Archive for December, 2014

AGNI Online: A Nairobi Story of Coming and Going by A. Igoni Barrett

Source: www.bu.edu

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New Statesman | From Africa to Kent: following in the footsteps of migrants

The guardians of Fortress Europe are fighting a lost battle: poor migrants will always try to find a better life for themselves, or die in the attempt. Daniel Trilling traces their steps, from the Middle East and Africa to the Kent countryside.

Source: www.newstatesman.com

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The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Time and Gave Rise to the Modern Tyranny of the Clock

How the invisible hand of the clock powered the Industrial Revolution and sparked the Information Age.

While we appreciate it in the abst

Source: www.brainpickings.org

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A Mystery on the Mountain of Pain

A Troubled Region in Turkey, a Missing Climber, and the Elusive Quest for Noah’s Ark

Source: roadsandkingdoms.com

So much has been said about Ararat….

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How Glenn Close’s father became Mobutu’s personal doctor

Curtis Abraham tells the story of how Dr William T. Close, the father of the Hollywood actress Glenn Close, became the doctor of the Congolese president, Mobutu Sese Seko, and how Mobutu’s largesse rubbed off in paying for the wedding of Dr Close’s now famous actress daughter.

Source: newafricanmagazine.com

Africa is Africa…….

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