Tag Archives: Africa

Should Europe be taking fish from Senegal’s waters?

BBC 2 is currently running a series of documentaries that are looking at the FUTURE OF FOOD fronted by former Fair Trade patron George Alagiah both here in the UK and the rest of the world generally. The first episode … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

The debate about Hillary’s Clinton’s real reason for being in Africa continues. Some have argued that she has not done enough to address human rights abuse as well as worker’s rights. You will recall my recent post about this  and … Continue reading

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Exclusion over a glass of wine

I caught up with an acquittance on Friday evening at our local wine bar where we shared a glass of wine and caught up on all manner of things. She has hit the dating scene in a big way and … Continue reading

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Voluntary Work

Voluntary Work was the subject of at least two BBC radio 4 programmes yesterday.  The first YOU and YOURS a consumer programme considered all manner of issues relating to voluntary work including Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR, the other PM … Continue reading

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African Growth Opportunity Act explored

Why is Mrs Clinton really in Africa? Is the US African Growth Opportunity ACt helping African women? Tune in as we explore reason behind her visit http://www.voxafrica.com/modx/en/ShootTheMessenger/agoa-whose-growth-and-whose-opportunities If you have got this  far please share your thoughts

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International development according to the Conservatives

I came across this article over at The Guardian’s Katine Chronicles and it sums up what a Conservative government would do about International Development. Of all the proposals /promises this is the one that caught my eye setting up an … Continue reading

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Branding Africa

A little over a week ago I became aware of an initiative by Africans in the diaspora called #BrandAfrica through a twitter conversation with TMS RUGE and today I was interviewed by him in relation to the African image in … Continue reading

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An incredible journey by canadian peas

Listening to Obama’s speech yesterday reminded of my trip to Uganda last year. He urged Africa to stand up for herself specifically to come up with solutions to its problems. He told the audience that he would like to see … Continue reading

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G8 leaders on Food Security for the developing world

It is the final day of the G8 meeting in L’Aquila Italy. The issue for discussion as I understand it is help for African farmers and reduction in Food AID to Africa and the overall aim is bring about food … Continue reading

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Are Millennium Goals helping me?

This week the Department for International Development here in the UK has issued a new report ELIMINATING POVERTY : Building Common future, which spells out a new direction and desire to address issue of poverty in the developing world and … Continue reading

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