Posts tagged ‘africa’

Two Random Thoughts After a Busy Moroccan Thursday

The best name in the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations is unquestionably Junior Agogo. I watched Junior and his Ghanaian teammates lose 1-0 to Cameroon, who…

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Something Just Occurred To Me…

I just got an email which finished with “Go Giants!” The Super Bowl is today, isn’t it? I don’t even know who’s playing. The Giants, apparently,…

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77 Police Officers, One Car

I recently listened to yet another great BBC radio documentary. Africa’s Cocaine Coast tells a story I hadn’t heard before about drug trafficking in Africa: Ranked…

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The Unlikely Problem of Obesity in the Developing World

I can’t say enough about these BBC World Service radio documentaries. Each one is fascinating, in-depth and articulate. They come from all over the world (the…

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Weirdest Email Exchange of the Month

SHEREEF: hello and how are you doing this is Mr Agdar [name changed] and i would like to order some flowers from your shop to my…

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