Blogs I Follow
- Stata tip: Doing something conditional on existence of a variable in the dataset, using a local
- Livres photos pour les bibliothèques, de International School of Ouagadougou (ISO)
- My Dad sends me to a Nigerian comedy web site… pretty good!
- Honey bees are essential for pollination karité trees in Burkina Faso
- Think twice before ordering your poulet grillé in Ouagadougou
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Author Archives: mkevane
Slavery and the slave trade was so complicated… 3 years as slaves in Suriname and then back to the Gold Coast
In May of 1746, slaving captain Christiaan Hagerop illegally captured ten Gold Coast canoe paddlers, seven of whom were free Africans from Elmina and Fante. Hagerop subsequently sailed to Suriname, where he sold the paddlers into slavery. To appease the … Continue reading
Apparent change in independence of national election commission (CENI) and the thorny question of how to organize voting for Burkinabè abroad. Au Burkina Faso, l’opposition se mobilise contre un projet de loi modifiant de code électoral…. La semaine dernière, les … Continue reading
Juana entered almost ten years later. In 1552 the princess, 17 at the time, married the heir to the Portuguese throne. When he died two years later, she returned to Spain. Young, beautiful, and aware of her royal position and … Continue reading
You see, I wrote, “basically” there which I think is what he meant. Fr. Sosa gave the opening address at the conference, which celebrated and encouraged the need for women’s voices to be heard in the church and in the … Continue reading
One of my favorite science fiction authors is Robert Reed. His “great ship” series of novellas and stories I found fantastic, and he has lots of other good stuff. But Sister Alice was a mess, at times virtually unreadable. I’d … Continue reading