Issue 379 of New Internationalist

Reader-owned global journalism

June 2005

Out of Africa

This month the *NI* goes to Kenya in the company of nurse Nancy Wambui Thuku, one of the three million health workers from the Majority World who are currently staffing the rich world's hospitals and nursing homes. She shows us why she decided to leave her homeland to work abroad and what effect this has on her and her family. But she also ponders the effect on her country of losing key health workers by the thousand.


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  • SPEAKING to a crowd draped in red, Venezuela’s President, Hugo Chavez, entertains his faithful supporters with songs, witty banter and anti-US rhetoric during his weekly live television and radio address called Alo Presidente (Hello, Mr President).