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Archive for October 21st, 2016

Observations of an Expat: The Headless Brexiteers

AFP photo   By Tom Arms “They haven’t a clue,” the nameless senior civil servant told me as she pressed her hands to the side of her head, grimaced and squeezed her eyes shut.”

Not That I Love Caesar Less…

By Ananya S Guha   God save the country   It seems the concept of freedom fighters is reshaped and redesigned. Anyone shouting against another is a freedom fighter. Anyone raising the slogan of Bharat Mata is a freedom fighter, pitchforking this idea into a new analogy of love and martyrdom. Anyone dissenting is questioned […]

Poetry

Lukas Vasilikos   By Lianne Kamp

African leaders doing little to stem illicit drug trafficking

Marco Vernaschi   By Joe Khamisi Over the past decade Africa has moved closer to the top tier of countries most involved in the international smuggling of illicit drugs.

Admiral Lord Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar

By Hazel Speed 21st October 1805 When we walk by the great statues in various major cities, quite often, unless the person represented is known to us, usually through history, we could be going past without even a glance as to looking for a name or detail of subject matter.

Poetry

Eric Kim   By P C K Prem

Islamic Liberation Theology, Why Not?

Susan Baaghil/Reuters   By Sami Jamil Jadallah If anyone thinks that the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was not a social and theological liberation revolutionary, they had better think twice.

Immediate funds requested for unpaid Nigeria LAUTECH university salaries

By Prince Adetunji Fabode Governors of Nigeria’s Oyo and Osun states, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Rauf Aregbesola, have been urged to prioritize the release of funds to solve the immediate need of the institution so as to allow academic and other activities to resume without further delay.