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Zikr Evening with ODA

Hi everyone! Here is an announcement from our Thursday whirling group:

You are invited to a short evening of meditation, prayer, poetry, chanting, song and dance in the… 101 more words

Whirling

More evidence of mass kidnappings of activists

Did you notice that investment has overtaken western aid in Africa? http://t.co/0mM0RvcrtH via @WSJ pic.twitter.com/5Yp6MoAlU8

— Simon Clark (@Simon_J_Clark) March 30, 2015

Why aren’t overseas development activists dancing in the streets to celebrate this turnaround in the economic climate of Africa through capitalism and the freedom to invest.

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Classical Liberalism

ODA Saskatoon at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival on YouTube!

There are some wonderful videos of ODA dancers performing at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival on YouTube – take a moment and check them out!

ODA

Celebrate aid times?

Earlier this month, Lord Purvis of Tweed passed the International Development (ODA) Bill through the House of Lords, “we will be making a worthwhile contribution” he declared to the nepotistic throng. 667 more words

Europe

Sub-Saharan Africa, Remittances & Action needed - Dilip Ratha

Today I would like to share two things—an amazing World Bank blog and a TEDGlobal 2014 talk filmed Oct 2014 on the subject of remittances. The blogger/speaker is Economist Dilip Ratha. 550 more words

Governance

Canada and the Post 2015 development agenda: some observations…

I have been following the discussions and scholarly literature on the Canadian development aid and agenda post 2015. I have collected some observations and tried to highlight key dimensions that are worth noting and further exploring. 552 more words

Policy

ZOO WARS ~ Concern for Animals Seized from Tiger Ridge

I’m glad that the truth is surfacing on what happens to seized animals-I am the only one who dares speak about what happened to mine. the large number that die due to euthanasia, or animals that die weeks later demonstrates the care they receive-Just because a vet is looking after them, it doesn’t mean jack-shit when the animals are stressed and unaccustomed to their environment especially when the owner is not allowed to visit or consulted. 1,580 more words