Will Israel’s third election in a year at last produce a government?

THE BLUEPRINTS had been gathering dust for 25 years. No Israeli leader, not even Binyamin Netanyahu, prime minister for the past decade, was willing to face the international criticism that would follow from building 3,500 new homes near Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank

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How America deals with Africa, despite Donald Trump

THESE DAYS it is notable when both Republicans and Democrats oppose a foreign policy of Donald Trump’s in strident unison. When it was reported that Mark Esper, the secretary of defence, was set to remove American forces from the Sahel, where jihadists have been wreaking havoc across a vast swathe of Africa, members of Congress reacted angrily together, arguing vigorously against such a course. A few weeks later Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, sounding ambivalent on the matter, set off on the first tour of sub-Saharan Africa by any member of Mr Trump’s cabinet for a year and a half

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Ghana: How Ghana Went Above and Beyond For Year of Return 2019

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Ghana is to launch a multi-million dollar fund aimed at attracting investment from members of the African diaspora in the United States and around the world — a follow-up to the “Year of Return 2019″ in which the nation reached out to the diaspora on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves in the United States.

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