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Tag Archive: Africa

May 01 2014

Boko Haram

Western Education is Forbidden. The Taliban thrive because it is easy to endarken the mind than to enlighten it. It takes years to create the sort of mind that would think the Taliban are souce of good. But that is a self perpetrating cycle. It is harder to make a teacher or a doctor. It …

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Apr 25 2014

HIV/AIDS denialism at the University of London’s School of Oriental And African Studies

University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies has a little blurb on its website. “It’s unique but incredibly inclusive, everyone fits in somewhere”.

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Apr 13 2014

Witch-Hunter Apostle in the UK

We have written about Helen Ukpabio before. For those who are unaware of this issue? Culture and Religion sometimes intermingle in unexpected ways. We often don’t realise how the adoption of a new idea will work. Sometimes you get curry, the combination of new world ingredients and asian spices. Sometimes you get Witchhunters.

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Mar 23 2014

A Second Rwanda

“I cannot help thinking that if the Central African Republic were not a poor country hidden away in the heart of Africa, the terrible events that have taken place and continue to take place would have stimulated a far stronger and more dynamic reaction by the outside world. How many more children have to be decapitated, …

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Jan 01 2014

Violence in Africa

There is a war in Africa, we don’t really pay much attention but there is one. And the conflict has taken a slight turn for the worse.

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Dec 07 2013

Co-opting the Dead

Nelson Mandela stood up against a great injustice and was willing to pay a huge price for that, and that’s the reason he is mourned today, because of that struggle that he performed…and I would make the argument that we have a great injustice going on right now in this country with an ever increasing size of …

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Dec 02 2013

Central African Republic – Religious Warfare

“If you are not gone by 8 o’clock tomorrow morning we will come back and shoot you and burn down the mission, You are making this a religious war” This was the threat made by about a dozen armed fighters from the Muslim faction who rolled up to the Catholic mission in their technical. There …

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Feb 13 2013

Be Loud, Be Angry, Be Visible

TW – Rape

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