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The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained

November 3, 2019 at 3:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

On November 14th 2017, Zimbabwe military troops drove tanks into the capital city, Harare. “Military police on tank, this is happening in Harare. ” “Wow! It’s real guys, it is real.” They patrolled the streets, blocked access to government buildings, and took over the state television station to insist…. This is not a military takeover

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“The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained”

LOW-COST SCHOOLS, revolutionising education in AFRICA? – VisualPolitik EN

October 30, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Africa is a continent of challenges, great challenges. We’re talking about a continent that has begun a process of modernization, but there’s still a lot to do: Develop a true health network; boost industry, mechanize agriculture and, of course, respond to the enormous challenge of improving education. If we look at results from recent decades

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“LOW-COST SCHOOLS, revolutionising education in AFRICA? – VisualPolitik EN”

Urban Gardens in Ethiopia Help HIV-Affected Women

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Funded by PEPFAR USAID’s urban garden program provides skills such as preparing the soil, using drip technology, planting, harvesting, marketing, and selling produce. When I first joined the Urban Garden program I didn’t know anything about gardening. Now I know how to prepare land and plant vegetables. Kokebe Typa High School in Addis Ababa is

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“Urban Gardens in Ethiopia Help HIV-Affected Women”

Int’l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18

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Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to be discussing trade here, in the Indian Ocean. Oh, my globe had a globe! We’re gonna do some new-school history where we talk about a system instead of talking about individuals or some boring boring dynasty — no, Stan, not

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“Int’l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18”

Weak States | Model Diplomacy

October 6, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

There is no generally accepted or formal definition of a weak state, but the core concept is a country that is either unwilling or unable to perform the basic functions and responsibilities of a state. Typically, they mean the ability to control the territory that a state occupies; its borders; to monopolize the legitimate use

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“Weak States | Model Diplomacy”

Why I risked my life to expose a government massacre | Anjan Sundaram

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what does it mean to be a witness why is it important to bear witness to people suffering especially when those people are isolated from us and what happens when we turn away three years ago I traveled to the Central African Republic to report on its ongoing war I’d heard warnings of massacres in

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“Why I risked my life to expose a government massacre | Anjan Sundaram”

Congo and Africa’s World War: Crash Course World History 221

October 1, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today were going to talk about the Congo. Mr. Green! Mr.Green! We’re gonna to talk about the Conga? No, Me From the Past, you idiot, that is a dance. However, your epic, epic ignorance does indicate that perhaps we don’t do a particularly good

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“Congo and Africa’s World War: Crash Course World History 221”

Geography Now! CONGO (Democratic republic)

September 28, 2019 at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hey geograpeeps! Okay, let’s take a poll. Who here is old enough is remember when this country was named “Zaire”? Yeah? Alright, 90’s kids. Ah yeah! I feel so old. (Geography Now opening jingle) It’s time to learn geography… NOW! Hey everybody, we’ve reached our first set of twin countries the Congos and you’re in

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“Geography Now! CONGO (Democratic republic)”

Executive Training Programme for Junior Diplomats and Civil Service Officials from Africa

September 26, 2019 at 1:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

My name is Tambolo Sake Marie, I’m from Cameroon and I work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Department of Asia Affairs and Cooperation with the Islamic Organization. My name is Kevin Irandagiye, I am Burundi and I work for the African Union Commission in the Department of Administration. Being able to get

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“Executive Training Programme for Junior Diplomats and Civil Service Officials from Africa”