Into Africa

dms dmschanoes at
Mon Jul 7 09:12:20 MDT 2003

Boy George leaves DC today for his grand tour of Africa-Senegal, Uganda,
Botswana, South Africa, and...Nigeria.

Georgie boy brings the flag as he follows the petrodollar, while civil war
after civil war routs the population from the land and into camps, and a
general strike threatens the rulers of Africa's largest oil exporter.

The class conflict in Nigeria, precipitated by an increase in fuel prices to
meet IMF demands,  is at a critical point, as the rulers of Nigeria need to
make the country a safe place for the US to shop.

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