Category Archive: Africa

Apr 25 2014

HIV/AIDS denialism at the University of London’s School of Oriental And African Studies

University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies has a little blurb on its website. “It’s unique but incredibly inclusive, everyone fits in somewhere”.

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Apr 13 2014

Witch-Hunter Apostle in the UK

We have written about Helen Ukpabio before. For those who are unaware of this issue? Culture and Religion sometimes intermingle in unexpected ways. We often don’t realise how the adoption of a new idea will work. Sometimes you get curry, the combination of new world ingredients and asian spices. Sometimes you get Witchhunters.

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Mar 23 2014

A Second Rwanda

“I cannot help thinking that if the Central African Republic were not a poor country hidden away in the heart of Africa, the terrible events that have taken place and continue to take place would have stimulated a far stronger and more dynamic reaction by the outside world. How many more children have to be decapitated, …

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Jan 01 2014

Violence in Africa

There is a war in Africa, we don’t really pay much attention but there is one. And the conflict has taken a slight turn for the worse.

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Dec 02 2013

Central African Republic – Religious Warfare

“If you are not gone by 8 o’clock tomorrow morning we will come back and shoot you and burn down the mission, You are making this a religious war” This was the threat made by about a dozen armed fighters from the Muslim faction who rolled up to the Catholic mission in their technical. There …

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Nov 21 2013

Joseph Kony May Face Justice

The Central African Republic is currently negotiating the terms of Joseph Kony who was the leader of the Christian Militia group called the Lord’s Resistance Army. Wishing to forge a “Christian Uganda” based on the 10 commandments, he and his LRA waged a brutal civil war which helped destabilise the region. He is wanted by …

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Feb 13 2013

Be Loud, Be Angry, Be Visible

TW – Rape

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Nov 08 2012

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom – Rachel’s Water

I am a big fan of Russel Howard’s Good News (It’s a british comedy show) and every episode ends with something good. News generally is just horrible things. Good things rarely make the news. And for all my rants about various really sad issues and about idiots who think ignorance is an equal viewpoint to …

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Mar 03 2012


We often joke about witchcraft. Whether it be us laughing at the sheer silliness of modern witchcraft in wicca or satanists or laughing at the ideas a lot of people have about Harry Potter. To us witches are a joke. But in vast parts of Africa where traditional belief in witches is mixed with the …

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Oct 18 2011

What a Rush

Trolling or Ignorance? Rush Limbaugh yet again shows us why he simply is an appalling human being by not even doing the most basic of research about the LRA which is a horrid christian milita based on child soldiers, rape and slavery. Is it too much to expect him to just check on wikipedia before he says …

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