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Thinking Aloud: Learning the Right Lessons from Gambia

Feb. 1, 2017 by Darius  Two weeks ago, Yahya Jammeh, the man who had ruled the small West African nation of Gambia with an iron fist for the last 22 years, boarded a plane and flew into exile.  Jammeh’s departure … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “In Senegal, Imams Decry Family Planning”

“In Senegal, Imams Decry Family Planning” The Washington Post, Mar. 16, 2014, p.A10 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/family-planning-program-in-senegal-drawn-into-conflict-with-religious-leaders/2014/03/15/8c33b692-860e-11e3-b85b-b305db87fb90_story.html “From the corner of his family’s bustling courtyard, El Hadji Fally Diallo looked out approvingly at his large extended family.  Several women with babies on their … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “France Joins Fight Against Mali Islamists, Hollande Says”

“France Joins Fight Against Mali Islamists, Hollande Says” France 24, Jan. 11, 2013 http://www.france24.com/en/20130111-france-hollande-prepared-intervene-mali-islamists-un-military-au “French troops are backing the Malian army’s counter-offensive against Islamist rebels who control the country’s north, President François Hollande confirmed on Friday.  ‘French army forces supported Malian … Continue reading

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