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Archive for December 16th, 2016

Observations of an Expat: And the Winner is…

By Tom Arms It’s official. The winner of the US presidential elections is Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. I hear you. Putin’s name was nowhere near the ballot papers. It was Clinton versus Trump and a few also rans.

Kenya national honors not for sycophants

Thomas Mukoya/Reuters   By Joe Khamisi A month ago, US President Barack Obama honored 21 citizens with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian citation presented to individuals for their meritorious contributions in a wide range of disciplines including music, the arts, science, philanthropy, civil service and others.

Nigeria: A dark riddle within the shadow of dreams

AFP photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi He was awoken by a strange phone call from his colleague over the assassination of Chief Owoseni Adigun in the odd hours of night at his residence in Lagos, a metropolitan state across the Western Region of Nigeria. Unstable and distorted were the reactions that emerged after receiving the […]

Poetry

Patrick Tombola   By Ahmad Al-khatat

Thank You for Your Cancer

Tom Blackwell   By Patrick Calinescu   An excerpt…

Bletchley Park – Are they forgetting lateral thinking?

By Hazel Speed Bletchley Park is to be restored and modernised. There is to be residential accommodation provided and computer students will be recruited for their IT technical expertise to assist in National Security work.

Powerful versus Powerless

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP   By Ricardo Swire The gap between the powerful and powerless grows wider each day. Corruption spreads faster than shame. Evidence exhibits that power is abused in all social and professional circles.

Poetry

Reuters photo   By Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi