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Destiny Sze [B], English June 9, 2009 Africa Current Event “UN Invites Young Nigerian Writer” By Kingsley Kobo Written Monday, June 8, 2009 – 10:18 Summary Young Nigerian writer, Okoro Benedict Chinedum, has been invited by the UN to present a paper about poverty at the 10th United Nations International Scientific Conference. He is the only African invited to give a lecture at this event. He will tell about the childhood of a starving Nigerian child who is fighting to survive. He blames this on the West and Europe. He thinks there is hope for Africa there just needs to be
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Unformatted text preview: steps taken towards accomplishing this. Opinion I think it is wonderful that Chinedum is getting a chance to educate others on the issues of starvation and hunger throughout Africa. I also think that this is a wonderful opportunity for him and will open many doors for his future. In my opinion, although starvation and poverty in Africa is often advertised and there are many foundations to end it, it is more significant when actually told by someone who lived it first hand. It makes more of a difference and impact....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2011 for the course DAS 152 taught by Professor Powers during the Spring '11 term at Moorpark College.

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