North Africa and the Birth of the U.S. Navy

[Moroccan American Center] Many people already know that Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States, on December 20, 1777, while it was still in the throes of the revolutionary war. Less well known is the fact that this act of recogni…

[Moroccan American Center] Many people already know that Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States, on December 20, 1777, while it was still in the throes of the revolutionary war. Less well known is the fact that this act of recognition was but a small chapter in the long and complicated story of one of America's first global entanglements-which ultimately led to the birth of the US Navy. As the fledgling United States tried to cope with complicated relations with the European powers, it also had to contend with

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Citizens Assumed Civic and Orderly Role

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan citizens who voted in the general election on Wednesday have assumed a civic and orderly role of respect towards legality and the Angolan institutions, said the spokeswoman of the National Electoral Commission, Julia Ferreira.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan citizens who voted in the general election on Wednesday have assumed a civic and orderly role of respect towards legality and the Angolan institutions, said the spokeswoman of the National Electoral Commission, Julia Ferreira.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Conservationists Oppose Bombing of Boni Forest

[Nation] Conservationists and activists in Lamu County have opposed the bombing of Boni Forest by the military to flush out Al-Shabaab militants believed to be hiding in the dense cover.

[Nation] Conservationists and activists in Lamu County have opposed the bombing of Boni Forest by the military to flush out Al-Shabaab militants believed to be hiding in the dense cover.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leaders Visit, Console Muzenda Family

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday evening visited the late Vice President Simon Muzenda’s Harare home to console the family following the death of Muzenda’s widow Maud.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday evening visited the late Vice President Simon Muzenda's Harare home to console the family following the death of Muzenda's widow Maud.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gobabis Ready for Investors

[Namibian] Gobabis deputy mayor Cornelius Tjizoo has called on local business people to consider investing in the town to uplift residents’ living standards.

[Namibian] Gobabis deputy mayor Cornelius Tjizoo has called on local business people to consider investing in the town to uplift residents' living standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia