Monthly Archives : July 2010

Kenya: Language of hate – balancing freedom and equal rights

Kenya: Language of hate – balancing freedom and equal rights

It’s never easy finding a balance between freedom of expression and freedom from persecution. When international statesmen and lawyers drew up the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1966), they had to…

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Africa has $1.7 trillion potential wealth

Africa has $1.7 trillion potential wealth

Africa has $1.7 trillion of potential wealth and production in areas such as agriculture, tourism and water, a study showed on Wednesday, pointing to new investment areas that stretch beyond commodities. The study by investment research firms Africa Investor and…

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It's not all about Winning

It's not all about Winning

Last month, South Africa opened its arms out to the world and most people had no idea what to expect of the 2010 World Cup. With so many of the world’s best football teams competing, critics were easy to diminish…

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H³ Africa – Researching Genetics

H³ Africa – Researching Genetics

The National Institute of Health and the Wellcome Trust announced in a June 22nd London conference that they are to create a partnership to support genetic studies in Africa. Their project is called H³ Africa, which stands for Human Heredity…

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