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Negarra Akili · February, 2011

Negarra Akili is a US based writer, researcher, editor and translation whose interests lie squarely at the intersection of social policy and culture. To be more specific her primary intellectual and professional endeavors are located in the fields of cultural production and social and economic development; specifically education and labor. Her regional interests are situated in Africa (Francophone & Lusophone), the Americas and Europe (Spain, Portugal, Belgium & France)

Her work with GlobalVoices is an extension of the aforementioned activities and her personal belief that there is no sustainable progress without transformation and liberation.

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Latest posts by Negarra Akili from February, 2011

25 February 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: The Difficult Legacy of Houphouët-Boigny

To better understand the origins of the current political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire, it is necessary to place recent events in their post-colonial context. Anna Gueye traces the history of...

21 February 2011

Chile: Social Media Reactions Against Coal Mining Project

The approval of a coal mining mega-project in Isla Riesco, nature and protected species sanctuary in southern Chile, reveals a serious environmental conflict of interests that is being analyzed and...

Côte d'Ivoire: Opposite Sides Demonstrated on February 19

7 February 2011

El Salvador: The Left Assumes Presidency of Legislative Assembly

Repudiation, joy or indifference have been the various reactions of the Salvadoran blogosphere in the face of a representative of the leftist FMLN party assuming the presidency of the Legislative...

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