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All Posts Tagged With: "Africa"

World Links: New Japanese Leader May Pull Out of Afghanistan, World Bank Warns of Climate Catastrophe

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 16th, 2009 | Comments

Time for School Series: Interview: Angelique Kidjo

Read the complete transcript of Aaron Brown's interview with Angelique Kidjo.

Sep 9th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Merkel “Deeply Regrets” Loss of Innocent Afghan Lives, Rains Displace 600,000 in Africa

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 8th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: NATO Airstrike in Afghanistan Kills 90, North Korea in Final Stages of Uranium Enrichment

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 4th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: World Mourns Senator Ted Kennedy; Dalai Lama to Visit Typhoon-stricken Taiwan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 27th, 2009 | Comments

Once Upon a Coup: History of Equatorial Guinea

Scroll through this interactive timeline to learn about Equatorial Guinea’s colonial past, transition to independence under a brutal dictator, and ongoing wealth disparity amid new oil revenue.

Aug 25th, 2009 | Comments

Once Upon a Coup: China’s Footprint in Africa

China has a voracious demand for resources that Africa possesses. Explore this interactive map to learn where China is extracting oil and minerals from the African continent.

Aug 25th, 2009 | Comments

Once Upon a Coup: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Equatorial Guinea.

Aug 25th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Ahmadinejad Begins Second Term, Pakistani Christians Close Schools Amid Mob Violence

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 3rd, 2009 | Comments

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The Market Maker: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of The Market Maker, about one woman's attempt to end famine in Ethiopia by starting the country's first commodities exchange.

Jul 27th, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Video: The Revolution that Wasn’t Enough

Roger Thurow explains how the Green Revolution helped end hunger in most of the world, but stopped short of Africa.

Jul 22nd, 2009 | Comments

“Africa’s Turn” for Economic Growth May Continue Amid Global Economic Crisis

Half a year into the global economic crisis, an economist tells WIDE ANGLE “there have been positive developments in the past ten years that should help African countries weather the storm.”

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

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Birth of a Surgeon: Full Episode

The 2009 update of Birth of a Surgeon captures one woman’s story on the frontlines of improving maternal mortality in Africa.

Jul 16th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Video: How Viewers Made A Difference

WIDE ANGLE viewer donations fund the purchase and installation of a new generator battery at the Rural Hospital of Manjacaze.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments
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