Category Archives: Africa

Little boy talks about social, political challenges facing Egypt

If this little boy can understand the political and social upheavals of Egypt..why can’t adults? from YouTube

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Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

Happy 95th birthday to Nelson Mandela, a true inspiration, leader and modern day hero.

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Fake drugs plague streets of East Africa

Below is an article written by the Washington Post about fake drugs plaguing the streets of Africa, with many choosing to take those drugs or traditional healers over real, modern medicine because the latter is expensive and takes a longer … Continue reading

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US Ambassador to Libya Killed

The U.S. Ambassador to Libya was killed Tuesday along with three others in a rocket attack on the U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazi, President Obama said Wednesday. According to CNN, J. Christopher Stevens, U.S. Ambassador to Libya, was … Continue reading

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Rhino poachers in Africa

I’ve written about rhinos being hunted and often killed for their horns quite a few times. It is something I find very troubling and sad- a creature of nature being slaughtered for the sake of the black market. Today, I … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu says homosexuality should be decriminalized globally to combat HIV/AIDS

According to Ms. Magazine, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, of South Africa, has called for the global decriminalization of homosexuality in order to combat HIV/AIDS. Mr. Tutu’s statement appeared in the Lancet as part of a series on HIV transmission the day … Continue reading

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Gay pageant winner murdered

Please read this article from about a gay pageant winner being murdered. It saddens me that Africa, despite all of its progress, seems to be regressing when it comes to LGBT rights. LGBT people are people, period. They deserve … Continue reading

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