Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The new African land grab, brought to you by Harvard

The UK Guardian has a disturbing piece on how many prestigious US universities, including Harvard and Vanderbilt, are collaborating with European speculators to buy or lease large chunks of land in Africa thus forcing thousands of locals off the land.


Tuesday, June 14, 2011


The BBC World Service’s Assignment program has a good documentary on sectarian divisions that persist in the Nigerian city of Jos.

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