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Austria to tear down Hitler birth house

Vienna, Austria | AFP |  The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, authorities said Monday after years of bitter legal wrangling. “The Hitler house will be torn down. The foundations can remain but a new …

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World’s oldest man turns 113, readies for Bar Mitzvah

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | The world’s oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century ago, his family said. Yisrael Kristal, an observant Jew from Zarnow in what is now Poland and currently living in …

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Africa’s crisis in Michela Wrong’s words

Historical causes, individual choices For six years, Michela Wrong covered Africa as a journalist and wrote three books on DR Congo, Kenya and Eritrea. Ivan Rugambwa spoke to her on the sidelines of the recent Writivism Festival in Kampala. Firstly, what are your impressions of the continent over the decade …

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ART: Diving into the deep

History in Progress Uganda (HIPU), the historic photograph collecting and publishing team has published yet another archive. Once again it is from St. Mary’s College Kisubi, one of the most prestigious schools in Uganda, writes Dominic Muwanguzi. Titled ` Dive into the Deep: Ebifananyi 6’, it is a sequel to …

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