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Archive for December 23rd, 2016

The Grinch at Christmas; reflections from a Red Diaper Baby

Brendan Smialowski/AFP   By Rupen Savoulian The following series of articles, prompted by reflections around the Christmas-holiday season, will contain a mixture of the personal and political.

Observations of an Expat: A Good Year for Me

Negar Mortazavi   By Tom Arms It has been a good year for journalists. I have never known better. There has been an endless march of upsets, twists, turns, worries, cheers, jeers, doom, gloom and unadulterated surprised joy.

Poetry

David Scholes   By Lianne Kamp

How Breakfast Explains the World!!

Amr Nabil/AP   By Ahmed Tharwat   “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” Charles Spurgeon

2016 has been a rocky year for Kenya

Reuters photo   By Joe Khamisi The year 2016 has been a rocky one for Kenyans in many ways.

Poetry

Pauly Pholwises   By Leslie Philibert

A typical African Christmas celebration

By Joseph Besong Christmas, though a Christian feast, is celebrated with a lot of fanfare in Africa. Everyone in the continent, young, old, rich, Christian, pagan, etc, partake in the feast. If you want to know the hospitality of Africans, visit any country of your choice during the Christmas period.