andrewducker + africa   76

When will the world reach 'peak child'?
Obviously the best one will be born in about two months
children  demographics  thefuture  education  africa 
12 days ago by andrewducker
Africa begins to make poverty history
By 2006 the African poverty rate was 30% lower than in 1995, and 28% lower than in 1990.
africa  economy  poverty 
march 2010 by andrewducker
Guns given to Somali quiz winners
If only my local pub quiz had such fantastic prizes.
africa  politics 
october 2009 by andrewducker
I married four women to save money
I can think of no better reason to marry four women
africa  marriage  polyamory 
october 2009 by andrewducker
The dark secrets of the trillion-dollar oil trade
Well, not that dark. Or surprising when you think about it. Still. Not nice.
oil  business  africa 
september 2009 by andrewducker
Africa's genetic secrets unlocked
The team, led by Sarah Tishkoff from the University of Pennsylvania, studied genetic material from 121 African populations.

They collected over 3,000 samples, and identified 14 "ancestral population clusters". These are groups of populations with common genetic ancestry, who share ethnicity and similarities in both their culture and the properties of their languages.
africa  genetics 
may 2009 by andrewducker
Shakespeare in the Bush
Somehow, I've failed to bump into this description of what happens when the elders of an African tribe tell their visitor what Hamlet _really_ means.
funny  culture  africa  shakespeare  hamlet 
april 2008 by andrewducker

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