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Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy #1) – Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which centre around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. 117 more words

Books

About a bouye: Embassy Edition

Tuesday 3rd April

For the first time ever in this country, a taxi driver offered me the actual price of the fare straight up: no outrageous fee, no negotiation. 890 more words

Africa

A true leader should not expose his citizens abroad - Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, cautions Buhari over anti-youths' comment in UK

THE President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevei, has taken President Buhari to task for his anti-youth statement during the just-concluded Commonwealth meeting in London, the United Kingdom. 181 more words

News

namibian road tripping. part two

Hello and welcome back to a very late post! I’ll just get right back to it…

So after we visited our friends in the Namib desert, we ventured past Sossusvlei, reaching Solitaire Lodge in Solitaire. 559 more words

Travel

Africa does not need your used shoes

This is from a yoga studio in Cambridge, MA:

H/T Kate Cronin-Furman‏

More broadly, it is worth remembering that aid in kind is almost always a waste of everyone’s time and money. 210 more words

Africa

MAGNITUDE 4.2 NORTHERN ALGERIA

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=661140

Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 282 km W of Algiers, Algeria / pop: 1,978,000 / local time: 16:48:53.2 2018-04-23

2 km SW of Mostaganem, Algeria / pop: 130,000 / local time: 16:48:53.2 2018-04-23

Earthquake Alert