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We've Moral Obligation Towards Africa - China - AllAfrica.com

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We've Moral Obligation Towards Africa - China
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Beijing — CHINA says its relationship with Africa is one based on moral obligation and that it will continue to strengthen ties with the continent.
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Kenya: Fears for Witness Protection As Transfer of ICC Kenya Trial Mooted

Kenya: Fears for Witness Protection As Transfer of ICC Kenya Trial Mooted | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[Deutsche Welle]Judges at the International Criminal Court have said they may hear the case of one of Kenya's leaders in his own or a neighboring country. The announcment has raised fears of interference in witness testimonies.
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Egypt: Politicians Propose Ways to Sabotage Ethiopian Dam Project

Egypt: Politicians Propose Ways to Sabotage Ethiopian Dam Project | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[VOA]Egyptian politicians have proposed ways to sabotage an Ethiopian dam project in talks that were televised live without the politicians' knowledge.
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Libya: Eastern Region Declares Autonomy

Libya: Eastern Region Declares Autonomy | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[Magharebia]Tripoli -Libya's oil-rich eastern region declared self-governance on Saturday (June 1st).
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Mozambique: Skyscrapers, Land Rovers in One of World's Poorest Countries

Mozambique: Skyscrapers, Land Rovers in One of World's Poorest Countries | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[IPS]Maputo -Lined up along the streets of central Maputo, Mozambique's capital city, are expensive, European-style bars and restaurants with sophisticated names like Café Continental, Nautilus, 1908 and Mundos.
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Mali: Displaced Malians Turn to Survival Sex

Mali: Displaced Malians Turn to Survival Sex | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[IRIN]Sévaré/Bamako -More displaced women and girls - some as young as 13 - are turning to sex work to get by in Mali where 14 months of occupation and conflict have forced 475,000 people from their homes in the north, according to NGOs.
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Nigeria: Jonathan 'Must Veto' Anti-Gay Wedding Bill

Nigeria: Jonathan 'Must Veto' Anti-Gay Wedding Bill | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[AI London]President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and have wide-ranging effects on civil...
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Judge Orders Hunt For Pablo Neruda's Alleged Killer

Judge Orders Hunt For Pablo Neruda's Alleged Killer | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge has issued an order for police to make a portrait of and find the man who prosecutors allege may have poisoned him.
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Victory for Press Freedom: Public Gains Manning Trial Transcripts

Victory for Press Freedom: Public Gains Manning Trial Transcripts | Daraja.net | Scoop.it

Despite attempts by the U.S. government to seal off the transcripts of Pfc. Bradley Manning's trial this week, a crowd-funded stenographer is now working in the courtroomand has posted transcripts from the first day online.

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Syria and the Sham of “Humanitarian Intervention”

Syria and the Sham of “Humanitarian Intervention” | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
The propagandists of the U.S. war strategy supported by the Western media have been successful in inculcating a shift in consciousness which has been conducive to the self-muting of the anti-war mo...
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The Last Colony: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara Roundtable

The Last Colony: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara Roundtable | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[This is one of seven pieces in Jadaliyya's electronic roundtable on the Western Sahara. Moderated by Samia Errazzouki and Allison L. McManus, it features contributions from John P. Entelis, Stephen Zunes, Aboubakr Jamaï, ...
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Senior Program Associate, Agriculture Policy | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Senior Program Associate, Agriculture Policy | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy | Daraja.net | Scoop.it

IATP seeks a full-time senior staff person to coordinate a team working for fair and sustainable agriculture policy. This person will work with colleagues and partners to identify and advocate for policies that support a more decentralized and democratized agriculture system, and dismantle political and economic obstacles to these systems. This work will include regional, national and international strategies. The position will require visionary thinking, a background in agriculture policy, strong writing and communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse set of communities.

