Saturday, 10 January 2015

family is family

Family is family, we all agree,
Rich or poor, it still is family,
Race, colour, religion 
do not matter,
As in the eyes of others,
Family is family,
Why separate them from the loved ones,
From the loves of their souls,
For they don’t earn that much money,
£18600, £22400, £24800 are the numbers
Magic numbers that separate families,
Numbers that block reunions.
Numbers blocking family lives,
Bring down these thresholds
Align them at least to living wage,
To allow more families to live together,
The lives all deserve to have.

My experience reporting in Ethiopia: from the democratization process to the drought crisis

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