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Laura Venables

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Guinea: A Guide to Flirting in Conakry

Alimou Sow lists 10 rules [fr] for flirting in Conakry in his blog entitled ‘Ma Guinée Plurielle': “Like everywhere else, flirting in Conakry follows rules which evolve over time. Here...

France: The Forgotten Tunisian Refugees of #Botzaris36

After several months of wandering, 30 Tunisian migrants are currently sleeping rough in a park in Paris. #Botzaris36 is the hashtag launched on Twitter to help them out both financially...

West Africa: Cocoa – Two Figures Sum It Up

Nadia Khouri-Dagher observes in her article about the journey of the cocoa bean [fr] on afrik.com that: “West Africa represents 70% of world cocoa production, but only 3% of world...

Liberia: Truth and Reconciliation Commission at a Standstill

Sylvio Combey comments [fr] on his blog: “Liberia established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to shed light on the acts of violence committed [from the 1970s to the 1990s]. But...

Cote d'Ivoire: Amnesty International Report on Post-Electoral Conflict

Amnesty International published a report about Cote d'Ivoire [fr, PDF] on May 25 in conclusion of a field survey: Looking back on 6 months of post-electoral violence. In this document...

Côte d’Ivoire : Terror in Abidjan

Abidjan a connu avant le début de la guérilla qui sévit depuis quelques jours une série de violences inédites, des attaques contre les domiciles privés des adversaires politiques de Laurent...

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