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December 2 2014

From Loomnie Tue Dec 2 2014, 08:51:22

Here's the thing. When we talk about race relations in America or racial progress, it's all nonsense. There are no race relations. White people were crazy. Now they're not as crazy. To say that black people have made progress would be to say they deserve what happened to them before. Right. It's ridiculous. So, to... Read More »

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From Loomnie Tue Dec 2 2014, 08:51:22

Here's the thing. When we talk about race relations in America or racial progress, it's all nonsense. There are no race relations. White people were crazy. Now they're not as crazy. To say that black people have made progress would be to say they deserve what happened to them before. Right. It's ridiculous. So, to... Read More »

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November 24 2014

From Loomnie Mon Nov 24 2014, 04:10:21

A really good article. It seemed like such a good idea at the time: A merry-go-round hooked up to a water pump. In rural sub-Saharan Africa, where children are plentiful but clean water is scarce, the PlayPump harnessed one to provide the other. Every time the kids spun around on the big colorful wheel, water... Read More »

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From Loomnie Mon Nov 24 2014, 04:10:21

A really good article. It seemed like such a good idea at the time: A merry-go-round hooked up to a water pump. In rural sub-Saharan Africa, where children are plentiful but clean water is scarce, the PlayPump harnessed one to provide the other. Every time the kids spun around on the big colorful wheel, water... Read More »

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September 23 2014

From Loomnie Tue Sep 23 2014, 12:25:38

A report done by the DIE for the GIZ (click the links to resolve the alphabet soup). From the Executive Summary: This report sheds light on some selected cases of recent progress by central banks in Africa in striking a balance between their multiple, and at times conflicting, objectives. Taking the cases of Kenya, Nigeria... Read More »

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From Loomnie Tue Sep 23 2014, 12:25:38

A report done by the DIE for the GIZ (click the links to resolve the alphabet soup). From the Executive Summary: This report sheds light on some selected cases of recent progress by central banks in Africa in striking a balance between their multiple, and at times conflicting, objectives. Taking the cases of Kenya, Nigeria... Read More »

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July 9 2014

From Loomnie Wed Jul 9 2014, 06:57:09

This paper considers the bi-regional relations between Europe and West  Africa in the field of energy. As its point of departure, the paper begins by  acknowledging the ferocity with which today's energy landscape is changing.  As important producers and consumers within this landscape, Europe and West  Africa are subject to change, both intra- and inter-regionally. [...]

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From Loomnie Wed Jul 9 2014, 06:57:09

This paper considers the bi-regional relations between Europe and West  Africa in the field of energy. As its point of departure, the paper begins by  acknowledging the ferocity with which today's energy landscape is changing.  As important producers and consumers within this landscape, Europe and West  Africa are subject to change, both intra- and inter-regionally.... Read More »

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From Loomnie Wed Jul 9 2014, 06:57:09

This paper considers the bi-regional relations between Europe and West  Africa in the field of energy. As its point of departure, the paper begins by  acknowledging the ferocity with which today's energy landscape is changing.  As important producers and consumers within this landscape, Europe and West  Africa are subject to change, both intra- and inter-regionally.... Read More »

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June 11 2014

From Loomnie Wed Jun 11 2014, 10:46:04

Actually, the full title of the note is: "Removing Barriers to Trade between Ghana and Nigeria: Strengthening Regional Integration by Implementing ECOWAS Commitments": This note assesses the challenges that goods exporters within the region face when trying to benefit from the ECOWAS-wide Free Trade Area. It focuses on the experience of 30 exporting companies in... Read More »

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