Originally posted on Redefining Conservative Philosophy:
The Legacy of Habib Bourguiba Introduction On Dec. 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old street fruit vendor, lit himself on fire in protest in Tunisia. His desperate act of protest sparked immediate popular resistance and mobilizations across the Middle East and North Africa. On Jan. 14 of 2011, after massive…
In the aftermath of independence, Algerian leaders called for national unity. The option for centralizing resources and jobs was justified in the name of this accepted without discussion supreme imperative. Accelerating the state process of economic development meant the concentration of political power for the benefit of the head of state. Today, Algeria’s military regime […]
Oscar Niemeyer was the reason I chose to visit Algeria in the first place said NICK @ CONCRETE AND KITSCH.
So here his story dated May 26, 2019, and titled Oscar Niemeyer in Algeria: Modernism in the Maghreb.
After spending time among the seminal modernist architect’s works in Brasília the year prior, I was keen to see more of his futuristic and red-adjacent vision in other parts of the world. And despite an array, impressive works in France and Tripoli, Lebanon, my heart was set on Africa.
Originally posted on Imperial & Global Forum:
EXHIBITION LAUNCH Thu 9 May 2019, 18:00 Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies University of Exeter Stocker Rd Exeter EX4 4ND Free, no advance booking required You are invited to the launch of The Painters of the City: North Africa 1880-1920. This exhibition has been curated by Professor William Gallois, and…
Morocco is set to commence the construction of the world’s largest seawater desalination plant in 2021, at the Southern Coastal City of Agadir. The US $301m Douira Sea Water Desalination plant is expected to have a treatment capacity of 75 million cubic meters of water per year. Abengoa, a Spanish company has been chosen by the Moroccan National Electricity and Drinking water Office (ONEE) to construct this new desalination plant.
Originally posted on Cielotech Online:
We all hope for safety within our neighborhood, our city, our state and certainly our country.? One of the reasons, if not the reason, people and families are streaming north from Central America is the lack of safety due to gangs and the drug culture.? People simply want to live,…
Tunisia soon to commission Tozeur photovoltaic solar power plant By Fidelis John – Jun 11, 2019 Tunisian authorities have announced plans to commission and connect to the national electricity distribution grid the 10 MW Tozeur photovoltaic solar power plant located in the west of the country by the end of June 2019. Tozeur photovoltaic solar power plant The […]