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Tag Archives: North Africa

An Introduction To The Lgendary Amazigh Band Known As Izenzaren

Izenzaren

  By Mustapha Akhoullou, January 30, 2018 New Jersey, USA   “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Amazigh people (Berbers according to Romans) are the aboriginals of North Africa from The Siwa Oasis in Egypt to the Atlantic Ocean including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. Despite all the different attempts …

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Harvard Journal: Hicham Alaoui Discussing Current Trends in North Africa Including the Rif Crisis

Hicham Alaoui

Hicham Alaoui , Visiting Fellow at Harvard’s Weather head Center for International Affairs, sits down with Anna Boots, Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal for Middle East Politics and Policy, to discuss current trends in North African politics, including Tunisia’s nascent democracy, North Africa’s unique position in the Middle East region, and ongoing protests in Morocco’s Rif region. Prince Hicham Alloaui …

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Indigenous North Africans: Imazighen

Imazighen

By Amina Elmansouri North Africa, including Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Sudan; are often referred to as part of the Arab world, or as Arabic countries. Although many of these countries have been, “Arabised,” since the Arab/islamic conquests in 632AD, the native people of North Africa are not at all Arabic. The indigenous people of North Africa are called the …

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Hicham Alaoui: Morocco’s Future Depends on Rif’s Hirak Protests Movement

“Morocco’s future depends on Rif’s ‘Hirak‘ Protest Movement and Riffian protesters are not separatists” Hicham Alaoui said on Wednesday, October 18th while giving a keynote lecture at Harvard Kennedy School under the topic of “What does Arabness mean in an era of revolution?”. He added: ” This crisis is, of course not new, but had surfaced in Morocco quite strongly in the past months …

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Anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s Tragic Death Expected to Draw Thousands to Rotterdam

Mouhcine

A coalition of Rif activist groups in diaspora is planning a large rally this Saturday, October 28th,  in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second largest city, to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragic death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed to death in a garbage truck, as he attempted to retrieve fish that had been confiscated by Morocco police. His death was followed by massive anti-government …

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Diva Nouara To Perform In Montreal This Weekend

Nouara

The North African Amazigh Cultural Festival of Montreal is honored to host ‘Nouara’ the Diva of the Kabyle music in Algeria for a unique performance accompanied by the Maestro Salem Kerrouche and its orchestra. The event will take place on Saturday, September 30th at ‘Salle Jacques-Maurice, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf’ in Montreal, Canada. For tickets and more information please visit www.tamazgharadio.ca

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