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Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has agreed a truce with opposition Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama. EPA/Antonio Silva

Mozambique’s unexpected truce still hangs in the balance

The main sticking point in the failed efforts at peace is the demand by Renamo that it be allowed to appoint provincial governors in the provinces where it claims to have won an electoral majority.
An April 30, 1966 file photo of King Jr. addressing a rally in Birmingham, Alabama, AP Photo/JT, File

What shaped King’s prophetic vision?

Martin Luther King Jr. used a prophetic voice in his preaching -- a hopeful voice that addressed human tragedy. But it was the black clerics who came before him, who helped King develop that voice.
Rebel guerrillas take aim. Library of Congress

The Confederacy’s disastrous guerrilla war

Why did the North win the Civil War 150 years ago? It could be argued that it was the Confederates who lost through such grave errors as the backing of a ferocious guerrilla campaign.

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