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Book: "Exterminate all the brutes"

Exterminate all the Brutes, by Sven Lindqvist

Published by Granta as Saharan Journey (with Desert Divers)

“You already know enough.  So do I.  It is not knowledge we lack.  

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UN climate talks: Putting faith into action

SCIAF (Caritas Scotland) Policy Officer Jo O’Neill reflects on a unique conference on faith communities attempts to tackle climate change and Poland’s first ever Climate Mass. 398 more words


Food for Niger's famine victims

NIGER – Operation Blessing delivers emergency food rations to vulnerable families in 17 villages where OB currently operates food banks, providing relief in the face of famine.

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Emergency relief for flood victims in Niger

OB Niger’s Brittany Breedlove-Doulaye shares her firsthand account of flood relief efforts in Niger.

SARANDO, Niger – Most homes in Niger are built with handmade mud bricks and thatch roofing, without solid foundations. 318 more words

Disaster Relief

You Don't Marry The Teeth

There is a man in Tokoye-Bungou named Tobako. Yes, it’s pronounced “tobacco,” and the name suits him — he’s a bit unpleasant. One of those men who thought it was entertaining to ask if I wanted to marry him (3rd wife to a man 25 years older than me? 466 more words


Celebrating Seyni

An incredible man — Seyni Soumana of Niger — died this week from complications due to high blood pressure. He’d surpassed the 52 year average life expectancy in Niger, but he died far too soon for those who knew and loved him. 718 more words