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Archive for November 25th, 2016

Kenya’s Kogelo villagers still waiting for their son Obama to return

Radu Sigheti/Reuters   By Joe Khamisi Almost eight years ago, a small village near Lake Victoria – the world’s ninth largest continental lake – woke up to news that the son of one of their own, then deceased, had been elected president of the United States.

Nigeria: 150 Peaceful Pro-Biafra Activists Killed In Chilling Crackdown

Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP   By Amnesty International The Nigerian security forces, led by the military, embarked on a chilling campaign of extrajudicial executions and violence resulting in the deaths of at least 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters in the south east of the country, according to an investigation by human rights NGO Amnesty International.

Poetry

By Jo-Ella Sarich

Is the media making Britain a laughing stock?

Chris Ratcliffe   By Hazel Speed I listened to BBC Radio 4 Analysis and have since learned that there are those who feel the content was unwise as well as unauthorised by the British Public.

Campaigns continue for the presidential election in Gambia

Joe Penney/Reuters   By Alpha Jallow Campaigning in the run up to the Presidential race in Gambia started on Wednesday. Two political parties, one a coalition of seven political parties are challenging incumbent President Yahya Jammeh who is running for his fifth term.

Poetry

Dani Oshi   By Daginne Aignend

Fiction: A Game of Hoopla

Madoda Mkhobeni   By Nixon Mateulah

The World’s Counterfeit Capital

Martin Mejia/AP   By Ricardo Swire Counterfeiting is considered the ultimate technology for people who want something for nothing. During the past ten years more than US$103 million in fake US dollars “made in Peru,” were seized in law enforcement operations. On November 15th Peru’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force, a combined American/Peruvian law enforcement team, confiscated […]