1. Medersa Ben Youssef


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    The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakech, Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (reigned 1106–1142), who expanded the city and its influence considerably. It is the largest Medrasa in all of Morocco. The college was founded during the period of the Marinid (14th century) by the Marinid sultan Abu al-Hassan and allied to the neighbouring Ben Youssef Mosque. The building of the madrasa was re-constructed by the Saadian Sultan Abdallah al-Ghalib (1557–1574). In 1565 the works ordered by Abdallah al-Ghalib were finished, as confirmed by the inscription in the prayer room. Its 130 student dormitory cells cluster around a courtyard richly carved in cedar, marble and stucco. The carvings contain no representation of humans or animals as required by Islam, and consist entirely of inscriptions and geometric patterns. This madrasa was one of the largest theological colleges in North Africa and may have housed as many as 900 students. One of its best known teachers was Mohammed al-Ifrani (1670-1745). Closed down in 1960, the building was refurbished and reopened to the public as a historical site in 1982. (Wikipedia)

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    • Africa, le sang et la beauté - Le film / Trailer


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      http://www.africa-lefilm.com Film d'Anastasia et Serges Yastreb A la découverte des peuples autochtones africains, leurs traditions, leurs mœurs, leurs modes de vies. Ces héros ont pour noms : les Bochimans, les Pygmées, les Berbères nomades, les Surmas, les Hamers, les Himbas, les Yorubas, les Dogons… Tous vivent hors du temps et de l’occidentalisation. Tous préservent les coutumes de leurs ancêtres, croient en leurs propres dieux et protègent leur univers de la mondialisation. Ce documentaire est une déclaration d’amour à l’Afrique, berceau de l’humanité, et aux cultures ancestrales qui risquent de disparaître dans les prochaines décennies.

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      • Boomslang. Бумсланг (polozov 1126)


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        (Dispholidus typus); South Africa; Kruger National Park; December 15, 2010. ЮАР, Нац. парк Крюгер; 15 декабря 2010.

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        • Elephant Uses Tusks. Слон использует бивни (polozov 1115)


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          South Africa; Kruger National Park; December 21, 2010. ЮАР, Нац. парк Крюгер; 21 декабря 2010.

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          • Yakaar


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            Video sobre la experiencia de Habitafrica en Senegal

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            • Angola Terra del sogno


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              In occasione dei 25 anni di presenza salesiana in Angola, celebrati nel 2006, il Rettor Maggiore, Don Pascual Chávez Villanueva, ha visitato le comunità salesiane presenti in questo paese africano ed ha partecipato ai loro festeggiamenti, guardando con entusiasmo al lavoro futuro.

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              • Nick Benequista: Communicating your research from a journalist’s perspective


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                At a recent Global Development Network (GDNet) and African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) workshop on ‘Writing Policy Briefs’ in Nairobi, Kenya, a media panel was held for participants. One of the key speakers during this session was Nick Benequista, who worked for a number of years as a journalist writing on finance, business, economics and agriculture for Bloomberg news in Latin America. Here, he outlines what he thinks are the key ways for researchers to work with journalists.

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                • AmazingZoo - 3D Panoramic Views


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                  ★★★Amazing Beauty ★★★Amazing Story ★★★Amazing Experience • We present only the most beautiful and handsome animals from Africa to your children! • Each animal will entertain your children with their unique and attractive talents. • We present the Amazing Zoo, where the most special animals in the world live together. • The special animals of Amazing Zoo have unique talents to draw pictures and play music with children. • Come and visit the Amazing Zoo, a place full of fun and excitement, catching the eyes and hearts of children. • Present a special and unique experience to your children, which is only available at Amazing Zoo. ▶ Homepage www.expbookseries.com ▶ Facebook www.facebook.com/amazingzoo ▶ Twitter www.twitter.com/expbookseries ▶ AppStore http://bit.ly/uaMeaj ★★★About AmazingZoo★★★ “Amazing Zoo” was created to give children the experience of visiting a zoological garden. Think about how a child would talk to animals! That is how the EXP BOOK figured out this magnificent storyline of the “Amazing Zoo”. Fluency in communication will come true through the “Amazing Zoo” as our young readers learn how animals talk not only by their sounds, but also by their gestures. Children can also develop inner environmental awareness by watching realistic images from the “Amazing Zoo”. All the animal graphic characteristics of the “Amazing Zoo” came from the real wild life. Through long and dedicated research, EXP BOOK has generated visually attractive natural environments for young readers like you. Here are living creatures from all over the world waiting for you on the screen! Who would be the most curious being among the living creatures on Earth? That would be definitely a child of human beings. Wildlife is ready to play with you! Through EXP BOOK your multi-dimensional enrichment projects can be achieved. “Amazing Zoo” provides young readers with rich and wonderful experiences with Mother Nature.

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                  • A story about the start of something great...


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                    This is a short introduction to the work carried out by Aunt Elvi Mikkola primary school - filmed in October 2011. Edited by Dan Gain (dangain.co.uk), filmed by Craig Borlase (craigborlase.com) using an iPhone. Music by Kigazi church youth group and Craig Borlase. Narrated by Evie Borlase.

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                    • Tanzania 2011


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                      Costruzione di un laboratorio didattico nel complesso scolastico Furhaia Secondary School, Tanzania

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