Category Archives: Africa

Considering The Totality

Maybe the monuments should generally be set up as temporary. From “Monty’s racism shocked U.K. cabinet”. Reuters via the National Post, January 9, 1999: A14: Britain’s most famous Second World War commander, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery, submitted a racist master … Continue reading

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New Colonial

From “Is this the end of China’s second housing bubble?”, by Valentin Schmid, Epoch Times, July 7-13, 2017: …When the economy started to cool in the beginning of 2016, China opened up the debt spigots again to stimulate the economy. … Continue reading

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Parcelled

Reflecting on why particular article might have been saved. Found article by Eric Margolis, “Fighting over Congo’s corpse”, from the Ottawa Sun, January 29, 2001, p. 14. Wanted to find out whether it was online, and what follow-up. Found a … Continue reading

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Carnot: Muslims Around Here

Posted an image from Carnot, Central African Republic. Story to come. Part of the story, or much of the story: Seems that any time one religious group assumes political dominance, as referenced to the religion…

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Child in Carnot

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No Merit Award

This week, for a second consecutive year, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s committee of eminent persons resolved there was no African leader deemed worthy of the $5 million (R49m) Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. It is the fourth time … Continue reading

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Insolvent Referendum

On October 29, 2011, Member of Parliament Charlie Angus, who is my Facebook friend, posted this link to concerns about loss of political sovereignty in the context of the proposed further bailout of Greece, as well as the perilous financial … Continue reading

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