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Tag: Globalisation

“RED GOLD” – ANOTHER RESOURCE CURSE?

In most African countries, the prices of basic commodies are greatly linked to the price of fuel. This could be attributed to the cost of transportation which increases with fuel […]

WHAT WOULD JESUS DO?

As I watched it on the news, I could hear whistles and shouts of “shame on you” as tents were thrown in to rubbish trucks. This happened when Occupy London […]

Wider Middle-East and Global War Imminent?

Posted on January 8, 2012 on nsnbc Russian Warnings against NATO´s War Plans. When then Russian President, and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin stated at the International Security Conference in Munich, […]

THE SUPERIORITY OF AFRICAN KNOWLEDGE:

When Socrates made the statement that ‘it is better to be unborn than to be untaught for ignorance is the root of all misfortune’, little did he realise how true […]

The Truth About the Situation in Libya

By Brian Becker, National Coordinator, ANSWER Coalition  Libya is a small country of just over 6 million people but it possesses the largest oil reserves in all of Africa. The […]

RISING POWERS AND DEVELOPMENT POLITICS!

To say I expected this session to be emotional will be an understatement. For ten weeks we have had this stormy journey. Raising questions and attempting to answer them – only to […]

STATE FAILURE… QUID SIT?

I trailed off last week on a bad mood. There were many things I could not understand. First I could not understand why there was so much talk about unity and peace […]

Aid, Politics and Development

When I first read Paul Collier‘s ‘The Bottom Billion: Why Poor countries are failing and what can be done about it“, I could not stop myself from clenching and unclenching my […]

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