Great Minds

As many of the readers of this blog know, I am in Dakar because I am engaged in human rights and development praxis around Senegal’s Gender Parity Act. My big project has been to launch the 4th World Initiative’s first major program–financing innovative solutions for bridging the gap between controversial human rights legislation in Senegal […]

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Introducing Yerim Sow

So.

I found a cat limping under Baye Camara’s car on Monday. He clearly wanted to get across the street, but could not.

That was enough for me.

Since I’ve been here, I’ve been resisting the urge to kidnap kittens and love them, but due to recent events, my anti-catlady-defenses have been down, and now I am Yerim Sow’s mother.

Isn’t he lovely? Rafetna torop. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10100519321706955&l=5324897960984286711

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Does Karim Wade’s arrest mean “the time when one could pillage public goods is gone” in Senegal

Originally posted on Africa is a Country:
Karim Wade, the son of octogenarian ex-president Abdoulaye Wade, has been sitting in a central Dakar prison for nearly a month as he awaits trial for corruption charges. The younger Wade was arrested and formally charged with illicit enrichment after an investigation revealed that he amassed $1.4 billion…

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