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The African Presence in India

The African Presence in India

Commentary By Runoko Rashidi http://www.cwo.com/~lucumi/runoko.html AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW One of the foremost tasks for contemporary African (...)

| September 2008 | 2418 views

Obama gets overwhelming endorsement

Obama gets overwhelming endorsement

In a broad speech filled with his typical themes of hope and change, but one that also delved into policy minutiae, Democratic presidential nominee Barack (...)

| August 2008 | 1056 views

Ghana Fest 2008

Ghana Fest 2008

In most cases, when Africans in the West gather together to celebrate their culture or commemorate some event in the home country, a lot of singing, (...)

by Gibril Koroma | August 2008 | 2480 views

Here comes the Obama-Biden Ticket!

Here comes the Obama-Biden Ticket!

Commentary By Jean Jacques Bosco, Vancouver, Canada. Greetings everyone, It was around 3:00 am on Saturday morning when I received on my cellular phone (...)

| August 2008 | 1016 views

A World Split Apart

A World Split Apart

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (who died last Sunday), was, in 1953, a prisoner at what the world would come to know through his writing as "The Gulag (...)

| August 2008 | 1013 views

OMFA Fund-raising Dance

OMFA Fund-raising Dance

OLD MAKENI FRANCISCANS ASSOCIATION (A SAINT FRANCIS SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION) OMFA - PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER IN VERITATE (...)

| July 2008 | 1250 views

A look at Britain's libel laws

A look at Britain’s libel laws

Commentary By George Monbiot monbiot.com After every test case, the media assume the worst is over: that Britain’s libel laws, designed to (...)

| July 2008 | 1046 views

Massive support for torture victims

Massive support for torture victims

Six United Nations entities regularly involved with issues relating to the prevention of torture and helping its victims have said that, despite a strong (...)

| June 2008 | 895 views

Special Report: What is Acupuncture?

Special Report: What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture (from Lat. acus, "needle", and pungere, "prick") or in Standard Mandarin, zhe-n bia-n (a related word, zhe-n jiu, refers to acupuncture (...)

| June 2008 | 3422 views