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Selling falafel, helping refugees


Ahmad Ashkar at Falafel Inc. restaurant in Georgetown, a Washington neighborhood (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)   By : Lea Terhune.   Ahmad Ashkar is as enthusiastic about his business model as he is about the falafel he sells. It’s the latest development, he says, in “how business can serve humanity, as opposed …

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The ‘Wakanda Generation’ unites for Africa


Tommy Germain is a member of the African diaspora community in Maryland. (© HK Media)   By : Emily Louise Bowman .   Growing up in the United States as a first-generation child of Ghanaian parents, Deniece Laurent-Mantey often seized the opportunity of her direct connection to the African continent. Through her …

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Becoming a U.S. citizen on July 4

Immigrants from countries around the world will be sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens just as the United States celebrates its birthday on the Fourth of July. More than 7,000 people in nearly 100 ceremonies across the U.S. took the oath between June 30 and July 4 in 2016 to …

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It is introduced to the teaching of darija in Belgium

In six schools in the Belgian city of Charleroi will come given lessons of turkish and Moroccan dialect (Darija).   Sponsored Links These activities are carried out within the framework of the international program “Origin Langue Culture”. Primarily for students of Moroccan or Turkish origin, these lessons are really open …

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Rabat Expresses Deep Disappointment, Rejects Netherlands Potential Decision To Call Off Moroccan-Dutch Social Security Agreement

Following Dutch media reports suggesting that the government of the Netherlands plans to call off the 1972 Moroccan-Dutch agreement on social security, Morocco’s minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar called Friday his Dutch counterpart Frans Timmermansm and deputy prime minister and minister of Social Affairs and Employment Frans …

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