Just come from long quiet days in a game drive truck, the silent observer in me was still in service. So my instinctive choice of a seat next to a large white column that offered some cover made sense, allowing me to gaze at the crowd without being noticed.
Archive for May, 2012
Some of history’s most brutal and twisted murders took place during Sierra Leone’s lengthy civil war, which lasted from 1991 to 2002. As the former president of neighboring Liberia and a proponent of civil war in Sierra Leone, Charles Taylor was convicted of crimes against humanity and of war crimes.
Millions of people fly every year completely unaware of the fascinating parts of the world they fly over. The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) aims to change this with the Hidden Journeys Project.
African Youth Journals is a blog written by students currently enrolled in the African Leadership Academy in Honeydew, South Africa. In this post, student Jessica Muganza of Rwanda writes about African fashion and what it will take to make African fashion a global cultural movement.
Originally posted on the website of the Council on Foreign Relations, former ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, writes about Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and how the country’s economy is affected by recent turmoil in the north.