Aug 29th, 2012
It is quarter-final time at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and the first pair of ties pits two favourites for the title, against sides who managed to bounce back from opening defeats. While Japan must get to grips with Asian neighbours Korea Republic, Nigeria will be tackling a Mexico team set...
In East Africa
Jun 18th, 2012
Nairobi – A notice on Korean Air’s website announcing the start of three, weekly non-stop flights from Korea to Kenya is causing anger among Kenyans on social media sites because of the description of Kenyans as indigenous people full of “primitive energy”. Muthui Kariuki, who...
Dec 26th, 2011
By Alexander VORONTSOV The death of Kim Jong Il two months before his 70th birthday grabbed the headlines worldwide. False reports of his death had been a recurrent phenomenon, but his passing, when it did happen, came unexpectedly. The communist leader’s death possibly marks a watershed moment...
Dec 4th, 2011
South Korea’s state-run Korea Resources Corporation (KORES) has reached a definitive agreement to take part in a large-scale rare earth element development project in South Africa owned by Frontier Rare Earths Ltd. Under the agreement, signed with the Toronto, Ontario-based miner in Johannesbur...
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2011
Dear Obbo Mallasaa: We have never met. I have no reasons to suspect that you even know I exist. So, let me introduce myself. My name is Malkaa Guutuu. I consider myself liberal on many issues: I don’t subscribe to the concept of race at all (there is only the human race), hold no ill-will […]...