Nov 25th, 2012
By Abdisamad Mooge “Kayse” OPINION “I am no regional president,” Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland region proclaimed after receiving a letter from Augustine P. Mahiga, the United Nations Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), this weekend. Th...
Aug 28th, 2012
Why are politicians in Ghana creating all these constituencies? Is it only in the name of winning elections? God help us. Ghana is a small country with an area of 92,486 square miles and a population of 24.9 million. Yet, Ghana has 230 and counting parliamentarians. Texas, which is the largest State ...
In Featured 2
Jun 30th, 2012
I am no marriage counselor or sex therapist. But one common behavior/conduct/practice in Nigeria marriages, the men have a sense of ownership of their spouse, behaving in a manner of ordering them, demanding whatever they want, and if his ruling/kingdom is not obeyed, [may] use force – BEATING,...
Jun 5th, 2012
It’s around 5,000 miles from El-Bireh, a dirty little administrative center for the Palestinian Authority bureaucracy, to Kileen, Texas. A year after Nidal Hasan opened fire in Fort Hood, killing 13 and wounding 29, a public square in El-Bireh was dedicated to Dalal Mughrabi, a terrorist who took par...
Feb 22nd, 2012
I’d like to offer a simple proposal that, if enacted, could generate a great deal of a most precious resource: moral clarity. It concerns the death penalty. Opponents of capital punishment for murderers argue that the state has no right to take a murderer’s life. Apparently, one fact that abolitionis...
Feb 21st, 2012
(CBS) ARLINGTON, Texas – A woman was held captive inside an Arlington house for nine years after she was tricked and forced into modern day slavery. CBS DFW reports this woman, who requested to be called Cindy, said she thought she was coming to Texas from Nigeria to work as a nanny for Emmanue...
In World News
Feb 20th, 2012
At least 44 people have died in a fight between rival gangs at a prison on the outskirts of the northern Mexican city of Monterrey. Victims were beaten, stabbed and stoned when a fight broke out on Sunday. Inmates at at the prison, about 140 miles from the border with Texas, include members of Mexico...
In Odd News
Feb 10th, 2012
A 32-year-old model who held the record for the world’s largest implants has walked away from a car crash after her breasts acted as an airbag. Sheyla Hershey, who has 38KKK breasts, was driving home near Houston, Texas, after a Super Bowl party on Sunday when she crashed into a tree. The mothe...
In Odd News
Jan 9th, 2012
A man has been charged with having sex with horses at least two different ranches. Cirilo Castillo, 41, of Edinburg, Texas, is accused of two counts of cruelty to animals and two counts of criminal trespass. Justice of the Peace Charlie Espinoza set the bonds for Castillo at $60,000. Scroll d...