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Friday Digest: Madoff, Coltan, Al Bashir, Warhol, China…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


We Want Peace: The Clock Is Ticking on Sudan

We enjoy listening to Emmanuel Jal music and we already mentioned him in Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @EmmanuelJAL. We published two of his videos on ‘En Route To Sudan’: A Message to President Obama(Emmanuel Jal, Sudan Freedom) and A campaign for peace in Sudan. Jal is a committed artist and he founded GUA Africa which mission is to work with individuals, families and communities to help them overcome the effects of war and poverty in ...


Art in Sudan: Multi-talented Artist El Tayib Daw El Bait

Our previous post in our Art in Sudan section was dedicated to Sudanese artist Ahmed Abushariaa; today we are pleased to introduce you to another great Sudanese artist: El Tayib Daw El Bait. El Tayib is in his forties, he was trained at the School of Art and Design in Khartoum and lives in Nairobi, Kenya. What makes his work so interesting is his freedom to create: paintings (acrylic, oil) or textile design for fashion house KikoRomeo, El Tayib Daw El ...


China’s Fabulous Deals: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Last week, Chinese flags were fluttering in the streets of Paris as China’s President Hu Jintao had a recent three-day state visit in France. Media coverage of the visit was important but not enthusiastic despite the 20 billion dollars in trade deals. And NGO’s like Reporters Without Borders have not taken kindly to this visit. Max Dana expressed her opinion and her argumented point of view about this visit on her Blog. She mentions Colonel ...


The Devil Came On Horseback: Book and DVD

If you follow the updates on En Route To Sudan, then you have noticed a list of books we recommend. Among them is The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur by Brian Steidle and Gretchen Steidle Wallace. But if you are not into reading books, the film The Devil Came On Horsebackwhich exposes the tragedy taking place in Darfur as seen through the eyes of an American witness who has since returned to the US to take action to ...


Art in Sudan: Sudanese Artist Ahmed Abushariaa

As the Sama Gazette was created by Max Dana, an artist herself, we had to also mention Art in our coverage of what is currently happening in Sudan on ‘En Route To Sudan’. So today we are glad to introduce you to Sudanese artist Ahmed Abushariaa, born in 1966 in Sudan and graduated in fine and applied arts from Sudan University, Khartoum in 1990. An introduction to Abushariaa’s paintings by Prof. Elimo Njau, Director, Paa Ya Paa Arts ...


Friday Digest: Pakistan, Sudan, Haiti, Walkman…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Follow Rebecca Hamilton on Twitter @bechamilton

As you may already know by now, we have launched our first special section on the Sama Gazette: En Route To Sudan. Dedicated to news and resources about Sudan, this section of the site counts many visitors everyday and we hope it will help everyone to find interesting information about Sudan, and learn about the referendums, the challenges and issues. Amongst the many links to websites and twitter pages we mention Rebecca Hamilton. She is a Special ...


Friday Digest: Korea, Ahmadinejad, Sudan, Hitler…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Sama Gazette Special Edition: En Route To Sudan

We announced it before Summer break and we mentioned it in September: we have been working on several new sections and special editions on the Sama Gazette. The first one of these new ‘rendezvous’ has launched today and is titled: En Route To Sudan, an online resources for everything concerning Sudan. Since the Sama Gazette is online, we have published many articles about the situation in Sudan. We closely follow organizations and ...






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