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Pole John Paul II kissing a baby during his trip to Benin

Africa, a reservoir of life

  BY MOSES SANTORA On his second trip to Africa this past fall, Pope Benedict XVI signed a very important Church document and pleaded for peace and social justice on a continent that needs......


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Virginity Trophy

A goodwill organization dedicated to the promotion of the African woman and African values encourages and rewards virginity among Benin’s young women.  By Lou Sifa For the fifth straight time, an organization in Benin,......


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Oil mogul Samuel Dossou poses with President Bill Clinton holding the book.

New initiative to fight AIDS in Africa

The French version of a book titled “The Legacy,” which archives former U.S. president Bill Clinton’s legacy to Africa, has just been published by a prominent African philanthropic organization, the Foundation Fondation Espace Afrique. Samuel......


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The war of the waves

BY JIBRIL TURE During the cold war, the West used its powerful radios to spread another kind of information over the iron curtain, in order to destabilize communist regimes: The case of Radio Liberty.......


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