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Princeton-in-Africa accepting applications from ’13ers and recent U.S. grads

Princeton-in-Africa is currently recruiting candidates for its 2013-2014 fellowship year. The application is available here. While the organization was originally formed to provide opportunities for recent Princeton graduates, PiAF is now accepting applications from graduating seniors in the Class of 2013 and young alumni from any nonprofit college or university in the U.S. Fellowships are … Continue reading

From PRI: US Policy Sparks Anti-Gay Attacks in Liberia

Thanks to Rebecca Littman for passing on this story from PRI, which argues that U.S. statements identifying treatment of gays as a human rights concern have been associated with trumped up anti-gay rhetoric in the country. Not surprisingly, false rumors have fueled frustrations: Much of the recent debate here is rooted in misinformation about the … Continue reading

Global fund for HIV, TB, Malaria at crossroads

The Global Fund‘s executive director, Michel Kazatchkine, resigned from his post this week amidst a witch’s brew of political conflict and funding shortfalls. In response, Laurie Garrett penned a nice analytical essay — which I re-post here — about what all this means not just for the fund, but for global health more generally. To … Continue reading

Ugandans react to new aid pressures

Recently, I posted about the UK’s moves to apply pressure on African countries to be respectful and to protect the human rights of all people, irrespective of sexual orientation. And in recent weeks, Secretary Clinton has signaled that the Obama administration is going to do much the same. It’s a bold foreign policy move, and … Continue reading

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