Globalisation: a matter of grey
A girl sits across from me on a train destined for Falmouth in Cornwall on the English South West Coast Path, with an assortment of luggage surrounding her feet. She is travelling from somewhere far away. She watches a movie with what seems to have Korean and French […]
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Music and Medicine: A global NGO fundraiser to save lives in Egypt.
Let’s face it- healthcare is not the top priority of many of our governments. At least in the Middle East, it certainly isn’t. Many patients in Egypt resort to private healthcare facilities for the abysmal state of public hospitals– that’s not to say that the private healthcare organization is not […]
Chinese highlights at the London Olympics
After the Olympic euphoria, London’s gigantic show has left us with mixed memories of well-rehearsed glorified races, gold medals and tears. Flags, fireworks and red sightseeing buses accompanied millions of spectators worldwide during the whole summer. Yet these fierce symbols of London’s Olympics also share another pecularity : they are […]
Does It Matter If Uganda Fails To Get A Medal At London 2012 Olympics?
The current lead article – The Olympics: A Tale of Two Worlds is asking if; “Do the Olympic Games provide a unique opportunity for us to come together on a level playing field, or are they just one more circumstance in which the differences between the developed and developing worlds […]
The Cultural Games: Africa at the Olympics 2012
Africa Village brings diverse African culture to London this summer. The world converges in London this year, with the Olympics acting as an extraordinary inter-cultural extravaganza. In parallel with the Olympics, a rally of cultures runs through the city. Despite heading to London to cheer on their countries, […]