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Links tagged with “africa”

  1. Adam Shatz reviews ‘Congo’ by David Van Reybrouck · LRB 23 October 2014

    This stopped me… After a long account of decades of central African bloodshed, “the profits from ‘conflict minerals’ peaked [in 2000], fed by increased demand for mobile phones and the release of the Sony PlayStation 2.”David Van Reybrouck

  2. LRB · R.W. Johnson · Sudanitis

    On a Victorian exploration into Africa which required more than 2000 people.

  3. Johann Hari: You are being lied to about pirates - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent

    Interesting, regarding the “West” treating developing countries badly (dumping nuclear waste, catching their fish) and then beginning to suffer consequences. (via Boing Boing)

  4. SprogBlog: more than numbers

    My awesome friend Annie on a week shadowing a midwife in Uganda. In case you need to put your life in some perspective.

  5. World Geography Quizzes - Hundreds of Map Games

    Loads of very good educational map games for dumbos like me. (via Haddock)

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