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Controlled Chaos

By: Kate Williamson
Major: Special Education
Cultural Connections in Senegal: Causes of Globalization and Consequences on Systems

A common thought as we have traveled around the city of Dakar and other places around Senegal is that everything here is a whole lot of “controlled chaos”. 485 more words

Western Michigan University

Ebola: 'Isn't that over yet?'

Tulip Mazumdar reports for BBC News:

‘When I told people earlier this month that I was off to West Africa again to cover the Ebola outbreak, the resounding response was, “Isn’t that over yet?” 148 more words


Baited and Murdered

Baited and murdered

Head on a silver platter

Carcus left to rot

Foolish man with bow in hand

Now he’s wanted for his crime… 28 more words


Dinner with Monica

Months ago now, my family and I were invited to my friend Monica’s home—an experienced nothing short of delightful for all of us. We guffawed at each others’ comments, scooped steaming heaps of food on plastic plates, relaxed. 458 more words


‘Cecil’ was not my beloved… but his death made me think

Few (if any) of these people rallying for ol’ Cecil have shown their public concern and care for Zimbabweans (beyond stifled jokes about the country being mismanaged and some such “woe is Zimbabwe and her faceless people” type jibes). 416 more words


Africa to Obama: Mind your own business

“ was complicit in the murder of Patrice Lumumba, supported apartheid South Africa against Nelson Mandela and his African National Congress (ANC, whom it declared terrorists), … 1,373 more words