Apr 30th, 2014
Who is this Matthew McClearn and what is it that he presumes to know about Eritrea, the people and leadership? Labeling their hard work and sacrifice as “slavery”, a term used only by those who want to white wash slavery and all that it entails, says more about him than it does about Eritrea or [&hel...
Apr 16th, 2014
By Nwike (S) Ojukwu, firstname.lastname@example.org A few weeks ago, my family and I attended one of my daughters’ track meets at Mount San Antonio College (Mt SAC) in Pomona, California. There were thousands of people at the venue of the event including, but not limited to, the competitors, parents, grandparent...
Sep 22nd, 2013
By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat Press release – A graduate of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and member of Congress of Noun Students (CONS) Mr. Bayo Soneye has emerged second best student in the world research competition in Art category with his enthusiastic participation in the Giap’...
Aug 19th, 2013
My father had this mythological sense of the old New York and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the forty thieves. Martin Scorsese We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to office. Aesop FEJIRO OLIVER This piece is targeted at the children of anger( apology ...
In East Africa
Mar 2nd, 2013
By Nadine Kalinauskas | Good News A Kenyan teen’s invention, “Lion Lights,” helps protect his family’s livestock from lions — and earned him an invitation to speak at this week’s TED conference. Richard Turere, 13, was raised on the edge of Nairobi National Park, Kenya. ...
Sep 13th, 2012
The search for those behind the provocative, anti-Muslim film implicated in violent protests in Egypt and Libya led Wednesday to a California Coptic Christian convicted of financial crimes who acknowledged his role in managing and providing logistics for the production. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, ...
In World News
May 5th, 2012
Above a cheap mobile phone shop in a chaotic street in north Delhi, there is a grimy apartment whose peeling walls are decorated with photographs of adoring mothers nursing their babies. The woman cooing at her child in the biggest portrait is beautiful, white and affluent-looking — in stark contrast...
Apr 13th, 2012
by Geoff Weiss, Travel Writer and Andrea Papitto, Producer, Essakane Film Although considered off the beaten path for many world travelers, the Saharan nation of Mauritania has much to offer adventuresome visitors who are open to its cultural complexities, historic sites and natural wonders. The vast...
Feb 5th, 2012
By Dr. Eowyn Something extraordinary and historic took place mere days ago in Las Vegas, Nevada. For three days, from January 29 and 31, 2012, in the Tuscany Hotel & Casino, more than 120 county sheriffs, from across the United States of America, met in a first annual, “Constitutional Sheri...
In Central Africa
Jan 21st, 2012
The son of the leader of Equatorial Guinea asked a court to dismiss attempts by the Obama administration to seize some $71 million worth of his assets, denying charges that they were obtained with allegedly corrupt funds taken from his country. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the son of longtime Presid...