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To Defeat Boko Haram, Nigeria Needs Global Aid

To Defeat Boko Haram, Nigeria Needs Global Aid

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The world must look to Boko Haram as a challenge and a threat to stability everywhere, not just in West Africa.

Whit Spring/Summer 2016

Whit Spring/Summer 2016

By Nynalia Urbieta, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Fashion Week

Whit Spring/Summer 2016

Harry’s Take: Africa requires more economic aid

Harry’s Take: Africa requires more economic aid

April 14, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

After two years of declining world aid, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released new figures on April 8 demonstrating that aid had reached a record high in 2013 and increased by over 6.1 percent. In the face of what appears to be a gratifying headline, beneath the surface lies ...

India leads by example with vaccinations

India leads by example with vaccinations

February 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last month, India celebrated a milestone for the nation. For the past three years, India has not had a single case of polio, making the country officially polio-free. This is a landmark achievement for both the Indian government and the volunteers who have promoted the benefits of vaccinations and di...

Potential for investment in Africa

Potential for investment in Africa

March 8, 2013


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When the imperialist nations of Europe sought their riches, they first headed to the West and East Indies, exploiting the indigenous and ransacking the lands of their abundant wealth. They were profitable for many generations until revolutions ignited throughout the continents, and what became large...

Collaborative exhibit compares classical and contemporary African archives

November 8, 2012


Filed under Features

When faced with the established portrayal of traditional Africa throughout history, how are contemporary Africans to change their representation? Their quest invites contemplation of what contemporary Africa is, a question that a series of exhibitions at the Walther Collection in Chelsea seeks to answer. Currently...