A returning ex-pat, an espionage mission, a mysterious Islamist counter-intelligence figure locked away in Djibouti’s Devil’s Islands, a palimpsest of letters written to Walter Benjamin appearing through the notes a
Posts Tagged ‘Africa’
We get word from a dear friend of a break-through agreement which he has been working on, between central African countries and partner countries in climate change work. Referred to
This article in the IHT by Celia Dugger appeared some weeks ago, and I’ve kept it nearby as an important marker of the end of a horrific practice, a major
More than 200,000 Kenyan teachers went on strike Tuesday to protest the diversion of government funds meant to hire more teachers and ease classroom overcrowding, a union official said.
Following the posts of the other day regarding Texas droughts, Iranian heat records and South Korean flooding we have today extreme weather in the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand as tropical
From Justin Elliot’s reporting at Salon.com:
The west African nation of Ivory Coast has been in turmoil ever since incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down after losing an internationally
“A new human rights initiative may be the stuff of which peace is made.
“The Satellite Sentinel Project is an unprecedented effort led by Not on Our Watch (an advocacy group
Another great column by Nicholas Kristoff, this time about bicycles in Africa, the mobility and hope they bring to young people, and a way you can be part of it.
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Sunday NY Times Magazine. Article in the print edition. Colonialism of Trash.
Of all the unforseen consequences of a smallish volcano in Iceland, throwing out tons of food in Kenya has to be one of the last to be thought of. It
For at least the second day, citizens of Somalia in Mogadishu rioted over the price of food.
Thousands of angry Somalis rioted Monday over rising food prices and the collapse of