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From Enough blogs
Tue Nov 13 2012, 16:22:10
As I begin my journey to visit the schools in the Darfuri refugee camps Djabal and Goz Amer, what I am looking forward to most is reconnecting with old friends, making news ones, playing games with the school children, and sharing in their infectious laughter. During the trip I will be documenting the impact of the Darfur Dream Team's support for education in the refugee camps in eastern Chad. I will be gathering stories, taking photos, and collecting footage of how DDT funds have been implemented in Goz Amer refugee camp and discussing plans for providing continued support for quality education in Djabal and Goz Amer.
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres recently gave an interview to the Guardian about possible cuts to education and repatriation programs in refugee camps in ... [view whole blog post ]
From Zambian Economist
Tue Nov 13 2012, 15:04:00
A recent fascinating report on the impact of Chinese firms and policies on extractive industries in Southern Africa. A useful read indeed that helps to contextualise Zambia's experience within the broader Chinese activity in the region - look out for the narrative on Zimbabwe in particular.
China Southern African and Extractive Industries [view whole blog post ]
From Africa is a Country
Tue Nov 13 2012, 12:00:56
In Cairo earlier this year I was taken by my host to a nightclub in downtown Cairo where I was introduced to a cosmopolitan group of friends -- musicians, artists, poets -- all drinking beer and dancing until the early hours of the morning. When the DJ played the songs of the revolution they punched [...] [view whole blog post ]