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Reading Naipaul in Africa

The rage that made Naipaul’s character monstrous purified his prose and clarified his vision, enabling him to see what a generation of other writers, safe in the centers of power, missed. first read V. S. Naipaul before knowing anything about him-I came under the spell of his prose before I knew not to like him.…

Immunisation with rVSV-ZEBOV was given to front-line health workers to provide them with additional protection — a tactic that has been repeated in the latest outbreak. AFP PHOTO WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, visiting the area, on Sunday called for “free and secure access” for health workers, the agency said in a statement. Source…

[ISS] Successful conflict management is hard to find anywhere these days – and often least so in Central Africa. It is all the more important then to look at recent developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and acknowledge that domestic opposition, coupled with regional and international pressures, successfully steered President Joseph Kabila…