2018 Q1 round up – JANUARY – MARCH
Apr11

2018 Q1 round up – JANUARY – MARCH

Exciting African politics, Brexit drama, another terrorist attack in France and Winter Olympics to cheer us up.

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The British General Election 2017 by Um Homen
Jul19

The British General Election 2017 by Um Homen

Terrorists, a wheatfield, a man wearing a bucket, pop-star like adulation over a man aged almost seventy…the recent UK general election had it all

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Thinking of Manchester 2017 by Pa Yamba
Jun01

Thinking of Manchester 2017 by Pa Yamba

What happened at the Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017 was an attack on the innocents and innocence by a man who himself should have had much innocence left in him.

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ADVICE FROM ADICHIE ON RAISING A  DAUGHTER
Mar11

ADVICE FROM ADICHIE ON RAISING A DAUGHTER

Being a feminist is like being pregnant. You either are or you are not. You either believe in the full equality of women, or you do not.

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Knowing the Truth by Pa Yamba
Jan21

Knowing the Truth by Pa Yamba

Though ominous, the signs are far from conclusive and we can only hope that the damage caused by the deeply caustic rhetoric of Donald Trump will eventually make way for the better parts of the human spirit which have always valued and included the actual truth rather than preferred versions of it. Yes, if knowing the truth sets us free then it follows that we can significantly contribute to the freedom we get to enjoy.

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