Addis Ababa...renting the news of revolution
News junkies in Addis Ababa, get their fix by renting newspapers in the city centre (Photo/Maggie Downs)
Poor, and hungry for news
Dispatches contributor Kaj Hasselriis reports from a part of Africa where they rent their information rather than buy it.
How they follow the news from Libya -- in Liberia
News junkies (left) in Monrovia, get their fix by reading a blackboard in the city centre. (photo/Prue Clarke)
Categories: Africa, Middle East, News Promo, Promo Box, The View from Here
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- Nice attack investigation reveals attacker led multiple lives
- A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.
- Updated Syrian refugee denied asylum in Germany responsible for bomb attack, officials say
- A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said.
- Sanders supporters, Clinton protesters hit Philadelphia streets ahead of DNC
- Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.
- DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns amid Wikileaks email scandal
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention after coming under fire following the publication of leaked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favoured Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries.
- Russian athletes avoid complete Rio Olympics ban
- Russian athletes will not be completely banned from the Rio Olympics, following a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board on Sunday. However, the Russian Olympic Committee has been barred from entering athletes who have ever been sanctioned for doping.