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What America gets for its dollars — and its culpability — in Africa

Guest Commentary: Helen Epstein I teach and write about public health in Africa. For years, something about Uganda stumped me. Since 2000, health services have improved in most African countries, but Uganda’s progress lags. Yet Uganda has a remarkable medical history. Well before colonial times, the Baganda, Uganda’s largest tribe, could distinguish plague from smallpox;

Al Mariam’s Daily Haiku Verses

9/20/15 A great nation falls Like leaves from a maple tree A fool Trump-ets victory.                 Al Mariam’s (new) Daily Haiku 9/21/15 Benighted leaders Enlighten America? It’s darkness at noon. Al Mariam’s (new) Daily Haiku 9/22/15 Ben-jamin’ Carson Benjamin Nut-anyahu Two autumn peas in a po(n)d. Al Mariam’s (new) Daily Haiku 9/23/15 Pope Francis the

በአፍሪካ ውስጥ በቅዠት የሚባንኑት እነማን ይሆኑ ?

ፕሮፌሰር ዓለማየሁ ገብረማርያም ትርጉም ከነጻነት ለሃገሬ ታላላቅ የአፍሪካ መሪዎች ህልም አላቸው፡፡ ቀሪዎቹ በቅዠት የተሞሉ ናቸው፡፡ በቅርቡ የአፍሪካ መሪዎች ቢያንስ በአፍሪካ ህብረት ስልጣን ያላቸውና የእነርሱ ጋሻ ጃግሬዎች ስለህግ ልዕልና፣ ስለዘር ማደን (ማሳደድ) የማያቋርጡ አስደንጋጭ የቅዠት ሪፖርቶች በገፍ እያቀረቡ ነው:: ቅዠታቸዉም የፍትህ ጎራዴ ስያሳድዳቸው በላብ ተጠምቀው ከንቅልፍ ይነቃሉ:: ፕሬዚዳንት ኡሁሩ ኬንያታ እንደ ታይም መጽሔት አገላለጽ “የኬንያውአንደኛ ሀብታም