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Culture March 2016

Peru. The Sacred Ice

Each year at the winter solstice, hundreds of people participate in a procession in Peru in a mix of Christian tradition and the ancient spirit of the Inca. We joined the procession. The night falling in Mahuayani was going to be a cold one, and this was the last town before the ascent to the…

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Book Review. Geopolitics, popularized

One of the consequences of the spreading of social network usage is the possibility of metaphorically having the entire world at hand. By simply logging in on Facebook, Twitter or similar platforms and typing the appropriate words or names in a searchbox, one can be informed in real time of what is happening in that…

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Mexico. The ritual dance of the flyers

This ancient ritual has been vital in the social and cosmological cultural rituals of the Nahua, Totonac and Otomi peoples in the northern region of the State of Puebla. According to the Totonac mythology, the ritual was created to ask the gods to end a severe drought that forced  these peoples into hunger. The wise…

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Music. X-Maleya, from Cameroon to Paris

The boys have grown up. Playlist, the fifth album of the Cameroonian band X-Maleya, marks a new step in the career of the trio and, in the artists’ intention should also represent a personal turning point as big as Yelele, the song which gave them a continental popularity in 1999 also thanks to the remix…

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Advocacy

The Covid-19 Pandemic Advocacy.

Advocacy is Re-active while "forcing" us because problems or issues are already there. Then we use advocacy to respond, seeking to address or reducing their…

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Baobab

The Fox, the Monkey, the Hare and the Horse.

The fox is the wicked animal in the forest, and everyone hates him. He is for ever cheating people and playing tricks on everyone. There is…

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Youth & Mission

The African Youth Survey 2020. Vibrant Afro-optimism rises.

A comprehensive survey of Africa’s youth – the African Youth Survey 2020 –has just revealed a rising Afro-Optimism among the continent’s youth driven by a strong…

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