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Paris, France

‘Pray For Paris’: Epistemology And Political Economy Of Global Terrorism – Analysis

30 Nov 2015 in 1

By Odomaro Mubangizi* Friday, November 13, 2015 witnessed yet another horrific terrorist attack in Paris. 129 people were killed in this attack and over 300 were badly wounded. The whole world is shocked at the…

Russia's Vladimir Putin. Source:, Wikipedia Commons.

Russia: Attempting A Bridge To Africa – OpEd

26 Nov 2015 in 1&Opinion

By Kester Kenn Klomegah* For the past few years, Russian authorities have taken steady and strategic steps at the possibility of pushing huge investments in lucrative sectors as ways to strengthen bilateral relations and expand…

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Zionism, Anti-Blackness And The Struggle For Palestine – OpEd

20 Nov 2015 in 1&Opinion

By Jemima Pierre* The video begins mid-action. A Black man sprawls on the ground. He seems injured. He tries to move but his efforts are slow, labored, slight. There is blood beneath him, fresh and…

Location of Ethiopia. Source: CIA World Factbook.

The Socio-Political And Governance Dimensions Of Hunger: Exploring Ethiopia’s Crisis – Analysis

16 Nov 2015 in 1&Analysis&Social Issues

By Fikrejesus Amahazion* Food insecurity is one of the most pressing humanitarian issues in the Horn of Africa, and the situation is expected to deteriorate further over the coming months. Ethiopia, in particular, is faced…

India-Africa Forum Summit

Africa-India: Analyzing The Conditions And Stakes Of A Win-Win Partnership

10 Nov 2015 in 1&Analysis

By Pooja Jain and Alioune Ndiaye* The Indo-African partnership has been rooted in the spirit of the Afro-Asian conference held at Bandung, Indonesia, in 1955. Cemented by a common stand against colonization and racism, today…