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Today (or a few days) in North African history: the Battle of Kasserine Pass (1943)

The Battle of Kasserine Pass, which took place from February 19-25, 1943, was the follow up to the Battle of Sidi Bouzid earlier that month and and engagement at nearby Faïd Pass in late January. 16 more words


Tragedy and Freedom of Choice in Albert Camus' L'hôte

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Albert Camus’ L’hôte is one of my favorite French short stories. It is a judicious narrative of the potentially tragic implications of free human choice, underscored by a generative conflict of competing wills and dissonant desires. 4,513 more words


Investment Fund Launches in Morocco for African Startups

Outlierz, a Moroccan-based seed investment company, has recently launched with the aim of supporting African startups and the African diaspora by providing them with “smart capital”. 542 more words

Frontier Markets

Loyal or practical?

A roommate and I have the same problem. After more than a year of living in the same area, we find that we are loyal to shop owners. 252 more words

North Africa

74 bodies of migrants wash ashore in Libya

CAIRO – Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said on Tuesday. 410 more words