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  • We got scolded by a Ghanaian nun, and we had it coming

    We got scolded by a Ghanaian nun, and we had it coming

    Why do tragedies in America and Europe get coverage, but even bigger tragedies other places aren’t even mentioned? The people of Africa and other non-western countries want the international media to cover their news, both good and bad. If consumers gave strong signs of interest and clamor for these stories, producers would provide them.

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  • African prelate says answer to Muslim/Christian divide is democracy

    African prelate says answer to Muslim/Christian divide is democracy

    Despite heading a diocese in a region of northern Nigeria known as a Boko Haram stronghold, Bishop Matthew Kukah insists that there is no real Muslim/Christian divide in his country, and that clashes perceived as religious are generally a ‘cover’ for the government’s failure to foster a genuine democracy in the country.

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  • Vatican’s top African challenges Trump to think globally

    Vatican’s top African challenges Trump to think globally

    Arguably the most important African in the Vatican today, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, head of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human development, says Trump is caught in a conflict of values on immigration — does pursuing an ‘insular’ version of American security, he asks, really contribute to making the world safer?

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