Monthly Archives: November 2012

Africa news in brief

Here we round up some of the stories that have caught our interest in recent weeks: Ghanaians take sanitation into their own hands: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/13/ghana-loo-sanitation-poo-political?INTCMP=SRCH Uganda’s gorillas enjoy a much needed renaissance: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Uganda-now-home-to-half-the-world-s-gorillas–says-report/-/688334/1619390/-/uamo36/-/index.html Interesting article by Alexander Dziadosz on the realities … Continue reading

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Former French Minister of Defence insults Algerians

On 30 October 2012, former French Minister of Defence (2011-2), Gérard Longuet, answered a question about his feelings on whether France should apologise for the crimes committed in Algeria during the French colonisation (1830-1962): You can’t hear the question, but here is … Continue reading

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