The importance of research in a university- Mahmood Mamdani

Thu, 2011-06-09 14:59
Submitted by motho

Taken from:

Mahmood Mamdani:

My remarks will be more critical than congratulatory. I will focus more on the challenge we face rather than the progress we have made. My focus will also be limited, to the Humanities and the Social Sciences rather than to the Sciences, to postgraduate education and research rather than to underdgraduate education.

South Africa:The Secrecy Bill: Speak Now or Forever be Gagged

Thu, 2011-06-09 14:46
Submitted by motho

A good piece by R2K's Dale McKinley.

People can sign on to the R2K Secrecy Bill statement here:

By Dale T. McKinley from

Korea Climate justice group Rejects hosting COP18

Thu, 2011-06-09 14:41
Submitted by motho

News from Bonn; Germany.

Senegal: more 10 demonstrators arrested by the police in Dakar

Wed, 2011-05-11 01:15
Submitted by Sekouba

The Thursday 10 May, more 10 militants of senegalese parti APR are been arrested by the police in the Parcelles Assainies districk in Dakar. They were demonstrating front of the prefecture calling the registration of more 1 million youth who got the age to vote. They have accused the government to refuse those young to have the right to vote next year in election presidential .They have determined to fight to allow them to get their identities cards . Here his Biram Faye , the coordinator of the APR youth said that the ruling parti PDS try to keep the power .

Senegal: Minister of Justice resign

Tue, 2011-05-10 15:14
Submitted by Sekouba

n office since June 2010, Cheikh Tidiane Sy, Minister of Justice of Senegal, resigned Friday, May 6, 2011. cnsidered as one of the hawks in the PDS (ruling party) and faithful lieutenant of Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade. The government has not delivered yet the details of his departure. Observers believe that his resignation

Sénégal:Le Ministre de la justice demissionne

Tue, 2011-05-10 15:09
Submitted by Sekouba

En poste depuis juin 2010, Cheikh Tidiane Sy, ministre de la Justice du Sénégal, a demissioné le vendredi 6 mai 2011. Considéré jusque là comme un des faucons du PDS ( parti au pouvoir) et fidèle lieutenant du président sénégalais, Abdoulaye Wade, . Le gouvernement n’a pas livré pour l’instant les détails de son départ. Les observateurs pensent que sa démission aurait dû bien se produire au lendemain du communiqué télévisé à la veille du 19 mars dernier la célébration de l'arrivée de Wade au Pouvoir ou les partis politiques avaient décidés de manifester contre le regime.

11th anniversary of the President Wade's power: demonstration against the senegalese policy

Sun, 2011-03-20 00:06
Submitted by Sekouba

This Saturday 19 March is the 11th anniversary of the President Wade Power. This morning on 10 am the Benno Siggil Senegal, the coalition of the 14 politic parties, some radical journalists lead by the Director of the Walfadjiri Medias groups and some sellers are demonstrating in the independence place not far from the presidential palace. The majority of the demonstrators are in the red dresses which mean the disagreement against the authorities. They police is in the stand by and trying to avoid them to move on toward the palace.

leaders of the Y en Marre on stage

Sat, 2011-03-19 23:54
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Senegal: participants movement Y en Marre

Sat, 2011-03-19 23:49
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