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Archive for March 3rd, 2017

Observations of an Expat: Guns, Butter and Bridges

AFP photo   By Tom Arms Donald Trump’s economic policy can best be described as guns, butter and bridges.

Mess with these two Kenyan icons at your own peril

PSCU photo   By Joe Khamisi If there are two people Kenyan politicians must not mess with, it is the former President Daniel Arap Moi, and Mama Ngina, wife of founding father Jomo Kenyatta and mother of incumbent President Uhuru.

Poetry

Reuters photo   By Daginne Aignend

Meet The Lords: A doffed hat to the BBC

PA photo   By Hazel Speed Earlier this week BBC TV broadcast the first episode of ‘Meet the Lords‘, a behind the scenes portrayal within the UK’s House of Lords.

Fiction: The Blows I Do Not Know

By Obaji-Nwali Shegun

Growing child labour in India’s cities is just the tip of the iceberg, say activists

Cathal McNaughton/Reuters   By Anuradha Nagaraj Urban India is employing an increasing number of children – many under nine years of age – in producing everything from pickles to fireworks, working in tourism and labouring on building sites, a U.N. children’s agency report and campaigners said.

Poetry

Reuters photo   By I.B. Rad

Huthi forces recruiting child soldiers for front-line combat in Yemen

Reuters photo   By Amnesty International New evidence has emerged of how the Huthi armed group is actively recruiting boys as young as 15 to fight as child soldiers on the front lines of the conflict in Yemen, said human rights NGO Amnesty International after speaking to the families of three boys targeted by the […]