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email@example.comWhile Nicholasville Elementary School is undergoing its comprehensive renovation next year, students will be working on building a brand new Nicholasville Elementary — in Africa. Music teacher Matt Sanders has started the “U.S. to Africa&...
Tags: Africa, Music, Entertainment, Concerts, Elementary Schools
Journal columnist“From here to Timbuktu ...” I used to think that mysterious name was just a euphemism representing the most remote place on earth. Then I met a man who was born there. Roland is the son of African missionaries stationed there, and he is the...
Tags: Africa, Elementary Schools, Schools
Danville's Centre College's 'African Voices' festival celebrates African and African-American cultureCentre College will present an “African Voices” festival that celebrates African and African-American culture Friday through Jan 18. Scholars, musicians, dancers and authors will give lectures and performances as part of the festival’s...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The stakes are high for France: the lives of four French children, their parents, a relative and nine other French hostages being held by Al Qaeda-linked militants in Nigeria and Mali. But France, entrenched in a war in...
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An extremist splinter group Monday claimed responsibility for the weekend kidnapping of seven foreigners in northern Nigeria. The group, Ansaru, broke away from the Islamist insurgent organization Boko Haram, which has been...
French troops backing a Mali government campaign to retake the northern half of the country from Islamic militants have been cheered as liberators since their convoys rolled into historic Timbuktu this week and hundreds of paratroopers dropped from the...
SEGOU, Mali — French and Malian forces on Saturday drove Al Qaeda-linked Islamists out of a key city in northern Mali, a major advance in France’s campaign against insurgents in the West African nation. The French military in Paris announced...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, France, Western Africa, Armed Forces, Rebellions
WASHINGTON -- Republicans wanted nothing more than to summon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Capitol Hill and grill her about the tragic fiasco in Benghazi. Sadly for them, they got their wish. Clinton's smooth and confident performance at...
Tags: France, Politics, Terrorism, Benghazi, Republican Party
The jihadists stoning women to death in Mali and taking hostages in Algeria are harbingers of much worse to come. Osama bin Laden may be dead, but Al Qaeda in Africa now threatens an area twice the size of Germany. Mali is just one country in the Sahel,...
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
Tags: Coup d'Etat, Western Africa, France, Algeria, Rebellions
A deadly hostage-taking at an Algerian gas complex and an armed international confrontation in Mali herald the opening of another front in the global war on terrorism and serve as stark reminders that Al Qaeda retains the power to inflict death and...
Tags: France, United Nations, Terrorism, U.S. Military, Algeria
WASHINGTON -- After a weeklong delay while the Obama administration debated whether to assist French forces fighting in Mali, the Pentagon is planning to begin ferrying additional French troops and equipment to the West African nation in coming days...
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