Category Archives: sub-Saharan Africa

Slavery is not dead: DEATH to slavery!!!

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article … Continue reading

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A billion people are facing starvation!

If you are reading this post, I assume you would not have experienced starvation in your life. Certainly not prolonged starvation that has been forced on you by economic circumstances. But do you know how many people on this planet … Continue reading

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Africa, awake, arise and act! (Part 1)

African leaders have warned that the lingering global financial crisis coupled with the collapse of talks on a world trade agreement could hinder the United Nations’ campaign to improve life for hundreds of millions of the world’s poorest. Africa, despite … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, agriculture, aid, China, civil wars, colonisation, corruption, crime, destitution, development, dictators, disease, Earth, Earthlings, economic exploitation, economic terrorists, economics, economy, exploitation, famine, farmers, farmers' suicides, farming, hope, Horn of Africa, human rights, humanity, India, international aid, Japan, malnutrition, Millenium Development Goals (MDG), mineral wealth, minerals, multi-national corporation, news, oil, oil reserves, politics, poverty, predatory corporations, random, Sahara desert, slavery, starvation, sub-Saharan Africa, subsistence farming, the E.U., the IMF, the U.N., the World Bank, the WTO, thoughts, thugs, tuxedoed thugs, U.S., wars | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Madiba

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, popularly known as Madiba in South Africa, turned 90 on July 18. Read more about him in this link. Madiba on a stamp issued by the former USSR . . . the 10 kopeck (1 rouble = … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, AIDS, apartheid, democracy, disparity, Earth, Earthlings, equality, fraternity, freedom, hero, history, HIV, hope, human rights, humanity, justice, liberty, life, Madiba, Nelson Mandela, Nobel Prize, politics, poor, poverty, random, revolutions, rich, rights, society, South Africa, struggle, sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S.S.R., thoughts, Truth, Ubuntu, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Patents versus Patients! (Part 2)

I am writing the second part of one of my previous posts titled Patents versus Patients! after a long time. The Indian courtrooms are witnessing a series of battles that are going to determine the fate of millions of Earthlings … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, AIDS, battle, blindness, Brazil, cancer, Chennai, China, crime, death, disease, Doctors Without Borders, drugs, Earth, Earthlings, health, HIV, human rights, humanity, income, India, justice, killers, law, life, Médecins Sans Frontières, medicines, MSF, news, NGO, patents, poor, rights, sadism, science, society, South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, technology, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments