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Why did Obama not arrest a ‘bad-mannerred’ schoolgirl, and how can the Scot gets a divorce referendum without a war?

AS Africans, we have every right to hold a grudge (even hate) the west: They colonised us and, worse, subjected Africans to the worst form of degradation and exploitation – slavery (though, of course, our chiefs were deeply complicit in this crime). 587 more words

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Why Do Soldiers And Rebels Shoot People's Legs Or Cut Off Their Feet In War? You Don’t Want To Know

ONE OF  THE  HORRIFIC  photographs of the recent ethnic slaughter in Bentui, capital of South Sudan’s Unity State, showed the bodies of four men lying near a mini van… 412 more words

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EDITOR'S PICK: Words, Pythagoras, The Lord's Prayer, 10 Commandments, And Selling Cabbages

Now this from Jim Daye surely sums up how “insane” regulations can be as well as anything you have read recently:

• Pythagoras’ Theorem–24 words. … 41 more words

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LETTER FROM A FRIEND: If Only Men Were More Like Women, There Would Be Less Confusion In The World (With A Light Touch)

AND so it is time again for LETTER FROM A FRIEND. In keeping with custom, I shall describe my friend – who also happens to be a relative, by the way – by his initials OOWG. 454 more words

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AFRICAN CHRONICLES: In Central African Republic ‘Hell’, France Reportedly Steals Rwanda’s Glory

A GOOD SOURCE IN STRIFE-TORN CENTRAL AFRICAN Republic’s (CAR) capital Bangui, tells me that early in the week the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) in the peacekeeping force there, set off on a dangerous journey of about 700 kilometres to the border with Cameroon. 167 more words

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Christmas, Birth, Death And Renewal: Reflections From An African Killing Field

THE LUWERO TRIANGLE , a heart-shaped fertile swathe of land to the north of the Uganda capital Kampala, was once the most famous stretch in Uganda. 1,077 more words

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How Kigali, Nairobi Smell In The Morning Reveals A Lot About Them: The 'Jogger’s Dipstick Index'

IT HAS BEEN A WHILE since I did the morning jogger’s “dipstick index” of an African city.

The last two serious ones were of Bujumbura, and the Lesotho capital Maseru. 435 more words

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