Dalai Lama Scandal explained, Desmond Tutu

The Dalai Lama, left, sits with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, of South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 prior to speaking at the University of Washington in Seattle. Photograph: Indian Country Today Network Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu chose not to beg the South African government to grant a visa to His Holiness the Dalai Lama to enable his friend and fellow Nobel Peace Laureate to attend the Nobel Summit scheduled to be held in Cape Town this month, Reverend Mpho Tutu, Executive Director of … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates Africa’s Top 10 luxury city breaks!

Top 10 luxury city breaks in Africa Africa is a continent well known for its vast plains and amazing wildlife, but perhaps less recognised for its potential as an urban getaway. African cities, though, are worthy destinations in their own right and here we round-up 10 of the best African city breaks and hope they might give you an insight into an often overlooked aspect to this wonderful continent. Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Overlooking the inviting waters of the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Africa’s Wealth: Building Businesses for Shared Prosperity

FACILITATING BUSINESS AND MARKET CREATION NOT ONLY GENERATES INCOME, BUT ALSO BASIC GOODS, SERVICES AND CHOICES, WITH IMPORTANT IMPLICATIONS FOR EACH OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS. (PHOTO: UNDP BURUNDI) Cape Town – Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today. “Realizing Africa's Wealth - Building … [Read more...]

Avaaz: Stop 'Corrective Rape' — let's reach 1 million‏

Wow! Nearly 700,000 of us have take action to stop 'corrective rape' and activists in South Africa have forced the government into talks. Let's urgently reach a million and ramp up the pressure for concrete action — click below to sign and forward this email to everyone: Take Action! Dear friends, ‘Corrective rape’, the vicious practice of raping lesbians to ‘cure’ their sexuality, is becoming a crisis in South Africa. Activists on the ground are risking their lives to stop this brutal … [Read more...]

Avaaz – STOP `Corrective Rape`: TAKE ACTION!

‘Corrective rape’, the vicious practice of raping lesbians to ‘cure’ their sexuality, is becoming a crisis in South Africa. But brave activists are calling on the world to help stop these heinous Hate Crimes -- and finally the government is beginning to respond. Let's support them. Sign the petition and send it to friends! Millicent Gaika was bound, strangled, tortured and raped for five hours by a man who crowed that he was ‘curing’ her of her lesbianism. She barely survived, but she is … [Read more...]

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