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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Africa - World's Begging Bowl (via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views)

33.5 to 78 million?

By Kevin Myers Irish Independent News No! It will not do. Even as we see African states refusing to take action to restore something resembling civilisation in Zimbabwe, the begging bowl for Ethiopia is being passed around to us, yet again. It is nearly 25 years since Ethiopia's (and Bob Geldof's) famous Feed The World campaign, and in that time Ethiopia's population has grown from 33.5 million to 78 million today. So why on earth should I do any … Read More

via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views

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