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Ghana at 60

For the past several weeks, every morning there has been drumming coming from the school near my office. Walking through town, the beats waft through the air from various schools and classes are sometimes suspended while the children arrange themselves in rows and practice marching. 656 more words

World Wanderings

« Le Bulozi est essentiellement le Québec de la Zambie »

C’est ainsi qu’une collègue canadienne avait décrit cette région lors de ma première visite ici.

Mais ça veut dire quoi, exactement?

Dans certains sens on voit facilement le lien. 616 more words

Linguistics

Book review: An Indian Summer, by Alex Von Tunzelmann

An incredibly well researched book that shines a light on the power plays, the politics, the people associated with the independence movement in India.  A masterpiece.  425 more words

Understanding India

THE SUFI WARRIOR WHO UNITED THE FAKIRS AND SANYASIS AGAINST THE BRITISH

‘Yes Majnu Shah’, nodded Cherag Fakir. ‘Only he can make the Sahibs run in fear.’ Asif had of course heard about Majnu Shah and his heroic battles with the British. 1,231 more words

Religious Syncretism