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Yes, some Africans do admire Margaret Thatcher

Today is Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, to which guests have been asked to “wear full day ceremonial dress without swords.” Remember when we blogged about Margaret Thatcher’s terrible legacy? Read it…..

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Margaret Thatcher est morte

If you wonder what we make of the legacy of Lady Thatcher (as Fox and Rush Limbaugh and every TV anchor in the United States can’t stop saying), this will…..

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Single released April 11th, which is the 30th anniversary of the Brixton riots that levelled much of the town centre that both Linton [Kwesi Johnson] and I call home. DJ…..

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Music Break

Yeh, we do politics even when we dancing. And we have a thing for David Cameron.

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Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna…..