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Seguir em frente com esperanças renovadas

Posted on 12 February 2011 by admin

Por Correspondentes da IPS

Kutoka kwa: Abdullah Vawda/IPS

Marcha nas ruas de Dacar. Crédito: Abdullah Vawda/IPS

Dacar, Senegal, 11/2/2011 (IPS/TerraViva) – Começou com uma marcha pelas ruas de Dacar, cresceu com o chamado de uma nova era global e está terminando com o desafio para os ativistas de levar esse clamor além dos corredores do Fórum Social Mundial (FSM). Continue Reading

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Marching On With Renewed Hope

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

By IPS Correspondents

DAKAR, Feb 11 (TerraViva) – It started with a march through the streets of Dakar, grew with calls for a new global era and is ending with a challenge to activists to take the call for global change beyond the World Social Forum into the world. Continue Reading

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Thousands Pledge Support for People of Egypt and Tunisia

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

By Thandi Winston

DAKAR, Feb 11 (TerraViva) – Delegates attending the WSF in Dakar have affirmed their support and active solidarity with the people of Tunisia, Egypt and the Arab world. Continue Reading

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África ante el espejo

Posted on 11 February 2011 by editor

La marcha inaugural en las calles de Dakar. Crédito: Isolda Agazzi/IPS

Por Isolda Agazzi

DAKAR, 10 feb (IPS) – Aunque con menos participación que en años anteriores, el Foro Social Mundial (FSM) que se lleva a cabo en Dakar sirve a activistas de toda África para conocer de cerca la situación que viven sus pares en diversas partes de este amplio y diverso continente. Continue Reading

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Wanawake na Watoto wa ‘Afrika’ Ni Waathirika Wakuu wa Migogoro

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Na Thandi Winston

DAKAR, Feb 11 (TerraViva) – Mmoja wa mabinti wanaoongoza Afrika na mwanaharakati wa haki za wanawake, mwanazuoni wa Nigeria Amina Mama anasema wanamgambo wanaopigana wanaenea hasa katika nchi za Sierra Leone na Liberia. Anasema vita na migogoro inaathiri wanawake ambao ni rahisi kuathirika pamoja na watoto wao. Continue Reading

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«Que tous ceux qui veulent combattre le capitalisme soient solidaires»

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Souleymane Faye s’entretient avec BOUBACAR BUUBA DIOP, un des facilitateurs du comité d’organisation du Forum social mondial de Dakar.

DAKAR, 11 fév (IPS/TerraViva) – Boubacar Buuba Diop, professeur d’histoire à l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, affirme que la crise économique, financière et écologique actuelle est une conséquence du système capitaliste. Continue Reading

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‘Link Hands in Practical Actions’

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Nnimmo Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey, the executive director of Friends of the Earth, hopes that this year’s World Social Forum will prove more than a talk shop.

“A great space for people to meet, for people to share ideas. Now we have to leave here with concrete ideas to take the struggle to the grassroots and amplify them. And globalise them,” he says.

“The harder we struggle, the quicker we’ll get the solution. We don’t have time to waste.”

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Time to Focus on Job Creation

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Ebrima Sillah interviews KWASI ADU-AMANKWAH, secretary general of the International Trade Union Confederation for Africa

The trade unionist says the continent’s workers faced serious problems long before the current world financial crisis and it is time for the continent to focus squarely on job creation.

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Les mouvements paysans africains opposés aux pesticides

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Par Koffigan E. Adigbli

DAKAR, 11 f̩v (IPS) РLes mouvements paysans africains pr̩f̬rent le mod̬le traditionnel de production agricole, sans pesticides, ainsi que le syst̬me de petites exploitations familiales. Continue Reading

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‘Mulheres e crianças africanas são as principais vítimas dos conflitos’

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Por Thandi Winston

DACAR, Senegal, 10/2/2011 (IPS/TerraViva) – Uma das líderes feministas e filha da África, a estudiosa nigeriana Amina Mama disse que o militarismo está à espreita, principalmente em países como Serra Leoa e Libéria. Ela diz que a guerra e os conflitos estão afetando especialmente as mulheres e as crianças, que são vulneráveis. Continue Reading

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