Daily Dozen: 14/01

Kenyans and Their Peculiar Habits [Twitter]
Which is the best internet service provider in Kenya? [LikeChapaa]
“Ideally, elections are held to choose leaders, but in many cases in Africa, elections are intended to dress up despots in democratic garb.” [Guardian]
Somalia’s new PM says government troops will target Al-Qaeda “very, very soon” [IOL]
Why is Winnie Still Using the Mandela surname anyways? [BBC]
Can Europe Be Saved? [NYT]
Territorial Triumph and Geopolitical Pitfalls in South Sudan [HuffPost]
Once again, Africa is in love [AN]
Does race determine efficiency? [WT]
Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You [Yahoo!]
The Science of “Single”: One Year’s Worth of Dating Advice [TIME]
Why doing a PhD is often a waste of time. [Economist]

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Racism in Soccer

Look at the hairy ape in the picture below. The un-evolved evolutionary throwback was caught on camera abusing Liverpool players as a collection of feeble-minded locals laughed in amusement or joined in.

How sad.

It is a picture that should remind us just how far we have come in football since the shameful 1980s when scenes like this were commonplace. It should also serve to demonstrate just how far some corners of Europe still lag behind when it comes to standards of basic decency.

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