“You can't say that our neighbours are more intelligent than us, but they have had forthright leaders who have maintained the basis of a modern administration system and laid the foundations of an educational system which gives their citizens the means to take on international competition.”
Latest posts by Carol Osborne
27 October 2012
Under the slogan “You are not a loan, you are not alone”, Occupy Wall Street's “Strike Debt” group is aiming to inject life into a resistance movement against debt repayment. The operation is gaining worldwide support, and could very well revive the protest movement Occupy Wall Street which was born a year ago.
13 September 2012
19 October 2011
“The televised debate between (presidential candidates) Hollande and Aubry showed us that, for the most part, the Socialist Party shares the opinions of the right on foreign policy,” writes [fr] the blog Le Petit Blanquiste, for whom the positions of the Socialist Party on Afganistan, Palestine, Iran, nuclear strategy and arms, and ex-colonial French Africa demonstrate a continuation of an “imperialist policy”.
18 October 2011
The blog Le Petit Blanquiste recounts [fr] the peaceful demonstration by Algerians in Paris, on 17 October 1961, which was suppressed in blood, and the media reactions of the time. After 50 years of near silence, there are emerging signs of an admission of fault.
10 September 2011
Ntrjack writes [fr] in his blog: “So the youth of Cameroon have discovered the gold mine of the free Internet and everyone now wants to go online using multimedia telephones, which are getting more and more common. This in theory is not possible, because the operators restrict access, but crafty sorts are making great efforts to get around all the barriers.”
5 August 2011
The CEO or RTI ( Ivorian Radio and Television), Pascal Brou Aka, has been ousted from his post by the President of the Republic Alassane Dramane Ouattare. This decision was apparently taken for reasons including the lack of coverage of the President's return from his US visit and surprises a great number of Ivorian internet users. Is Pascal Brou Aka's independence the reason for the firing ? Kanigui investigates: