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Malawi: Stemming the Tide of Health Worker Migration

January 26, 2012 by

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Malawi: Stemming the Tide of Health Worker Migration By Mary O’Neil 13 December 2011 The British Medical Journal issued a report last month (Nov. 2011) estimating that nine African countries have lost $2 billion worth of investment in training and educating doctors who have subsequently migrated abroad. It needn’t be this way. Doctors, nurses and other […]

When Africans Pray and Do Not Watch

January 26, 2012 by

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-When Africans Pray and Do Not Watch: (excerpted) by Chika Ezeanya @ www.chikaforafrica.wordpress.com Any prayer that leaves 100% responsibility for its fulfillment to God is an irresponsible prayer. Africans are won’t to resort to the supernatural, “leaving everything in the hands of God” while refusing to think and believe that they are to be used […]

SPARKLING KINGS AND QUEENS

January 25, 2012 by

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SPARKLING KINGS AND QUEENS   Swirling, dropping their fruit to their seeds daily To continue educating them of all life’s situations Instilling  within them the importance of truth and that justice is not always prevailing to them Yet, they are to stand with their eyes looking forward and off the ground  SPARKLING KINGS AND QUEENS […]

I’m Feeling You, Too

January 25, 2012 by

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I’m Feeling You, Too. I’m hearing and feeling the message of your heart making its way to mine through the warm breaths of life and love that flow from your nostrils and across my face. I’m feeling you, too. Through warm, moist, luscious lips becoming one with mine, and the taking of my tongue into […]

I FEEL YOU

January 17, 2012 by

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By Rhonda M. Whaley Smith, © January 2012 . . . Windows of Life 1837  I FEEL YOU   All in my mind and all on my thighs   I FEEL YOU   My heart is open to you Far wider than my legs can stretch   As the day nears to an end, I […]

“Grossly Rotten Schools” and Our Internal Dysfunctions Undermine Our Children’s Education

January 17, 2012 by

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By Bro. Mxolisi  “Probably the most unfair thing that happens to Blacks is the grossly rotten schools they attend. Often, fraudulent high school diplomas are conferred that certify they can read, write and compute at the 12th- grade level when in fact they can’t perform at the seventh-or-eighth-grade level. . . .” The foregoing words […]

Democracy: Which Way for the Youth (of Africa)?

January 11, 2012 by

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  The following is excerpted from an AfricanExecutive.com article, 01/11/2012. By Caren Wakoli,  a consultant on matters of youth and governance.  What is an African youth supposed to perceive of democracy, elections and diversity in a continent where elections mean civil war, pain and suffering, displaced populations, women and children confined to camps of Internally […]