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the money train is off the track

The stories repeat themselves in this country. The government gives generously to public works and construction projects for public schools and villages. They pick the contractor and give him the money. The recipients of the work have no say whatsoever in how the job is done. They have no access to the cost of the […]

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Mauritanian adventure

Choosing some of the places I have explored in the world,has been motivated by words,stories and images of how I expect them to be. As I explained in my Abidjan experience, I am intrigued by distant,remote,unexplored,inaccesible and underdeveloped areas. I am not put off by news bulletins, as when I flew to Sri Lanka last […]

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