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R. K. Laxman

R.K. Laxman

Inder Malhotra, writing from Bombay, profiles R.K.Laxman, brilliant cartoonist of the "Times of India", whose insights into India's development struggle are looked forward to by millions every day. The central character of Laxman's cartoons is "The Common Man­the symbol of the average long-suffering Indian who tries to dismiss with a laugh the pom­posity of politicians, the petty tyrannies of bureaucrats, and life's multiplying misfortunes".

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Land just outside Addis Ababa which Asfaw and his pupils have cleared in preparation for building the Moya.

Post script: The Moya

Since completing this article, Asfaw Yemiru has finalised plans for putting his new educational ideas into practice. Alex Brodie describes the "Moya" which Asfaw and his pupils will soon begin building.

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Crying in the wilderness

Crying in the wilderness

The author of this article, Asfaw Yemiru, is one of Africa's most extraordinary men. At the age of 10, he was an illiterate beggar-boy on the streets of Addis Ababa. Today, aged 28, he is headmaster of a free school for over 3,000 poor children. Not content with this achievement, Asfaw is now moving his school towards a new concept of education which could have significance not just for Ethiopia but for many other parts of both the developing and the developed world.

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World food crisis

World food crisis

Harvests have fallen short of targets in almost all the most populous parts of the world. As food shortages reach crisis point for millions of people in the poor world, Keith Abercrombie spells out the present situation and analyses the underlying issues which threaten to set back the whole process of world development in the Second Development Decade.

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India 1973; New York City 1973

The new Europe and the third world - Roy Jenkins

Taking up the main themes of his Edinburgh speech on "The Challenge of World Poverty" Roy Jenkins writes on the new European context of that challenge and calls on the enlarged nine-nation community to take the lead in introducing new policies which will work in the best interests of both the Third World and the European Community itself.

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R.K. Laxman

Inder Malhotra, writing from Bombay, profiles R.K.Laxman, brilliant cartoonist of the "Times of India", whose insights into India's development struggle are looked forward to by millions every day. The central character of Laxman's cartoons is "The Common Man­the symbol of the average long-suffering Indian who tries to dismiss with a laugh the pom­posity of politicians, the petty tyrannies of bureaucrats, and life's multiplying misfortunes".

Inder Malhotra March, 1973 1 Read
Gulf boycott threatened

March, 1973 1 Read
Angolan coffee campaign

March, 1973 1 Read
European groups open new development campaigns

March, 1973 1 Read
Third world awaits crucial E.E.C. decisions

March, 1973 1 Read
Eleven year old headmaster starts new school in Dacca (Dhaka)

March, 1973 1 Read
'War economy' in Chile - Allende facing big test

March, 1973 1 Read
Vietnam facing unique development problems

March, 1973 1 Read
Drought hits Maharashtra

March, 1973 1 Read
Bangladesh near to collapse

March, 1973 1 Read
India threatened by world food shortages

March, 1973 1 Read
Post script: The Moya

Since completing this article, Asfaw Yemiru has finalised plans for putting his new educational ideas into practice. Alex Brodie describes the "Moya" which Asfaw and his pupils will soon begin building.

March, 1973 1 Read
Crying in the wilderness

The author of this article, Asfaw Yemiru, is one of Africa's most extraordinary men. At the age of 10, he was an illiterate beggar-boy on the streets of Addis Ababa. Today, aged 28, he is headmaster of a free school for over 3,000 poor children. Not content with this achievement, Asfaw is now moving his school towards a new concept of education which could have significance not just for Ethiopia but for many other parts of both the developing and the developed world.

Asfaw Yemiru March, 1973 1 Read
World food crisis

Harvests have fallen short of targets in almost all the most populous parts of the world. As food shortages reach crisis point for millions of people in the poor world, Keith Abercrombie spells out the present situation and analyses the underlying issues which threaten to set back the whole process of world development in the Second Development Decade.

March, 1973 1 Read
The new Europe and the third world - Roy Jenkins

Taking up the main themes of his Edinburgh speech on "The Challenge of World Poverty" Roy Jenkins writes on the new European context of that challenge and calls on the enlarged nine-nation community to take the lead in introducing new policies which will work in the best interests of both the Third World and the European Community itself.

Roy Jenkins March, 1973 1 Read