 
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Protests in Turkey: 'Taksim Square Belongs to Us'

Protests in Turkey: 'Taksim Square Belongs to Us' | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
The protests in Turkey have brought together people from all walks of life, including engineers, teachers, construction workers, leftists and even some former supporters of Prime Minister Erdogan.
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Egypt: Egypt Destroys 34 Border Tunnels With Gaza

Egypt: Egypt Destroys 34 Border Tunnels With Gaza | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[Aswat Masriya]The Egyptian Border Police has located and destroyed 34 tunnels under the border with Gaza, security sources said on Tuesday.
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Zimbabwe: The Revolution Continues - CounterPunch

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Zimbabwe: The Revolution Continues
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Unlike nearly every other African country, Zimbabwe does not play host to US military bases or any AFRICOM presence.
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Nigeria: Reps Seek to Simplify Impeachment of President, VP

Nigeria: Reps Seek to Simplify Impeachment of President, VP | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[Daily Trust]A bill to simplify procedure for the impeachment of the President and vice president passed second reading yesterday at the House of Representatives.
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Africa: New Law 'Sets Burundi Back 20 Years'

Africa: New Law 'Sets Burundi Back 20 Years' | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[RSF]"This is a black day for freedom of information in Burundi," Reporters Without Borders said after President Pierre Nkurunziza today promulgated the media law that parliament passed in April.
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Botswana: Botswana Govt Proceeding With San Relocation

Botswana: Botswana Govt Proceeding With San Relocation | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[OSISA]Despite a court order halting the relocation of a San community from Ranyane, the Botswana government seems intent on proceeding with its unlawful plans to move San families from land that they have lived on for decades.
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East Africa: Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity

East Africa: Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[IPS]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's long-term hydropower strategy is proving to be both a source of economic sustenance and contention.
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Mechanical Energy used to produce Electricity

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The Strongest of the Strange (For Bradley Manning)

The Strongest of the Strange (For Bradley Manning) | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
There is, at the moment, no evidence that any of the information that Bradley Manning put into the public domain has aided any armed threat to any society.
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Lousiana, Black People More Than 3 Times Likely to Be Arrested for Marijuana Than White People, Despite Equal Usage

Lousiana, Black People More Than 3 Times Likely to Be Arrested for Marijuana Than White People, Despite Equal Usage | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
New Report Features Original Data Analysis on Marijuana Arrest Rates by Race and Details High Costs of Enforcement June 4, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW ORLEANS – According to a new report by the American...

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Eve of Destruction (or How to Destroy a Planet Without Really Trying)

Eve of Destruction (or How to Destroy a Planet Without Really Trying) | Daraja.net | Scoop.it

What is the future likely to bring?  A reasonable stance might be to try to look at the human species from the outside.  So imagine that you’re an extraterrestrial observer who is trying to figure out what’s happening here or, for that matter, imagine you’re an historian 100 years from now -- assuming there are any historians 100 years from now, which is not obvious -- and you’re looking back at what’s happening today.  You’d see something quite remarkable.

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US Policy Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara Roundtable

US Policy Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara Roundtable | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
[This is one of seven pieces in Jadaliyya's electronic roundtable on the Western Sahara. Moderated by Samia Errazzouki and Allison L. McManus, it features contributions from John P. Entelis, Stephen Zunes, Aboubakr Jamaï, ...
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Roundtable Introduction: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara

Roundtable Introduction: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
In the past few decades, both media and academic scholarship have marginalized the Western Saharan conflict, rendering it largely insignificant within regional and global political imaginations.
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Director, Food Systems | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Director, Food Systems | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy | Daraja.net | Scoop.it
IATP seeks a full-time Director to lead the Institute’s work to support a healthy, just, food system. The Director will work with colleagues and partners to design and implement a multi-year plan to identify and advocate for policies that support a more decentralized and democratized food system, and dismantle political and economic obstacles to these systems. This work will include regional, national and international strategies. The position will require visionary thinking, a background in food policy, strong analytical, writing and communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse set of communities. 
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