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Focus on Women Leaders: Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe and Athena Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Forest Whitaker takes her calls. Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe so epitomizes the strength of simplicity, the Oscar winning star of Last King of Scotland-- ...

Follow Your Passion

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

Why did I leave a job with excellent pay, retirement benefits, medical insurance and career advancement to work for a small non-profit? It's called passion.

WATCH: Forgotten Films That Capture The Nile

Dan Morrison | Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel
Dan Morrison

Divorce your gaze from the spray-tanned Elizabeth Taylor and her cast of genuflecting thousands. For a cinematic glimpse of what life was like along the Nile in the glorious old and not-so-old days, check out these overlooked classics.

My Trip to Kampala

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Michael Kaiser

One student called the session "revolutionizing" and almost all came up to me to tell me how much they had learned and how this new way of thinking about arts management was so helpful.

As African Tyrants Fall

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

The Tunisian people's revolution provides practical insights into the prerequisites for dismantling dictatorships in Africa. The first lesson is that when dictatorships end, their end could come with either a bang or a whimper.

Marhaba Ben Ali! U.S. Ally Houses Tunisia's Dictator

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Good ol' Saudi Arabia. If you're a corrupt and fleeing Sunni despot, you'll always have a home in Saudi. Just ask their latest refugee, the very recently former President of Tunisia, Mr. Zine El Abedine Ben Ali.

From Idi Amin to Al-Bashir: A Critical Moment for International Criminal Justice

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

With a number of outstanding arrest warrants and many more countries on the cusp of becoming active ICC investigations, the system of international criminal justice is at a crossroads.

In Iraq, Women Entrepreneurs Starting a New Kind of Insurgency

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

After spending $50 billion, now the U.S. wants Iraq to take the lead in rebuilding itself. Several experts told me recently they want Iraq's women to play a prominent role in rebuilding the nation's crippled economy. Why women?

Betraying the Tribe: Michela Wrong and the Foundations of African Corruption

Jake Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jake Whitney

Wrong's new book, It's Our Turn To Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistleblower, confronts the question of African corruption head on and finds there's plenty of blame to go around.

Time for Yankees to Say Goodbye to A-Rod

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matt Littman

Baseball engenders great nicknames, and the New York Yankees, the most storied franchise in all of sports, certainly have had their fair share. There's the Babe, Joltin' Joe, Mr. October, and Bitch Tits.

Where Are They Now? Descendents Of 10 Former Dictators

Mental Floss | Stacy Conradt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

1. Alessandra Mussolini, the daughter of Benito Mussolini's son and his first wife, Anna Maria Scicolone (who also happened to be Sophia Loren's siste...

What Obama Will Do for Africa: A Conversation with Salim Amin

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mayhill Fowler

At the News Xchange international broadcast conference... I talked with Salim Amin, a Kenyan and the founder of A24 Media, Africa's first online agency for video and photography.