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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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Africans mourn Michael Jackson

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU (with reporting by Jules Maoussi) It was almost midnight in Benin, West Africa, where I happened to be on June 25, 2009. I was in a cyber café checking my messages, but......


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