Blogs I Follow
- Chang-Rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea is a readable dystopia that really pushes the reader to think hard
- Enjoyed Cynthia Ozick’s story “The Coast of New Zealand” in The New Yorker
- Boneland by Alan Garner
- Encadrement du responsable du centre multimédia de Houndé (CMH) sur les techniques de rédaction des livres pour enfants
- Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
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Category Archives: Sudan
I have not followed Sudan politics in over a decade, but I do follow Burkina Faso pretty closely, and in October 2014 long-time president Blaise Compaoré was ousted by street protests. Basically, regime insiders had to choose when to run, … Continue reading
Is it finally happening? A South African court issued an interim order on Sunday to prevent President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan, the only head of state wanted by the International Criminal Court on genocide charges, from leaving South Africa. … Continue reading
I have not been following this case at all, but this NY Times story, all about Iran, has this one sentence about Sudan: BNP was also doing business with Sudan at a time that the nation was operating a genocidal … Continue reading
I am not sure why this is not being more widely reported in the United States. A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death Thursday after she refused to recant her Christian faith, her lawyer … Continue reading
When Leslie and I were in Khartoum we bought and browsed extensively in the bookstores. At that time mostly English stuff, but as Arabic improved occasionally we purchased simple Arabic texts. On each successive visit, a bookstore would have closed. … Continue reading
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OK, nice hopeful video… one can imagine something different, but there is a place for this too.
The rickshaw dropped us off by the office. Across the street, a large truck was parked, with two police officers standing beside it, talking to a young woman dressed not unlike myself; Jeans, white round-neck top, black cardigan. While one … Continue reading
Following the AJOC meeting, several Ngok Dinka officials told UNISFA that they wanted to visit the Missiriya-occupied north of Abyei, including the area around Defra. A UNISFA convoy, including the head of mission, accompanied them. The convoy visited Tajalei, and … Continue reading