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February 16, 2014
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New book explores challenges for democracy in North Africa

The uncertainties surrounding the long-term prospect of democracy being fully embraced by North African nations embroiled in the Arab Spring rebellions are the focus of a fascinating new book.  The book, called ‘Party Politics and the Prospects for democracy in … Continue reading

August 12, 2013
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Microsoft introduces the 4Afrika Scholarship program

Part of the 4Afrika Initiative, the program will offer mentorship, training, university-level education and employment opportunities to aspiring African youth. LAGOS, Nigeria — Aug. 12, 2013 — In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft Corp. Monday introduced the 4Afrika Scholarship … Continue reading

June 1, 2011
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IBM Continues Africa Expansion with New Office in Tanzania

*Strengthens IBM’s Operations in East Africa* DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, – 01 Jun 2011: IBM has announced the opening of a new branch office in Dar es Salaam, as part of the company’s continued geographic expansion initiative to increase its … Continue reading

February 12, 2011
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Switzerland Freezes Accounts of Mubarak and His Entourage

Switzerland’s government moved to freeze any assets of Hosni Mubarak, Swiss officials said Friday. The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs said it would freeze any assets in the country’s banks that might belong to the former Egyptian president or … Continue reading

February 1, 2011
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NC State Expert Offers Insight Into Events In Egypt, Tunisia

Political unrest in Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia is not unlike a modern version of the American Revolution, according to North Carolina State University’s  Dr. Akram Khater. Khater’s expertise in Middle Eastern history can provide perspective to help us better understand … Continue reading