George, with his wife, children, sister and mother, embarked for Africa
, some few weeks after.
He studied at Oxford University and the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and helped prepare the Synod for Africa
In Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group II reported, "The historical climate record for Africa
shows warming of approximately 0.
And I'll never forget, he talked about love of Africa, passion for Africa
Over time, I discovered that my affection and respect for Africa
actually deepened as I witnessed people around the continent holding on to their dignity and hope despite the profound turmoil around them.
A sustainable vaccine program for Africa
is needed to prevent future epidemics.
In the late nineteenth century bacteriology, a science that posited a magic bullet solution for infection, had given medicine an unparalleled reputation of effectiveness as Europeans justified the Scramble for Africa
in altruistic ways, claiming that they were bringing "civilized" medicine to the lethal "Dark Continent.
Maxwell had moved to PWRDF's new regional desk for Africa
For a description of these events, see Thomas Pakenham's The Scramble for Africa
They claim that they should not have to pick up the tab for Africa
and other poor countries, that reducing prices for poor countries will lower prices in wealthier ones, and that developing countries lack adequate medical facilities and will be inclined to misuse the medications--leading to drug resistance.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (Democrat--California) tried to make cheaper drugs for Africa
part of the proposed African trade bill, but Congress removed the provision.
In other words, Cheri Samba takes his work as a metaphor for Africa
and proposes a militant action through art to reappropriate it.
It is possible to envisage South Africa's social reform, democratic pluralism, and (hoped-for) stability providing a compelling model for Africa
Altering the balance toward the latter is a challenge for South Africa and for Africa
that calls for concerted national and international endeavors.
The International Livestock Center for Africa
in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is among them.