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There are 4 comments on Into Africa

  1. I am truly inspired by all your efforts. I realize that there are unfairness cannot be exterminated , like difference between contries and difference between status even in the same society. Neverthless, I truly believe that is what we should work for. :)

  2. It is fascinating to see these succeful people and doing a great job which they like. Thanks Lara for sharing this promising article that eventually will bring equality between countries.

  3. Like the others, I applaud the efforts of these research students and congratulate them for their efforts in opening up Africa to BU and beyond. Obviously, these reports cover just a tiny part of the population and ongoing life and activities of this great continent and would like to recommend reading beyond cultural programs and activities into ongoing socio-economic and technological developments across the Fifty-four (54) independent countries with emphasis on the sub-Sahara region. This will help provide a bit of a balanced projection whenever the continent comes under the radar view of the reading public and particularly, students and their professors.
    Once again, kudos to the young researchers for writing.

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  4. While there is no question that we need to reach out to africa and welcome them into the world’s science and economy, I am skeptical of these “research” programs. I think they only serve the researchers (I mean, that’s why they are doing this: to get tenure, get more grants, etc.) and have little to no impact on the people they are studying. In that sense, it’s just another way for everyone else to exploit the people of africa as has been the case for centuries.

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