More on Live8

There is so much talk about the Live8 concerts, some positive some negative. I read a post on A
Kenyan blog that said that the concerts would not benefit farmers or fishermen in Africa’s rural
areas. That I think would depend on what benefits you are thinking about. It may not put physical
money in his pocket on July 2, but what it will do is start discussion and dialogue about the farmer
or fishermen in Africa’s rural areas. Those unnamed voiceless people will in due course have a
voice. Their story is now the talk of the town, not just one town, but many towns all over the
world, the Internet being the largest of the ‘towns”

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