Deadly superstitions – Nigeria’s “witch children” | DW Documentary

Children are being banished, raped, and even murdered. Aid organizations estimate that thousands of boys and girls are accused of being witches every year. Often, it’s their own parents who think their sons or daughters are possessed by demons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ot-Z-Tg1RE In the state of Akwa Ibom in southeastern Nigeria, it is common for children to… Continue lendo Deadly superstitions – Nigeria’s “witch children” | DW Documentary

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Why is there a mental health emergency in Africa? | The Stream

The World Health Organization has launched a campaign aimed at boosting suicide prevention across Africa, amid a continent-wide crisis in mental health provision. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPBf-xq4gFI About 11 people per 100,000 per year die by suicide in Africa, higher than the worldwide average of nine per 100,000 people, the UN agency says. Of the ten countries with… Continue lendo Why is there a mental health emergency in Africa? | The Stream

“Há quem tenha medo que o medo acabe” – Mia COUTO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xtgUxggt_4 O medo foi um dos meus primeiros mestres. Antes de ganhar confiança em celestiais criaturas aprendi a temer monstros, fantasmas e demónios. Os anjos, quando chegaram, já era para me guardarem. Os anjos atuavam como uma espécie de agentes de segurança privada das almas. Nem sempre os que me protegiam sabiam da diferença entre… Continue lendo “Há quem tenha medo que o medo acabe” – Mia COUTO

“Le théâtre d’Eugène Ionesco – l’utopie de l’absurde et les enjeux du dialogue interculturel” – Simona ANTOFI

Synergies Tunisie, n° 3 - 2011 pp. 57-69 Résumé : Ayant une identité multiple – juive, roumaine et – à la suite de l’exil volontaire à Paris – française –, le dramaturge Eugène Ionesco débute sur la scène de la littérature roumaine par un essai critique très agressif, dont le radicalisme idéologique se retrouve dans… Continue lendo “Le théâtre d’Eugène Ionesco – l’utopie de l’absurde et les enjeux du dialogue interculturel” – Simona ANTOFI

Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

For centuries, an ancient curse was used to support the terrible evils of slavery. It’s a curse that appears in one isolated verse in the Bible. Even today, this misunderstood curse still lingers with us as a legacy of shame. Fortunately, through tracing history and honest examination, researchers have exposed the lie of a cursed… Continue lendo Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

“Abortion: the ‘pro-death’ view” – David BENATAR

The pro-death view should be of interest even to those who do not accept it. One of its valuable features is that it offers a unique challenge to those pro-lifers who reject a legal right to abortion. Whereas a legal pro-choice position does not require a pro-lifer to have an abortion—it allows a choice—a legal… Continue lendo “Abortion: the ‘pro-death’ view” – David BENATAR

Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary

Africa’s colonial overlords brutally stripped it of countless cultural treasures. Now, the fate of these items is being hotly debated in Europe and Africa as well. Some say the pieces should be returned, while others have reservations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RXlVr_15JY European museums proudly present art and cultural artifacts from all over the world. But until recently, many… Continue lendo Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary

“Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Nihilism: African Variations So I’m in Douala: no other airport has this picturesque absurdity, this hectic torpor, and this huge dose of bitterness. The customs hall is taken by storm by all manner of individuals whom the damp atmosphere doesn’t discourage. As always, you have to wait, interminably, for the luggage. From one and the… Continue lendo “Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

Welcome to Brazzaville in The Republic of Congo, where expensive high fashion is King. These Congolese men are known as 'La Sape' or 'Sapeurs', and sometimes by 'The Congo Dandies': this documentary explores their way of life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bqOnte897A Discover a different side of Congo, other than the war and suffering. The sapeurs adhere to a… Continue lendo Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

Vídeos degradantes de crianças africanas viram entretenimento na China

Em fevereiro de 2020, um vídeo chocante começou a circular nas redes sociais chinesas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41sBSAYAR48 Um grupo de crianças africanas era instruído, por uma voz fora da câmera, a cantar frases em chinês. As crianças repetem as palavras com sorrisos e entusiasmo – mas não entendem que o que estão sendo dizendo é "sou um… Continue lendo Vídeos degradantes de crianças africanas viram entretenimento na China