WSF: great talk, no walk

A follow up article by Al Kags. A little more than a week ago, I asked a question – or a series of questions that left me castigated left right and centre by the online socialist community. My question was specifically related to the World Social Forum but generally to all other conferences. I asked …

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The Races: The start of a series

Kenyans are for the next two years in for a veritable treat as far as entertainment is concerned. For eons, competition has been the surest form of entertaainment for the average human – and the two years 2007 and 2008 are going to be highly entertaining years for Kenyans. The entertainment on schedule is the …

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Church Must Get a Grip – The Hominids Stay.

The Heads of the evangelical churches in Kenya, led by the Bishop Boniface Adoyo, who is the leader of the Christ is The Answer Ministries of the Nairobi Pentecostal Church, want the world acclaimed hominid fossils of the “origin of man” – undoubtedly among Kenya’s few true claims to fame, hidden away in a back …

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Our cyle, our lives

A pregnant woman and a child were this week killed at the Dadaab refugee camps in northern Kenya, in a spate of flash floods that have left many homeless.  According to Mr. Eddie Gedalof, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees acting representative in Kenya, many structures were washed away and destroyed as the two drowned. …

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And once again South Africa leads…!

Going to South Africa is normally a fairly daunting experience for most Africans.  Not much about it is “standard” African issue: not the cities, not the lifestyle – certainly not the economy. Even their problems are closer to being European than African. In many ways, South Africa has taken a position of leadership to Africa …

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