South Africa and Chad on Sunday signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country, decades after it was [...]

Deadly Ambush in Niger Highlights America’s Growing Mission in Africa – NBCNews.com

Fourth U.S. Soldier Killed in Niger

The deaths of four American soldiers in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday highlight America’s increasingly deep and broad military commitments in Africa. With conventional troops and special forces officially operating in dozens of countries, including direct involvement in at least four active conflicts, America has become enmeshed in the fortunes of allies spanning a [...]

Protests test tribal authority on South Africa’s platinum belt – Reuters – Reuters

MOGALAKWENA, South Africa (Reuters) – A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa’s old homelands between global mining giants, traditional leaders and an impoverished rural populace. Parts of an industry long used to labor unrest are now contending with community protests that have cut production of the country’s largest mineral export earner, platinum, and [...]

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