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Re: African leaders meet in Ethiopia amid Mali crisis

EbonyRose ·
I have to wonder why there was such swift and decisive action taken (by the French or anyone else!!) to help the people of Mali and crush this 'takeover' ... yet, 100+ people a day have been killed in Syria for almost two years .... and no one is doing anything to stop that slaughter??
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Re: African leaders meet in Ethiopia amid Mali crisis

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: I have to wonder why there was such swift and decisive action taken (by the French or anyone else!!) to help the people of Mali and crush this 'takeover' ... yet, 100+ people a day have been killed in Syria for almost two years .... and no one is doing anything to stop that slaughter?? Isn't it an opportunity for Europe/American military to get their foot in the door of Africa? Next there will be a French/European or American "military base" in Mali, you know,...
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Re: African leaders meet in Ethiopia amid Mali crisis

sunnubian ·
Timbuktu librarians protect manuscripts from rebels By Pascal Fletcher JOHANNESBURG | Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:00am EDT (Reuters) - Malian scholars, librarians and ordinary citizens in the rebel-occupied city of Timbuktu are hiding away priceless ancient manuscripts to prevent them from being damaged or looted, a South African academic in contact with them said. Cape Town University's Professor Shamil Jeppie said he was in daily contact with curators and private owners safeguarding tens of...
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Re: Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis

Jalil ·
I go to hear accomplished Malian musicians when they’re in the US like Boubacar Traore who represents the roots of the Blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_ssIKitmec&list=PL6981EE75FCC71C5B and Rokia Traore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7-1sFAZikc Africans in America attend but few African Americans. Feel this beautiful video from Rokia Traore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=outRT0lgJVs
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Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis

sunnubian ·
Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis January 16, 2014 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 5 The Dogon are an ancient Saharan going back to the time of the Egyptians AFRICANGLOBE – The region around Bandiagara, in central Mali’s Mopti Region , is struggling to cope with the dual crises of successive poor harvests and the near-total collapse of its once-thriving tourist industry . Nestled among giant boulders at the base of the Bandiagara Escarpment is the village of...
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Arab Terrorists Pillaged And Destroyed Ancient African Sites In Mali

sunnubian ·
Arab Terrorists Pillaged And Destroyed Ancient African Sites In Mali February 14, 2014 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Black Muslims remained silent as the Arabs destroyed Timbuktu AFRICANGLOBE – Some 90 percent of the 11th century archaeological site of Gao Saneye in northern Mali was pillaged by Arab and Tuareg Muslim terrorists during their seizure of the region in 2012, traditional African musical instruments and costumes were destroyed, and a World Heritage...
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Mansa Abubakari II – 181 years before Columbus

sunnubian ·
The Battle for the Americas Mansa Abubakari II – 181 years before Columbus Mansa Musa on a 1335 map of Africa and Europe photo source: http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Mansa-Musa Christopher Colombus In any basic history lesson, the Italian Sailor/explorer Christopher Columbus has a famous name as the discoverer of the new world. Till date, this has been of global acceptance as for over 500 years. Education has been in the hands of the Europeans, who many believe imposed what...
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8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One of the Most Fascinating Cities in History

sunnubian ·
8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One of the Most Fascinating Cities in History September 4, 2014 | Posted by A Moore Tagged With: City of 333 Saints , great african cities , Mali , Timbuktu , timbuktu books , timbuktu manuscripts , University of Sankore Pages: 1 2 3 4 Timbuktu Timbuktu is a city in the West African nation of Mali situated 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the River Niger on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. The rapid economic growth in the 13th and 14th centuries due to...
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5 Things Happening In Africa That Are Not Oscar Pistorius

sunnubian ·
5 Things Happening In Africa That Are Not Oscar Pistorius February 24, 2013 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 1 U.S. troops on the ground in Niger AFRICANGLOBE – South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was released on bail this morning following the shooting death of his girlfriend, and the cable news networks devoted the vast majority of their coverage to the hearing. CNN alone spent 192 minutes in total on the story between 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM, broadcasting...
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Africa News: Enough Project Newsletter

