May
03

IS MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES SUPERSEDING THE UN’S HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES?

  IS MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES SUPERSEDING THE HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES OF THE UNITED NATIONS ? By CAMERON DUODU During the distressing Ebola crisis in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, which, thankfully, is now drawing to a close, one organisation stood out distinctly amongst other organisations and purveyed light and vigour, while others remained “blind” and “indolent”.… Continue reading »

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Dec
01

APARTHEID’S REVENGE

  APARTHEID’S REVENGE by CAMERON DUODU (First published in May 2008) There are certain times when the English language refuses to accommodate one’s feelings. How, for instance, does one say ‘Mese afem’in English? ‘My teeth have gnashed together against each other?’ . No! For although that does give an idea of discomfort, the bitterness one… Continue reading »

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