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    Africa

    Tunisia: Mapping Out Tunis & Finding My Place

    It’s been almost a month since I moved to Tunis, and many folks have been asking about my initial impressions. My response: Tunis and I are still learning each other. And really, that’s what it is. For whatever reason, Tunis is hard to decipher. Besides the obvious preference for pink/fuchsia in interior decor (don’t ask), …

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            Ask What You Can Do For Your Country

            Khalil Gibran is one of my favorite poets/writers. I believe his piece “The New Frontier” rings true for Ghana, L’Afrique today. Changes in [ ] are mine:The New FrontierThere are in [Ghana/Africa] today two challenging ideas: old and new. The old ideas will vanish because they are weak and exhausted. There is in [Ghana/Africa] an …

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              Is Democratic Governance Africa’s Best Option?

              Originally written by Jemila Abdulai for the March 2012 edition of the SAIS Observer African Elections: Version 2012 The lineup of African elections this year is impressive to say the least. Over 10 countries are slated to go to the polls to select their local and national representatives. Among them are Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Mali, …

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                Ghana @ 55: What’s Our Legacy? (Video)

                Over the past couple of weeks my mind has been on Ghana. Not just because I miss eating waakye, and the sun is finally popping up in these parts, but because in about three days, Ghana is gonna mark it’s 55th year of independence. Sure, there might be nothing especially groundbreaking about it, and unlike …

                        Africa

                        Sharing Is Caring Series: The 2011 YOWLI Monologues

                        Originally published on the AWOMI Blog: http://awomiblog.blogspot.com/ The 2011 YOWLI Monologues Crew The 2011 YOWLI MonologuesAfter a whirlwind two weeks in New York for the CSW, the AWOMI delegation is back on the continent. Our premiere edition of the YOWLI Monologues was launched on March 1st in New York with the theme: Young African Women …

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