on December 20, 2013 at 12:56 AM / in World

Mandela’s forgotten legacies

If you didn’t know any better you will think Nelson Mandela was a religious leader judging by the praises he received after death. Not much was said about his other great qualities. As usual, I weigh in with my scalpel to bring you some of the global icon’s forgotten legacies. A fascinating read with eye-popping revelations. Enjoy.

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on June 3, 2011 at 1:43 PM / in World

A silent killer

They come in different  sizes, shapes and colors. They are everywhere. In big and small cities you see men and women talking away on it. Everyone knows they are safe to use. If they were not you would already know about it because governments would have saturated communication media with warnings of its danger. So, when the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

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on May 5, 2011 at 12:45 PM / in World

Assault on manhood

The world is undergoing an unprecedented exponential growth in information technology. At the core of it are computers which have literally taken over our lives. Unless you live in a cave and cut away from civilization, you use a computer in the course of a normal day activity. But did you know that use of laptops if placed on the […]

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on March 14, 2011 at 5:48 PM / in World

Taming the tiger

Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gadhafi, had it coming. For weeks his forces wreaked havoc in breakaway regions of his country. He ignored calls from world leaders to stop the blood bath as his forces advanced to regain control of lost territories. He and his son Saif al-Islam Gadhafi on different occasions boasted on television to the opposition that they were […]

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on February 16, 2011 at 1:51 PM / in World

Devil in the mirror

Lately, as if the world has not had enough of it, events of the Iraq war were thrust upon us again. With that, memories we would rather forget came rushing back like flashbacks of a horror movie. It all started February 15, 2011 when Rafid Ahmed Alwan  Al-Janabi in an interview with the Guardian, a British national daily newspaper, admitted for the […]

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on February 2, 2011 at 1:55 PM / in World

A new world order

Unless you live in a cave and severed from civilization, you are aware of recent happenings in Egypt. Protests started Tuesday, January 25, when (inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia) thousands began taking to the streets to protest poverty, rampant unemployment, police brutality, government corruption and autocratic governance of President Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled Egypt for 30 year. […]

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