Why economists hate Christmas…a little fun...
2011 in :60 seconds by Reuters. HT @globalpost
Al Jazeera: Will the death of rebel leader Khalil Ibrahim help or hinder attempts to build lasting peace in Darfur?
Will the death of rebel leader Khalil Ibrahim help or hinder attempts to build lasting peace in Darfur? via Al Jazeera
America and its Western allies have aligned themselves closely with Ethiopia’s...– Open letter from William Easterly, NYU; Mark Hamrick, President, National Press Club; Aryeh Neier, President, Open Society Foundations; Kenneth Roth, ED, Human Rights Watch; Joel Simon, ED, Committee to Protect Journalists
Even if the odds of a Charter City taking off in Honduras are 1 in a thousand,...– @rovingbandit responds to @fp2p on Charter Cities and says it is worth trying in Honduras.
I am a fan of all three books (and teach them) but Tim outlines the fundamental...– Chris Blattman aka @cblatts
But, imagine this story were about an African army, or really any other military...– Kate Cronin-Furman of @wrongingrights is spot on with her thoughts on the NYT 2005 Haditha massacre investigation article focusing on mental health of the soldiers who participated.
I’ve recently had some interesting discussions with many Somalis working within...– Idil Holif in Afrolens HT @dadakim
No one has the “solution” - the answer to poverty - but we’re...– David Damberger of EWB I have to say that I am still a sucker for admitting failure.
Juan Cole provides the numbers on Iraq. Population of Iraq: 30 million....– via Terence
Africa is not poor because it is actually poor. Africa is poor because it...– Nana Kofi Acquah - http://bit.ly/skxh5Y
Covering African Elections: A Crib Sheet These days, nowhere are crises more...– Jina Moore provides a crib sheet for journalists (and a little satire) on how to cover elections in Africa
Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda has now taken the lead at the ICC, Al Jazeera asks how this changes the relationship between the Hague and countries in Africa.
A Crisis in the #Congo - By Mvemba Dizolele for @fp_magazine http://ow.ly/7YFuV HT @danatgu #DRC11
7. African innovation was celebrated for a third year at Maker Faire Africa....– A part of Alexis Okeowo’s 10 Biggest Positive Stories about Africa in 2011. All 10 are interesting, but the Maker Faire Africa is something to worth following closely.
5 Steps for #NGOs to Move from Guilt to Empowerment via @uncultured (I am not sure about bridgemaker part) http://ow.ly/7XbWe