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Batswana Humor

The slim, fit-looking president of Botswana–considered one of Africa’s most eligible bachelors–says he is finally ready to get married but made it clear that overweight women need not apply. President…..

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Africa on Film: Coming to America

My apologies for skipping last week (I’m sure you all noticed), it seemed that a review of Casablanca (1942) would have been completely irrelevant when stacked against the excitement of…..

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Caster Semenya's Private Parts

Reports are emerging about the extent of world-beating 800 meter track and field athlete, Caster Semenya, and of the collusion of South Africa’s track and field officials (who pretended they…..

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THE MAN WILL WEAR THE PANTS

A former graduate student of mine, Will, runs an irreverent blog KABOBFEST on matters pertaining to the Middle East and the Arab Diaspora. Earlier this week, Will gave his take…..