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Press: 'Disposable Africans – migration and its consequences' IRIN News-images ©Jason Florio

‘Much ink has been spilt trying to make sense of the migration flow across the Mediterranean, a stretch of sea that has become the frontline of capitalism’s most urgent question: What’s more valuable – a human life, or the fraying concept of the sanctity of state borders?’ 15 more words

From Rolling with it to Dancing with it in Mindelo, Sao Vicente

We expect difficult travel in West Africa. Here in Cape Verde, which we call “West Africa Light,” (click on previous posts Ghana, Togo, … 529 more words



Hey! My name is Victor, and I am a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso. I am very late in the game when it comes to blog writing. 254 more words

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Civil War, Colonisation and Taught History

One may wonder who within the Nigerian Ministry of Education removed History as a subject from the national academic curriculum several years ago. Many have claimed that it was removed to hide the ‘darkness of the Civil War’ and to quell potential tensions. 769 more words

Grimot Nane

New Scholarship in Togo

Elom Fiaboe is a 2nd year student of pharmacology, in the University of Euromed, in Dakar, Senegal.   Read her grateful letter …

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President Tajani s'adresse à la Côte d'Ivoire

«Grace à la diversification et à une base industrielle, la Côte-d’Ivoire se classe parmi les économies les plus dynamiques du monde. Avec une croissance estimée à 8% cette année, elle se place en tête du continent africain. 270 more words