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  1. Inspired out of Africa

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The CUHK group flew to Kampala, the capital of Uganda, then travelled north to visit the facilities supported by Watoto. The students helped locals to build a brick dormitory for students in one ...

  2. Make an effort to understand the real Africa

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Pearl Chan

    ... Pearl Chan, The Bishop Stranchan School The missing continent in our education... Oh, Africa, the country where all the poor children are. I donate money every now and then, but do I know anything about the people? Well, let's see. They were slaves... something about cotton plantations and underground railways. That's not Africa? Oh, you're right, ...

  3. White Gold

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... amusing, view of the tyrannical sultan, who ruled Morocco from 1672 to 1727. White Gold is a little about North Africa's trade in European slaves, some seized in raids along the English coast, ...

  4. 'Nation's friendliest town' split over Sudanese refugee families

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... in a conservative town like Tamworth, which is 600km north of Sydney. Australia's answer to Nashville, the town's annual country music festival, which starts on Friday, attracts 50,000 visitors ...

  5. Ethnic trouble strikes in Paris

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The Muslim population is growing in European countries. Many of the new arrivals are new immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East seeking a better life. They often ... by the deaths of two young of North Africans origin living on the outskirts of Paris who were electrocuted as they tried to hide from the police. The riots lasted almost three months, with angry youths ...

  6. New Territories child mortality 'rivals Africa'

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Hong Kong may be a first-world economy but some areas of the New Territories have a higher child mortality rate than Johannesburg's. According to UN and Census and Statistics Department data, between 17 ...

  7. The Slave Trade- The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... of oppression and compulsion', the Daily Telegraph's Max Harris says, and the traffic in slaves from Africa was merely an extreme manifestation of this belief. Hugh Thomas, former professor ... bibliography and index), The Slave Trade probes the commerce of slavery that began in the 15th century, when Portugal found not gold on the west coast of Africa but men and women. Spain opened up ...

  8. Michael Church In South Africa

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church There's no such thing as a quick pit stop during a road trip in South Africa, where all journeys need to include an allowance for conversation time. In a country where ... the years of apartheid. Bloemfontein lies at the heart of this community, serving as one of South Africa's administrative and judicial capitals and, for the World Cup, as one of nine host ...

  9. When a Crocodile Eats the Sun- A Memoir of Africa

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb When a Crocodile Eats the Sun- A Memoir of Africa by Peter Godwin Picador, HK$148 White Africans are a little like the Jews of Poland in 1939, says Peter Godwin's father, who turns out not to have been an 'Englishman' but a Pole who lost his family to the Holocaust. It's as if the circle is closing on him in Harare, where racism determines who ...

  10. Bush under pressure to offer Africa more than just promises

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... over the war in Iraq. Many feel a greater urgency exists in Africa to end conflicts, build democracy and alleviate hunger and disease. On the eve of his visit, Mr Bush defended the use ... Africa and a day each in Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria before returning to Washington on Saturday. Delivering a policy speech on the continent to a gathering of American and African business ...




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