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Ethiopia: Can the Landlocked Power Restore Its Former Glory?

Ethiopia: Can the Landlocked Power Restore Its Former Glory? Forecast Throughout its history, Ethiopia’s geography has enabled it to consistently assert power beyond its borders, no matter who its leaders have been. The loss of direct access to the sea after Eritrea seceded hampered Ethiopia’s economic development; regaining control of that coastline will continue to […]

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Tariikhda Sun Tzu Biography –  Kaartada dagaalka “Every battle is won before it’s ever fought.”

“Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War ” U muuqo daciif marka aad xoogan tahay, Mid xoogana u muuqo marka aad daciif tahay” Sun Tzu, The Art of War “Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” One of the things that Sun Tzu talks […]

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Islam and materialism

Islam and materialism When we caution against materialism, are we not in danger of stifling development? Is that not harking back to a nomadic or caveman-like existence. Or is this a too-simplistic polarization of a complex set of ideas? Islam is not against the welfare and well-being of Muslims; rather it is against any economic rift […]

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Harvard professor’s new book illuminates the roots and influence of…….

A deeper sense of Muslim Africa HDS author elucidates history, scholarship. KANE: Islam has a very long history in Africa. In fact, it was introduced in the African continent even before it spread in Arabia, let alone the .. By Liz Mineo, Harvard Staff Writer EmailTwitterFacebook Ousmane Kane, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic […]

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After cutting up his US green card, Wole Soyinka is moving to South Africa to “Africanize knowledge”

After cutting up his US green card, Wole Soyinka is moving to South Africa to “Africanize knowledge” Refusing to live in Donald Trump’s America, esteemed Nigerian writer and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is relocating to South Africa. He will join the University of Johannesburg as Distinguished Visiting Professor. Soyinka is one of Africa’s most acclaimed […]

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Ahmed Kathrada: South Africa’s anti-apartheid veteran dies

Ahmed Kathrada: South Africa’s anti-apartheid veteran dies Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died aged 87, his foundation says. It says Mr Kathrada passed away peacefully in a Johannesburg hospital “after a short period of illness, following surgery to the brain”. Along with Nelson Mandela, Mr Kathrada was among eight African National Congress […]

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Call To Help Somali People

Call To Help Somali People March 27, 2017 (Arlaadi Online) Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Dr Mishaal bin Fahm Al Salami called on the international community, the United Nations organisations, the relief and humanitarian organisations and all countries of the world to take an urgent action to provide the necessary assistance to the Somali people […]

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President Kenyatta appeals for increased support for Somalia

President Kenyatta appeals for increased support for Somalia NAIROBI President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded various organisations for facilitating peaceful elections in Somalia, pointing it out as a step in the right direction. Mr Kenyatta also rooted for durable solutions to the Somali refugee problem. He said the presidential election is the latest indication that the […]

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Presidents Museveni, Muhamed discuss security in Somalia

Presidents Museveni, Muhamed discuss security in Somalia President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the horn and development in Somalia. The two leaders met in Nairobi ahead of IGAD summit on refugees President Yoweri […]

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What If You Held An African Summit And No Africans Could Come?

What If You Held An African Summit And No Africans Could Come? The African Global Economic and Development Summit took place at the University of Southern California from March 16th to 18th. None of the approximately 60 invited guests from Africa were able to attend. The problem was that none of the African delegates were […]

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