sunnubian ·
Enough Project Newsletter March 14, 2013 Staying the Course to End the LRA Nearly two years ago, the Obama administration deployed 100 U.S. military advisors to central Africa. As the administration considers withdrawing the advisors, Enough Project LRA Analyst Ashley Benner argues for an extended deployment to build on the successes of the initiative and bring an end to the LRA conflict. Read more » Renewing Commitment to Peace in Darfur and Sudan In a Hill.com op-ed, Enough Project...
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More On Africa

sunnubian ·
Al-Qaeda group warns France not to intervene in Mali by training soldiers Edward Cody DEC 26 Extremists say French hostages’ lives are at risk, urge French government to negotiate their release. Loyalty slips with the ANC Black South Africans are slowly losing faith in the party that ended apartheid. It is accused of being wasteful, ineffective and out of touch. READ: In South Africa, disillusionment with the party that ended apartheid Ramaphosa re-enters S. Africa politics Andrew England |...
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African leaders meet in Ethiopia amid Mali crisis

sunnubian ·
African leaders meet in Ethiopia amid Mali crisis <cite class="byline vcard">By KIRUBEL TADESSE | Associated Press – <abbr class="updated" title="2013-01-27T16:28:41Z">Sun, Jan 27, 2013</abbr></cite> Email Share Tweet Print View Photo Associated Press - Heads of the African States pose for a group picture in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, Jan, 27, 2013, during the African Union Conference. African leaders met in the Ethiopian capital Sunday … more ADDIS ABABA,...
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Re: More On Africa

Kocolicious ·
My heart CRIES over Africa...EVERYDAY!!!!! Why don't folks just leave them ALONE?!!! Al Queda now in Mali? WTF?!!! They are such cowards. Africa has ENOUGH problems than to have to NOW deal with a bunch of red sea monkeys who most are under the age of 21. Sad. Africa is in desperate NEED of a MIRACLE. It has had these MONSTERS looming in its territory for more than 1500 years. They came in and rape our children....that ain't right. Then castrate our men. That ain't right. And performed FGM...
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Re: 8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One of the Most Fascinating Cities in History

Kocolicious ·
And because of the risk of losing the truth about African heritage in this regent, appointed priests guard and hide the authentic strolls of spiritual awakening from the enemies: Christians and Muslims. And every so often, they change the location where these strolls are hidden. So as all are distracted with the sites, buidlings etc....the real African concern remains from the public eye. This is to preserve who we are until the right time. And as long as the Arab have control over this...
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Radical Who Destroyed Timbuktu Cultural Sites Ordered to Pay $3.2M In Reparations

sunnubian ·
Radical Who Destroyed Timbuktu Cultural Sites Ordered to Pay $3.2M In Reparations By Associated Press - August 19, 2017 0 1012 Mohamed Maouloud Ould Mohamed, a mausoleum caretaker, prays at a damaged tomb in Timbuktu, Mali. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File) BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Criminal Court ruled Thursday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) in reparations. The court in...
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The Deported | Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.

sunnubian ·
The Deported Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution. BY TY MCCORMICK | PHOTOGRAPH BY SÉBASTIEN RIEUSSEC OCT. 4, 2017 Amadou Coulibaly outside his office at the Malian Association for Deportees in Bamako, Mali. BAMAKO, Mali — It was in Paris, but it wasn’t glamorous work. Amadou Coulibaly spent his nights swabbing a mop over acres of dimly lit office space as France’s corporate workforce slept. Each dawn, he bedded down with...
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Mali Islamist jailed for nine years for Timbuktu shrine attacks

sunnubian ·
Mali Islamist jailed for nine years for Timbuktu shrine attacks 27 September 2016 From the section Africa Share Media caption Who is the world's first cultural war criminal? The International Criminal Court has sentenced an Islamist militant who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu to nine years in jail. Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi admitted to leading rebel forces who destroyed historic mausoleums at the world heritage site in Mali in 2012. Judges at the court in The Hague found he had shown...
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Re: The Deported | Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.

Norland ·
Well, I'm so glad the Europeans calling themselves "American" love OUR black behinds with a passion. We can stay here until Trumpet Raccoon Eyes decides to turn us into total NIGHTMARES. We've never had a chance to be DREAMERS. To tell the truth, we really haven't been able to sleep that well for the last 400 years. Hope he sends us off with one billion a piece. I'll choose my domain because I can only speak ENGLISH and can't understand an ounce of muttering in any language. Sayonara "Crazy...
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