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July 22 2021 Edition

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EDITOR’S NOTE: HAPPINESS, UNCERTAINTY AND SADNESS THAT COME WITH CHANGE

Jul
16
By Editor

Space TravelThe July issue is dedicated to change. In the May issue, I thought that with the availability of the COVID-19 vaccines, happy days were almost here again. Unfortunately, that was wishful thinking because the pandemic is still wreaking havoc in many places; India had not yet seen its worst case in May and June. 

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LOOKING BACK FROM THE YEAR 2250

Jul
17
By Jonathan Power, an international weekly columnist on foreign affairs.

Welcome to Year 2250In 1776 Adam Smith published his “Wealth of Nations” which has guided economists and political thinkers ever since. It marks the start of the Industrial Revolution that began in Britain and then spread throughout most of the world. That was 245 years ago.

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INDIGENOUS AND MODERN MEDICINES ARE NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE

Jul
17
By Okot Nyormoi, a retired cancer biologist and editor

African Traditional MedicinesLast November, I published an article titled, “The impact of COVID-19 on science in Africa” in which I shared some positive impacts of the virus at a time that Africa had not yet experienced the full effect of the pandemic. It is now nine months later and so it is pertinent to check on the progress or lack thereof.

 

 

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MY DAM, MY WHY, MY DIGNITY

Jul
17
By Mekdelawit Messay Deribe, a Ph.D. student, Florida International University, mekdelawitmessay@gmail.com.

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Why does Africa’s forerunner project, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) inspire, motivate, and enamor its supporters so much? What is it about the GERD that resonates with us, moves us so deeply that we give from the little that we have, stand by it with our heads held high in the face of fierce powers, and show it a loyalty so deep it even inspires others to stand with us? 

 

 

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DENMARK WANTS TO OUTSOURCE THE ENTIRE ASYLUM PROCESS TO AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Jul
17
By Ocaya p’Ocure, a social affairs and political commentator

Danish ParliamentThe proposed new Danish immigration policy is to receive zero refugees.  The idea sounds insane, but if Denmark succeeds in making it work, it could be the future of Europe’s immigration policy. In the last few days, the Folketing–Danish Parliament will decide whether to adopt the Social Democratic government’s very radical proposal, which has already incurred the wrath of the UN, Save the Children Fund and Amnesty International.

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LOVE BLOOMS ON THE DREAM CAMPUS

Jul
17
By John Otim, creative writer, novelist

Blooming LoveIt was there in the mating songs of the birds. It was there in the air you breathed. You felt lucky to be alive in the world. It was just the kind of night in which true love whispers. Call me! Just call my name.

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