It is very sad that almost nobody talks about this issue. In fact, it is a big shame on all of humanity. It is modern-day slavery and it is happening in Africa and other corners of the world.
Not long ago, the barbaric conditions of migrants in Libya were brought to light and the world was shocked at the horrific conditions migrants go through in Libya. Libya wasn't always this bad. Things got
Let us establish an important point from the outset. We are not talking about racism of a garden variety that, albeit still stinging, is largely benign. We are dealing with an institutional racism where a director of a department can openly announce in a public meeting that he cannot hire black professionals because "blacks do not make good accountants" and besides he would not "want [his]
Our lands are the most fertile on this planet and our rivers flow all year round. The trees are forever green in most parts and our birds never stop singing. Africa is blessed with all it takes to feed the world. Africa is blessed with all it takes to be the master and not the slave. Africa is blessed with all it takes to set the gold standard for the rest of the world to follow. If so, then why
Boko Haram's recent abduction of more than 275 girls from their school in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria has put Boko Haram in the news and we thank God Boko Haram is now in the news. At least now the world will get to know our sufferings in the hands of these monsters.
What/who is Boko Haram? To those of you who don't know, the name "Boko Haram" comes from the Nigerian Hausa language (spoken
No I am not calling for jungle justice and I am not calling for war. I am just calling for answers. Nobody deserves to die in extreme poverty and hunger. The world we live in today is not that poor as the media portray it to be. Without greed and pure wickedness, there would be enough food for every living soul. Without greed and wickedness, every child would be in school and every child would be
According to my great grandfather, "He who is bitten by a snake, fears an earthworm". That was my great grandfather's favorite proverb and he lived by it throughout his life. My great grandfather wasn't a coward. He was in fact, a very brave man.
He was always extra careful when it came to matters concerning life and death. He never took unnecessary chances.
My uncle also used to say, "It is