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Mar 20

Dennis Brutus: Activist whose efforts helped bring about the end of apartheid – Obituaries, News – The Independent

Dennis Brutus: Activist whose efforts helped bring about the end of apartheid – Obituaries, News – The Independent

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Mar 20

Poet who battled apartheid dies at 85 – Africa, World – The Independent

Poet who battled apartheid dies at 85 – Africa, World – The Independent

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Mar 20

OBITUARY: Rajat Neogy – People, News – The Independent

OBITUARY: Rajat Neogy – People, News – The Independent

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Mar 20

Dennis Brutus: South African poet and anti-apartheid campaigner | Times Online Obituary

Another good obit of Dennis. This time, it’s the London Times Dennis Brutus: South African poet and anti-apartheid campaigner | Times Online Obituary

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Mar 20

Dennis Brutus – Telegraph

This is a very good and detailed Obituary of Dennis Brutus — remarkable because The Daily Telegraph is not normally the place to find sympathy for radical African intellectuals. The link may take some time to load, but keep clicking: it’s worth the wait! Dennis Brutus – Telegraph

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Mar 20

50th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre | World news | guardian.co.uk

50th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre | World news | guardian.co.uk

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Mar 19

gaddafi’s call for splitting-up nigeria

By CAMERON DUODU The statement by the Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi, thatNigeria should be divided into two nations to avoid further bloodshed between Muslims and Christians, has caused immense anger in Nigeria.For in order to stay as one country, Nigeria fought a blood-soaked civil war between 1967 and 1970 — the Biafran War — …

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Mar 18

nigeria must not become a failed state

By CAMERON DUODU The Acting President of Nigeria, Mr Goodluck Jonathan, must act fast to replace the Ministers he has sacked with men of proven ability and visibility, who can bring confidence back quickly into the body-politic. If he merely fills the new Exectuive Council with the usual time-servers, sycophants and opportunists, the Nigerian people …

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Mar 16

cameron duodu: BRITISH MUSEUM IS EXHIBIT ING IFE ART

Here is a short video showing some of the exhibits and discussing the background to Ife artefacts http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturevideo/cultureminute/7378407/Kingdom-of-Ife-Culture-Minute.html

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Mar 16

Life In The Media 40 Years ago

Below is a link to a piece I published in New African magazine to mark the paper’s 40th anniversary in 2006. I wasn’t in on the founding of the magazine, but I was close to some f the people involved in the paper’s origins. Its London offices –40-43 Fleet Street, EC4 — held a special …

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