On the sad occasion of the fiftieth year of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, I will be writing a series of articles that will propose a number of peaceful people-to-people measures—which have been largely missing—that Israelis and Palestinians must take to bring an end to the occupation. Thi ...
We are at a point in time when it is critical that we remind ourselves of the importance of art in human emancipation. Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism at the National Gallery of Art does that – offering a tantalizing retrospective of a brilliant and daring painter whose career spanned only ei ...
The most topical issue doing the rounds these days with the All People’s Congress (APC) Party especially the Freetown Municipality is that who shall emerge as the most outstanding suitable candidate for Mayor to contest the next elections. ...
The recent killings of the former Sierra Leone Army Chief of Staff, S.O. Williams and the former Lawyer, Imran Rahman should serve as a wakeup call for Decisive Action by the Sierra Leone government. President Koroma, it is time you do something more serious, particularly in taming violence, lawless ...
I have to take time to critically look at the whole arguments presented by majority of our family members opposed to the increased in prices of fuel and our passport in the last few days /weeks. My position in both increments is one that is tied to two answers - YES & NO. ...
As my readers know, I don’t pay much attention to polls. I think they are a total waste of time and have proven to be extremely inaccurate over the past few years. According to polls, Mitt Romney should have been president after the 2012 elections. ...
One Kenyan writer described him as a ‘poet who treads where adult dread’. Another wrote about him with the following headline, ‘Inhaling life, exhaling poetry’. The subject is surprisingly 11yrd-old Minabien Baraka Mwangaza Kagira-Kargbo, who started writing poems at the age of 5. He’s the youngest ...
The impact of the network effect on the growth of Chat apps in telecommunications has become evident. In 2020 both WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger will have more than 1 billion Multi-station Access Units (MAUs) and Instagram and WeChat will be fast approaching that threshold. As these applications ...
I am really getting fed up with the constant drumbeat of criticism of Donald Trump’s campaign, especially the criticism coming from Black Republicans. They seem to be willing to give President Obama, Hillary Clinton and our party’s leadership a pass, but when it comes to Trump, all of a sudden, they ...
Israel’s continued settlement activity—whether retroactively approving ‘unauthorized’ outposts or advancing plans for new units as was recently announced—represents yet another nail in the coffin of the peace process. The settlements have become nothing but Israel’s self-entrapment, threatening its ...
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