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week van de afrikaanse roman

Today, in The Netherlands and Flanders (Belgium), starts the “week of the African novel”. I was eager to find who would be going to the Low Lands. 72 more words


constantia nek and food rewards in hout bay

Day Two of the half term break involved some more local explorations.

We started off with hiking the incredibly scenic Constantia Nek, which took us about three and a half hours, a bottle of water and treated us to some silly pretty views over Cape Town. 77 more words


Could Ebola Be Transmitted By Air?

Could Ebola Become Airborne?


The Ebola virus is currently causing a devastating and unprecedented outbreak in West Africa, but could the virus create a doomsday scenario by turning airborne? 818 more words

Robert Ross and the voyages of discovery

I was fortunate to attend a workshop on African history in Leiden this week. The workshop, organised to coincide with Robert Ross’ valedictory lecture tonight, brought together his students and colleagues from all over the world: Austin (Texas), Livingstone, London, Melbourne and seemingly everywhere in-between. 968 more words

South Africa

Act naturally

We cannot observe external things without some degree of Thought; nor can we reflect upon our Thoughts, without being influenced in the course of our reflection by the Things which we have observed.

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First Time in Africa 01 - Il y a un début à tout...

Aspiration – 

Cessons de nous mentir, un voyage (même sur un coup de tête) ne se fait pas vers une destination au hasard… Dans le fond nous recherchons tous quelque chose : un dépaysement, une température, une culture, … 1,294 more words


Scotland's next step? No independence but more powers | Katherine Haddon | AFP | September 19, 2014

“I accept the verdict of the people. And I call on all the people of Scotland to accept the democratic verdict of the people of Scotland.” — Alex Salmond, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) who led the campaign for secession. 622 more words

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