I recently read an article in the Washington Post by Ann Telnaes and Karen Attiah that left me asking “How can we paint the picture of Africa Rising on/against the background of so many signs from the 80s?” That painting must be three dimensional: Africa Rising – new bridges, 6 lane roads, glistening apartment blocks, […]
Beyond the Border
Its not always easy to interpret data. Take the case of data on per capita expenditure on health by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as published by the World Bank Health expenditure per capita (current US$) Data from World Bank This shows that Salone is spending far more on health per capita than either Guinea […]
“Can a Post-Crisis Country Survive in the Time of Ebola? Issues Arising with Liberia’s Post-war Recovery” – article by Jordan Ryan in the latest edition of the Harvard International Review. You could change the names in the article to names found in Sierra Leone and the article will apply equally to Sierra Leone. I suspect […]
How the mighty have fallen! Blaise Campaore is gone; or is he? Vox Populi Vox Dei It never ceases to amaze me how politicians so refuse to learn from history.
No country in the world has succeeded in isolating itself from illegal immigrants i.e. non-nationals. Similarly discrimination by nationalities of worst hit nations cannot be a realistic solution. On the contrary if E-infected people are forced to go underground in foreign countries the consequences for that currently E-free country could be catastrophic. The only solution, […]
Global Health Emergency for the world but a Complex Humanitarian Crisis for Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The world continues to consider the crises in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea a Global Health Emergency when all the signs are apparent that the current Ebola outbreak is already a complex Humanitarian Crisis of unparalleled proportions. The […]