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What is the value of African lives, to its own leaders & to Western news outlets? Africa is a continent of 53 nations, 3000 languages, dozens in Nigeria alone where indigene & citizen, Islamist & Christian, fight it out. Yet how often do we hear African communiqués, commentary, & context rather than neo-colonial opinions & interests. Questions of identity, inequality & indigenous independence are forgotten... http://bit.ly/Africanlives

What is the value of African lives, to its own leaders & to Western news outlets? Africa is a continent of 53 nations, 3000 languages, dozens in Nigeria alone where indigene & citizen, Islamist & Christian, fight it out. Yet how often do we hear African communiqués, commentary, & context rather than neo-colonial opinions & interests. Questions of identity, inequality & indigenous independence are forgotten... http://bit.ly/Africanlives

FBI 2000-2013 mass shooting incidents in America compared to Orlando gay bar shooting June 2016  http://www.katyjon.com/norwich-lgbt-allies-stand-with-orlando-vigil-against-hate-homophobia/

FBI 2000-2013 mass shooting incidents in America compared to Orlando gay bar shooting June 2016 http://www.katyjon.com/norwich-lgbt-allies-stand-with-orlando-vigil-against-hate-homophobia/

Je Suis Bruxelles, Lahore and the world. Terrorism has become all too common, not just Belgium, France and Turkey, but the other countries who face it daily - Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Nigeria and many more. Enough! ‪#‎JeSuisSickofThisShit‬

Je Suis Bruxelles, Lahore and the world. Terrorism has become all too common, not just Belgium, France and Turkey, but the other countries who face it daily - Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Nigeria and many more. Enough! ‪#‎JeSuisSickofThisShit‬

World Refugee Day, Record Numbers Refugees from "forced displacement" recorded worldwide in 2015 numbered over 65 million according to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

World Refugee Day, Record Numbers Refugees from "forced displacement" recorded worldwide in 2015 numbered over 65 million according to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

Africa ethnic language groups Wikipedia via CIA 1996  Arabic, English, French, and Swahili, may be the most well known African languages but many forget the 500 languages of Nigeria, or indeed the 2-3,000 across the whole of Africa making it the most diverse location on Earth, linguistically. South Africa has 11 official languages, more than anywhere else. #AfricaDay

Africa ethnic language groups Wikipedia via CIA 1996 Arabic, English, French, and Swahili, may be the most well known African languages but many forget the 500 languages of Nigeria, or indeed the 2-3,000 across the whole of Africa making it the most diverse location on Earth, linguistically. South Africa has 11 official languages, more than anywhere else. #AfricaDay

Africa Day 2015 - African language diversity economic progress map  "I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself" - Nelson Mandela. ‪#‎AfricaDay‬  Africa is a diverse, divided continent, not some amorphous whole, but its biggest crisis in the central north and east remains Islamic extremism: Boko Haram, Islamic State, Al Shabaab. Elsewhere it is exploited by foreign interests.

Africa Day 2015 - African language diversity economic progress map "I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself" - Nelson Mandela. ‪#‎AfricaDay‬ Africa is a diverse, divided continent, not some amorphous whole, but its biggest crisis in the central north and east remains Islamic extremism: Boko Haram, Islamic State, Al Shabaab. Elsewhere it is exploited by foreign interests.

The Mapamundi Tragico or “Tragedy World Map” was first created by Mexican designer Eduardo Salles, in April 2015, but epitomises the way we feel about terror in nations distant from our own.

The Mapamundi Tragico or “Tragedy World Map” was first created by Mexican designer Eduardo Salles, in April 2015, but epitomises the way we feel about terror in nations distant from our own.

"On International Migrants Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to shape diverse and open societies that provide opportunities and lives of dignity for all migrants." - Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General  http://www.bubblews.com/news/9709178

"On International Migrants Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to shape diverse and open societies that provide opportunities and lives of dignity for all migrants." - Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General http://www.bubblews.com/news/9709178

Nigeria's ethnic, linguistic, religious & economic diveristy a contributing factor to unrest and inaction over 1000s of lives lost and 10000s displaced due to internal conflict with Boko Haram and more...http://wp.me/p4sRH3-51

Nigeria's ethnic, linguistic, religious & economic diveristy a contributing factor to unrest and inaction over 1000s of lives lost and 10000s displaced due to internal conflict with Boko Haram and more...http://wp.me/p4sRH3-51

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