Mauritania: Views Combined & Democracy

This post, http://globalvoicesonline.org/2008/08/06/arabeyes-mauritanian-president-ousted-in-military-coup-detat/ ,and it’s associated comments provide a lot of extra information on the recent coup d’etat there.  This comment by a Mauritanian is totally in line. Check out Jillian Greenwood here, http://jillrees.com/articles/our-reputation-abroad/ ,for her personal view of the country as she passed through last year en route to Mali. The country is primitive… Continue reading Mauritania: Views Combined & Democracy

Does Anyone want to go on an adventurous drive to Mail Next Week?

Jillian has just asked me to put it about that Amar (see guy on the left) is off on another driving mission to Mali in Africa and he’s short of at least one person. Amar is a Berber who lives in North-West France and at semi-regular intervals does trips to Mali where everything is sold.… Continue reading Does Anyone want to go on an adventurous drive to Mail Next Week?