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Interventions armées : vive l'ingérence? Militaires français aux premiers jours de l'opération Serval, en janvier 2013.© Issouf Sanogo/AFP De la Mauritanie à Djibouti, leur présence ne fait plus grincer des dents.

Interventions armées : vive l'ingérence?

Américains, Français ou Britanniques, on se les arrache au nom de la lutte contre le terrorisme. Résultat : les soldats étrangers n'ont sans doute jamais été aussi nombreux en Afrique depuis les indépendances. La scène se déroule le 19 juillet dans la fournaise de N'Djamena, quelques minutes après un entretien aussi long que fructueux avec Idriss Déby Itno. Dans l'un des hangars surchauffés de la base aérienne Adji-Kosseï, François Hollande, devant ses troupes et au milieu de quelques-uns des fleurons de la force de frappe française (avions de chasse Rafale, hélicoptères Puma, chars Sagaie et VAB), refait l'histoire de la présence militaire française au Tchad et énonce une vérité qui, pour certains, n'en est pas vraiment une : "Nous ne sommes pas ici chez nous.

" Un peu tout de même. Elle n'est pas la seule. The Paradox of Racism. The paradox of racism is that at any given moment, the racism of the day seems reasonable and very possibly true, but the racism of the past always seems so ridiculous.

The Paradox of Racism

I’ve been thinking about this recently after reading the new book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History by New York Times reporter Nicholas Wade, who writes about the big differences in economic success between whites, blacks, Asians, and other groups and offers a sophisticated argument that racial differences arise from genetic differences that are amplified by culture. Wade’s argument has three parts: First, along with the divergence of physical traits such as skin color and types of earwax, racial groups have genetically evolved to differ in cognitive traits such as intelligence and creativity.

Second, Wade argues that “minor differences, for the most part invisible in an individual, have major consequences at the level of a society.” This all fits together and could well be true. As Mr. Oil (Africa & Middle-East) Carte interactive : 1960-2013, 53 ans d'interventions françaises en Afrique. Les coups d’Etats en Afrique depuis 1952. Une Saint-Sylvestre mouvementée : 1193 voitures brulées en France. Par webmaster, le 2 janvier 2013 Pour ce passage en 2013, l’heure était à la fête, mais pas seulement !

Une Saint-Sylvestre mouvementée : 1193 voitures brulées en France

Voitures brulées, pétards défectueux, braquage… Les forces de l’ordre et les hôpitaux ont du faire face à une nuit bien agitée. 1 193, c’est le nombre de voitures (ou de deux-roues) qui se sont enflammées lors du 31 décembre 2012. Liste des étudiants radiés et nombre d'années passées à l'Université. CENSUS. Statistics of incarcerated African-American males. The process of gathering and analyzing statistics on an incarcerated African-American male has been taken by several studies on a specific age group, geographical location, causes of incarceration or simply the upbringing of a child over a course of years.

Statistics of incarcerated African-American males

Approximately 12%-13% of the American population is African-American, but they make up 40% of the almost 2.1 million male inmates in jail or prison (U.S. Department of Justice, 2009).[1] Census data for 2000 of the number and race of all individuals incarcerated in the United States revealed a wide racial disproportion of the incarcerated population in each state: the proportion of blacks in prison populations exceeded the proportion among state residents in twenty states; the percent of blacks incarcerated was five times greater than the resident population.

Statistics by age group[edit] (According to America Community Survey.) Americas overtake Africa in U.N. homicide study. The Americas have overtaken Africa as the region with the most murders in a single year, the United Nations said in a report published Thursday.

Americas overtake Africa in U.N. homicide study

The Global Study on Homicide 2013 ranks regions of the world according to the number of homicides they experienced and tracks the weapons most commonly used to commit them. For the first time, homicide in the Americas (North, Central and South) outranks the total number of homicides in all of Africa — despite the numerous ongoing crises in various African nations.

There were 437,000 homicides worldwide in 2013, and 36 percent of them occurred in the Americas, followed by Africa at 31 percent and Asia at 28 percent. Europe and Oceania had the lowest rates, at 5 percent and 0.3 percent respectively. Honduras had the world’s highest murder rate at 90.4 per 100,000 people. The homicide rates in Central America and southern Africa are both more than four times the global average of 6.2 per 100,000 people. 2000 black percent. Black vs Black. Les Chinois en Afrique. Africa needs to move towards Afro-realism. There is much to celebrate in this important year for Africa – the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity.

Africa needs to move towards Afro-realism

The economy of our continent is growing faster than that of any other. Global attention has rarely been greater or more positive. The organisation's creation marked a watershed in Africa's history and development. Its anniversary provides the opportunity to reflect on progress over the past half-century and to focus on what needs to be achieved to meet the bold ambitions of its architects.

This week, my foundation published the 2013 Ibrahim Index of African Governance. The index shows us that Africa has achieved progress in many key areas. Tempting as it is, we must resist jumping to overly simplistic or optimistic conclusions about Africa and the direction it is heading. Information gap To truly understand our vast continent and to help to drive effective and sustainable governance improvements, reliable and accurate data is essential.

Tchad: le maire de Ndjamena suspendu de ses fonctions - Tchad. C’est la troisième fois en deux ans à peine que la capitale du Tchad, Ndjamena, est en quête d’un nouveau maire.

Tchad: le maire de Ndjamena suspendu de ses fonctions - Tchad

Les étudiants gabonais en colère contre les taux d'échec aux examens - Gabon. De violents affrontements ont opposé, jeudi 26 septembre, des étudiants de la faculté de droit et des sciences économiques de Libreville aux gendarmes.

Les étudiants gabonais en colère contre les taux d'échec aux examens - Gabon

Sur le campus de l’université Omar Bongo, on pouvait voir des vitres brisées, des poubelles renversées et incendiées. A l’origine de la colère, un taux particulièrement élevé d'échec aux examens de fin d’année. C’est la force du caillou contre la bombe lacrymogène. Les échauffourées ont duré près d’une heure. Too few black students, says Stats SA. The number of black students attending university needs to rise for South Africa’s economic development to improve, statistician general Pali Lehohla said on Wednesday.

Too few black students, says Stats SA

A mere 3.2% of black youth aged between 18 and 29 attended university in 2013, he told reporters in Pretoria at the release of Statistics SA’s 2013 General Household Survey. White attendance in the same demographic was 18.7%, 9.2% for Indian and Asian and 3.1% for coloured attendance. Zimbabwe's Evicted White Farmers Seek World Bank-Backed Bonds. Commercial farmers in Zimbabwe whose holdings were seized in land invasions backed by President Robert Mugabe’s administration say the World Bank is considering underwriting the settlement of their claims with government bonds.

Zimbabwe's Evicted White Farmers Seek World Bank-Backed Bonds

The World Bank is advising the government on improving land reform and compensation bonds have been used in other countries, the office of its country manager in Zimbabwe, Camille Nuamah, said in a July 18 response to questions. Zimbabwean Agriculture Minister Joseph Made wasn’t available to discuss compensation, an aide who declined to be identified said when his office was called. About 3,000 mainly white farmers were dispossessed of their properties in a land reform program that began ahead of elections in 2000 and led to the collapse of exports ranging from tobacco to corn, causing famines and an almost decade-long recession.

Repair Relations Legal Failure. Zimbabwe: President Mugabe vows to kick out remaining white farmers. Fourteen years after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's administration first adopted a policy to repossess land from white farmers, the long-time leader has warned that more white people were likely to lose their land, as they could not be allowed to own land in the country. Congos_children-pulitzer_center.pdf. Do 40 000 whites own 80% of South Africa?