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Cell Phones in Africa: Communication Lifeline - Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project

Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project
Adults who own a cell phone, Africa In a few short years, the proliferation of mobile phone networks has transformed communications in sub-Saharan Africa. It has also allowed Africans to skip the landline stage of development and jump right to the ...
International Business Times
Mail & Guardian Africa

South Africa's main opposition party may get first black leader - Reuters

Reuters
Born in the black township of Soweto, outside Africa's economic hub Johannesburg, Mmusi Maimane, 34, is seen as a front runner in the race and his election could help the party expand its support base beyond South Africa's white minority. The DA's ...
Telegraph.co.uk

How white people created the conditions for anti-immigrant riots in South Africa - Quartz

Quartz
A recent spate of anti-immigrant violence in South African cities has been linked to comments made by Goodwill Zwelithini, king of the Zulu nation. At a rally in late Mar. 2015, the monarch reportedly told supporters, “We urge all foreigners to pack ...

Frustrations Fuel Violence Against Immigrants In South Africa - NPR

NPR
Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC's Milton Nkosi about the attacks. LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: This is WEEKEND ...

What's behind xenophobic attacks in South Africa? - CNN

CNN
As attacks against foreigners and their businesses rage on, killing at least six people this week, other nations in the continent are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from South Africa. But this is not the first time xenophobic violence has ...
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Egypt Museum Of The Millennium

An account of the international competition to design a new Grand Museum of Egypt, presentation of awards to the three ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Statue Move's Massive Preparations

Report on preparations to move the gigantic red granite statue of Ramses II from its current location in Cairo's Ramses ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Starting Steps Of Establishing The New Egyptian Museum

Brief article relating the Egyptian Ministry of Culture's receipt of feasibility studies and technical designs for the new Egyptian Museum; ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt American Donations To Build The New Egyptian Museum

Description of the new Egyptian Museum, its site, funding, and components; from ArabicNews.

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Mubarak Lays Foundation Stone Of New Egyptian Museum

Report that President Mubarak has implaced the foundation stone of the new Egyptian Museum; from ArabicNews.

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Grand Egyptian Museum Biggest Cultural Project In 21st Century

At a press conference at the site of the new museum, Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said the Grand Egyptian Museum ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt The Egyptian Rail Museum

The Egyptian Rail Museum

Unofficial guide to the Egyptian Rail Museum, with a history of the network and photos.

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Neglect Puts A Damper On Museum's Treasures

Neglect Puts a Damper on Museum's Treasures

Associated Press article by Jasper Mortimer, explaining space, security, environmental, and display problems in the Egyptian Museum, and why a ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

International Council Of African Museums (AFRICOM)

International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM)

News and newsletter, activities, events gallery, resources and directory of museums in Africa. [English, French]

Egypt Egyptian Raw Materials To Be Used In Building Grand Museum

In this story, Ali Al-Saiedi, Egyptian Minister of Industry and Technological Development, announces that Egyptian raw materials will be used ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Special Museums For Tutankhamen, The Royal Mummies In The New Egyptian Museum

Brief notice, relating that the Egyptian Culture Ministry has decided to specify museums for Tutankhamen, the royal mummies, Ramses II, ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt Mubarak Lays Foundation Stone Of Grand Egyptian Museum

Story from ArabicNews.com relates that Egyptian President Mubarak laid the foundation stone for the Grand Egyptian Museum, to be located ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt ENR Museum

A photo guide to the Egyptian Railways Museum in Tahrir Square, Cairo.

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt A Quieter Retirement

Early report on the decision to move the gigantic red granite statue of Ramses II from Ramses Square in front ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt New Egyptian Museum To Be Erected Soon

New Egyptian Museum to be Erected Soon

A report presented at the Eighth International Congress of Egyptology (Cairo, 28 March-03 April 2000) provides a brief history of ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

Egypt The GEM And The Egyptian Architects--Bad Luck?

The GEM and the Egyptian Architects--Bad Luck?

Khaled Asfour's Egyptian view of the Grand Egyptian Museum competition and the Egyptian architectural education system which, he contends, restrains ...

Category: Arts and Entertainment - Museums

Location: Egypt

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