Blogs I Follow
- Key leader in the Burkina Faso tri-border area interviewed about… how to spend lots of money!
- Who would have thought in other countries there is also demand for protectionism? Ghana’s footwear manufacturing industry
- Recent reading and viewing recommendations
- Great quote from Teju Cole, “Every Day is for the Thief” about markets!
- A most disturbing finding about ethnicity in Kenya
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Author Archives: mkevane
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
FAVL gets several anonymous donations a year and I have no idea who they are from… (they come from a fund or a bank). So let me say thank you right here! What’s intriguing about anonymous giving, and other behaviors … Continue reading
The largest baobabs have largely stood alone, bearing witness to history. Radiocarbon dating shows the oldest of these stout-trunked savannah trees have lived for upwards of 2,500 years, surviving the birth of Jesus, the Renaissance, two world wars, and the … Continue reading