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Promises, promises

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma must keep his promise on healthcare.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No more fresh vegetables?

Food shortages are expected in Sierra Leone, due to the ban on cross-border trade. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Save Yenga Save Salone’

A disputed piece of land between Sierra Leone and Guinea still threatens regional security..…

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Morales wins – and so do his enemies!

Bolivia’s indigenous president easily won Sunday’s ‘recall vote’, securing between 60 and63 per cent of the vote. That’s even more than the landslide election victorythat brought Evo Morales to power in 2005.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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NI contributor's freedom of speech under threat

NI co-editor Dinyar Godrej, alterted us to the situation regarding political psychologist and NI contributor,Professor Ashis Nandy. Nandy is at the centre of a firestorm over anarticle he wrote after last year's elections in the Indian state ofGujarat which resulted in the re-election of one of India's mostincendiary politicians – Narendra Modi of the HindunationalistBharatiya Janata Party. In his article published in the Times of India,Nandy bemoans the current state of affairs in this…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rave

The party’s over. I thought, for a moment just before the sun set, thatan invasion was indeed underway. Whooping young men plunged into theriver from the vagrant boat on the opposite bank.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Buddhists at loggerheads

‘It’s tooconfusing for me,’ I heard a student confessing outside Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre. To theright was a group of Tibetan exiles with their brightly coloured flags, here togreet the Dalai Lama on the Oxford leg of his UK tour.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blair Peach - a stone is turned

Campaigners win ground-breaking victory.…

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What lies ahead?

The situation is Balochistan will never be resolved while foreign powers try to influence the outcome.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Speak my language - The rise and fall of linguistic empires

One language dies every two weeks. Of the estimated seven thousands languages spoken in the world today, only a fraction is expected to survive into the next century. For those who loose their language, the cultural cost is so profound that it's likened to loosing one's family.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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