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Oxford of Africa in the Northern City of Zaria Nigeria

May
25
John Otim

It was not clear which Nigerian campus the Dream Campus man eventually found himself. At the many farewells on the Dream Campus his many friends (African and American) tried to talk him out of the idea of going back to Africa. Returning to Africa! All those crazy men there in the corridors of power! Man you crazy! Common!

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MURKY TERRAIN OF PARENTAL KID-CANING UGANDA STYLE

May
25
Ian Nkera Ford

Growing up in an African home for many of us meant being caned on an almost daily basis. Kiboko was a lifestyle. For those who may not know, kiboko is Swahili for canes and caning. Kiboko rained for breakfast. Kiboko rained for lunch. And it rained again for dinner. You were beaten for any little mischief. You were beaten for accidentally breaking a plate. You were beaten if they thought you laughed too loud.  You were ...

 

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THE STRANGE AND LITTLE KNOWN DISEASE WHOSE CAUSE NO ONE KNOWS

May
25
Okot Nyormoi

The year was 1960, it was the first ever report of a strange and mysterious disease characterized by constant nodding of the head in affected individuals, all of whom were children. Adults appeared to be immune to the new disease! The report located the disease in a remote part of southern Tanzania, a country known at the time as Tanganyika. Years later the disease showed up in war ravaged South Sudan and then ...

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SECURITY COUNCIL MUST STOP THE US MAKING WAR ON IRAN

May
24
Jonathan Power

Iranian lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, was this week sentenced to 38 years in jail and 148 lashes. Amnesty International reported. Nasrin is a dedicated human rights campaigner. The persecution of human rights activists in Iran is getting worseIIt makes it hard to feel sorry for Iran. Even when President Trump is wielding his bully stick against it. Even when Trump has sabotaged the International agreement on Iran ...

 

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