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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Water wars

An 80-year-old colonial law gives Egypt unfair advantage in its access to the Nile.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Beyond the pale

Why is the practice of skin lightening still so prevalent around the globe?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kiswahili crash course

Of the few languages I’ve had the privilege to learn (badly) in my life, Kiswahili(Swahili) is my favourite. It’s wonderful expressionism and rich use ofproverbs is a window into a different way of looking at life andcommunicating with one another. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The war in Rafah is not over

Local Palestinians are beingtormented day and night by air strikes and drones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'They remove boulders and cross rivers'

History most of us never get to hear about...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ingenuity, innovation and invention

Africans are leading the way in the business of recycling, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Liberia: the first African Republic

Sokari Ekine looks at the founding of Liberia and the context it might provide to the country's two civil wars.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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