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In Ethiopia’s civil war, Tigrayan forces take the offensive

In Ethiopia’s civil war, Tigrayan forces take the offensive

In Ethiopia’s civil war, Tigrayan forces take the offensive THE STREETS of Dessie, in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, are loud and bustling. So are its restaurants and bars. But as Ethiopia’s civil war edges closer, the mood is darkening. In the past week military-training camps have sprung up. Outside a hospital a tent has been erected; […]

Two Burning Questions About Israel | Steve Kramer Fall Of Jerusalem, Marketplace Of Ideas, Streams In The Desert, Then And Now Photos, Heritage Center, Romans, Israel, Journey, Times

Two Burning Questions About Israel | Steve Kramer

Two Burning Questions About Israel | Steve Kramer

A tangy Nigerian cooking ingredient is cheering the diaspora

A tangy Nigerian cooking ingredient is cheering the diaspora

A tangy Nigerian cooking ingredient is cheering the diaspora THE FERMENTED African locust bean, known in Yoruba as iru, has an unmistakable cheesy tang that hits you before you see it. “Iru isn’t just a flavour on the tongue,” says Ozoz Sokoh, a food blogger. After an elaborate process of fermentation, the smell is essential […]

Alun Wyn Jones warns South Africa that the Lions still have 'a few gears to go up' | Rugby Union News

Alun Wyn Jones warns South Africa that the Lions still have 'a few gears to go up' | Rugby Union ...

Alun Wyn Jones warns South Africa that the Lions still have 'a few gears to go up' | Rugby Union News

Princess Charlene Will 'Never Leave Her Kids' Despite Split Rumors

Princess Charlene Will 'Never Leave Her Kids' Despite Split Rumors

Princess Charlene Will 'Never Leave Her Kids' Despite Split Rumors

Why Jordan leads the way in Arabic-language training

Why Jordan leads the way in Arabic-language training

Why Jordan leads the way in Arabic-language training THE COUNTER of Fahad Subeihi’s falafel stand is stacked with piles of sliced tomatoes, onions and pickled turnips dyed pink. “The students love it,” he says. Mr Subeihi’s stand is located in the Jabal Amman neighbourhood of Jordan’s capital, Amman, amid a bevy of Arabic-language schools. Mr […]

Leïla Slimani tells the story of her own family in her new novel

Leïla Slimani tells the story of her own family in her new novel

Leïla Slimani tells the story of her own family in her new novel Jul 31st 2021 In the Country of Others. By Leïla Slimani. Translated by Sam Taylor. Penguin; 320 pages; $26. Published in Britain as “The Country of Others”; Faber; £14.99 LEïLA SLIMANI, one of France’s brightest literary stars, has made her name fictionalising […]

The Science Behind Its Health Benefits

The Science Behind Its Health Benefits

The Science Behind Its Health Benefits Kanna (aka canna or Sceletium tortuosum) is a succulent that’s native to South Africa. It has green leaves and blooms with white and yellow flowers. And it isn’t just a pretty plant. It’s a supplement that may help: But are these potential health benefits legit? We found out what […]

Fintech is booming, despite a weak economy. Can that last?

Fintech is booming, despite a weak economy. Can that last?

Fintech is booming, despite a weak economy. Can that last? THE BUZZ about fintech in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, is so loud that even those without access to the internet cannot miss it. Flashing billboards advertising Kuda, a digital bank, loom over traffic jams, and signs for Paga, a mobile-payments company, adorn thousands […]

Tours: The Armies of Islam Reach Southern France Pliny The Younger, Roman History, Roman Emperor, The Power Of Love, Pompeii, Greek Gods, Apollo, Fresco, Christianity

Tours: The Armies of Islam Reach Southern France

Tours: The Armies of Islam Reach Southern France Without a doubt, one of history’s most pivotal battles, the Battle of Tours halted the thus-far undefeated armies of Islam in France. Discover how Charles Martel “the hammer”, kept Europe Christian, in this epic clash of civilizations. Curated by TheCollector Follow European History History Archaeology Religion France […]

'They cleaned me out', Speed Darlington cries out after custom scam

'They cleaned me out', Speed Darlington cries out after custom scam

'They cleaned me out', Speed Darlington cries out after custom scam

From today, refusing a vaccine will be treated similar to smoking, says Discovery Life

From today, refusing a vaccine will be treated similar to smoking, says Discovery Life

From today, refusing a vaccine will be treated similar to smoking, says Discovery Life (Getty) From 29 July, Discovery Life is treating refusal to be vaccinated similarly to smoking: as an extra risk factor for early death. New customers who have been vaccinated will receive extra payback benefits for a year. People who want life […]

Detained Biafra Separatist's Family Complain to UK Over Lack of Assistance | World News | US News

Detained Biafra Separatist's Family Complain to UK Over Lack of Assistance | World News | US...

Detained Biafra Separatist's Family Complain to UK Over Lack of Assistance | World News | US News

Ex-NRA Head Wayne LaPierre and Wife Susan Worked to Secretly Turn Elephant They Shot Into Stools: Report

Ex-NRA Head Wayne LaPierre and Wife Susan Worked to Secretly Turn Elephant They Shot Into Stools:...

Ex-NRA Head Wayne LaPierre and Wife Susan Worked to Secretly Turn Elephant They Shot Into Stools: Report The former head of the National Rifle Association and his wife went to great lengths to ship parts of the elephant they killed in Botswana back home—and to keep their names far removed from it. According to The […]

Rassie Erasmus offers to step aside as Lions officiating row rumbles on | Rugby union

Rassie Erasmus offers to step aside as Lions officiating row rumbles on | Rugby union

Rassie Erasmus offers to step aside as Lions officiating row rumbles on | Rugby union

Farm dwellers and emerging farmers clash with each other and government over land

Farm dwellers and emerging farmers clash with each other and government over land

Farm dwellers and emerging farmers clash with each other and government over land Tabitha Mohape, who is 75, said she has been living at Bapsfontein farm since 1970. Photos: Kimberly Mutandiro In 1999 Bapsfontein farm was sold to the Department of Agriculture which then leased it to an emerging farmer couple in 2007. But families, […]