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    Video Inspiration: Girl Rising

    Yesterday I attended a private screening of the film “Girl Rising“, hosted by Vital Voices. I cried. Here I was, choking back tears and yet, these girls showed such courage in sharing their stories.  The film is focused on the need for girls education and how it’s an investment that pays off multiple fold.  I …

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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, …