In August, it was my privilege and pleasure to return to Africa for the seventh time. This time, the destination included South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
On Aug. 28, two aircraft touched down at the Israeli airport in Tel Aviv carrying 450 Ethiopian Jews—the last of an official government operation, which began as early as 1979, to bring these compatriots (also known as Beta Israel which in Hebrew means “the house of Israel”) to Israel.
An often ignored episode in African history involves the participation of Africans in the First World War (1914-1918). In many of the accounts of the First World War, there are no faces of color.
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