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The 10-day good news challenge

It doesn’t take a depressive episode these days to realize that the world is screwed up. If I was writing this post in French I would use the words bâclé, foiré, mêlé, magané, fucké, bousillé, à l’envers. Economic inequality at its highest … Continue reading

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It’s that time of the year again!

It’s time for a year in review post! For me, especially compared to the last three years, it’s been a relatively bloody boring year (this blog started as a travel blog, remember). I got back from Haiti just in time … Continue reading

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À coups de machette pour trouver l’enfant

Un reportage invraisemblable par ma collègue de promo, actuellement à Kinshasa, qui a passé la dernière semaine à Goma (Est de la RDC). Avertissement: Pas pour ceux qui trouvent le gout de la réalité trop amer.

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#EverydaySexism à la sauce burundaise

“I feel like meat here.” – Canadian female friend, anti-sexual assault campaigner, intern at local NGO I love this country, but a paradise for working women, it isn’t. Those who know me, know that gender discrimination is something I easily … Continue reading

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Rwanda Reflections: You can’t buy pride

Say what you want about Rwandan president Paul Kagame . He’s certainly no saint, a Machiavellian military man to the end; politics and information are under the almost-complete control of his people. But he’s given Rwandans one thing at least, … Continue reading

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