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Archive for January 2011

Egypt and the North African uprising

January 31, 2011

When Mohamed Bouazizi an unlicensed street Vendor in Tunisia set himself ablaze in protest against the poverty, unemployment and the deplorable state of stagnation in the North African nation;  few knew it would lead to a wave of revolt in Northern Africa which could well spread beyond the shores of the motherland. Mohamed’s apparent suicidal […]