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        Gaddafi’s Demise: What Next (For Africa)?

        I just got online after an English discussion session with the Italian kids who’s family I’m living with. First thing I see? An unpalatable, bloody image of someone who looks eerily like Libya’s ousted dictator leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Apparently, he’s been killed. And in his own hometown of Sirte too! Now, with all the unrest …

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                    Ghana’s (Lack Of A) Culture of Maintenance

                    Some blog topics come to you in the form of a sentence from a stranger’s mouth, others come in dreams, and yet more from trending topics on twitter. My first blog topic in Ghana met me at the airport. As the plane descended into Accra’s Kotoka Airport, I thought to myself, “I’m finally home!” As …

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                      Guest Contributor Mash: A Poem For Haiti

                      A tune of devastation plays over the landTime is trying to heal yet still no one understandsA lifetime of work all buried under endless rubbleAnd all over the land people gather in a huddleIn search of an explanation that for now remains a mysteryMourning the many thousands, their eyes unleashing their miseryThrough disobedient tearsAnd the …

                        Poetry/Prose – The Takeover

                        Pitch dark. Either way you look at it, that’s all it is. Black, dark, uninteresting, uninspired.You move your head to the right and you might as well stay in your initial position, nothing’s changed. How ever did you come upon the depths of the Mariana trench? Professor A. certainly wasn’t kidding when he said it …

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