Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

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Taxe-e-e!

April 22, 2009

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Luring the leaders into good governance?

October 22, 2007

Look at this article from today:

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Tony Onuoha: Dying in the postmodern age

August 25, 2007

by Makis Karagiannis

“The angry reaction of African immigrants was caused by the death of a Nigerian CD-vendor, who fell from the first floor of a café in Thessaloniki. In his effort to escape, thinking that he was pursued by police officers in civvies, he jumped from the first floor, with the result that he lost his life” the report said.


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My name is Tomo, I’ve been in Darfur

August 1, 2007

by Apostolis Fotiadis

 

The desert of Sudan is a sea of sadness. The war that began in 2003 was overshadowed by the noise of the US invasion in Iraq. Over the next four years it developed into an unrestrained massacre in which thousands of innocent people were tortured, raped and executed. Slowly and steadily the scale of the horror, underlined by the 2 million refugees, became far too big to ignore. The Western world seemed hesitant to become involved, so the majority of us spent our objections in some half-hearted emotional denouncements, swallowing our guilt that once more, after Rwanda, the ‘civilized world’ had turned it’s back on Africa.

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