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Negarra Akili

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

24 April 2011

Argentina: Croatian Community Reacts to Sentence of General Ante Gotovina

On April 15, 2011, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) handed down sentences to the Croatian generals Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markač and Ivan Cermak. Gotovina and Markac...

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...

21 January 2011

Algeria: Algerians salute the courage of the Tunisian people

All Algerians saluted the resistance movement of the Tunisian people people who brought down the despot Zine El Abidine Ben Ali [EN] after 23 years of unchallenged rule. In every...

17 January 2011

El Salvador: President Funes Prohibits Campaigning by Government Officials

Taking into consideration that 2011 will be a pre-electoral year and that during 2012 El Salvador will be in full presidential campaign mode, President Mauricio Funes has said he will...

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