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The New Scramble for Africa

Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin

By Thandi Winston

DAKAR, Feb 9 (TerraViva) – Some are calling it the second scramble for Africa – the growing appetite of external interests in securing huge tracts of land in Africa, displacing the small-scale farmers who form the backbone of the continent’s own food security. Continue Reading

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Lula and Wade in Opposite Corners

Posted on 08 February 2011 by admin

By Koffigan E. Adigbli

DAKAR, Feb 8 (TerraViva) – The liberal doctrines imposed on the world’s poorest countries no longer have a place in modern societies, says the former president of Brazil, Luiz In√°cio Lula da Silva. Continue Reading

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Lula et Wade, deux discours différents

Posted on 08 February 2011 by admin

Par Koffigan E. Adigbli

DAKAR, 8 f√©v (IPS/TerraViva) – L’ancien pr√©sident br√©silien Luiz In√°cio Lula da Silva a d√©clar√© lundi √† Dakar, aux c√īt√©s du chef de l‚ÄôEtat s√©n√©galais, Abdoulaye Wade, que les doctrines lib√©rales impos√©es aux pays les plus pauvres n‚Äôont plus leur place dans les soci√©t√©s modernes. Continue Reading

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Forum Opens With March Through Dakar

Posted on 07 February 2011 by admin

Activists from Senegal were joined by tens of thousands from around as they marched through the Senegalese capital to mark the opening of the World Social Forum.

Ebrima Sillah reports from Dakar.

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En route to Dakar

Posted on 05 February 2011 by admin

Thandi Winston gauges expectations of World Social Forum participants.

ActionAid Zambia‘s Kotutu Chimuka is attending her first World Social Forum; land rights are uppermost in her mind.

Sipho Theys, from the South Africa-based Action Support Centre believes it’s essential activists leave Dakar with a definite plan of action.

Pumi Mtetwa, who works with the Equality Project in Johannesburg is going to the WSF to build alliances to fight against growing homophobia in Africa.

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