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Op-Ed: Knowledge Before Action

Not many people were at this debate, and even fewer people were probably able to follow the two panelists’ back-and-forth on international NGO politics, a field constantly facing ethical and technical challenges, as well-intentioned, sympathetic people try to effect positive change in places where they will always be outsiders…

Op-Ed: No. It’s bad news for Africa.

That the contest for content about Africa is controversial is nothing new. But in the world of popular media aided by conflict activists, such content usually offers up little more than incomplete portrayals about the realities of life on a vast continent of close to a billion people…