Monthly Archives: June 2013

NELSON MANDELA’S WORDS OF WISDOM : The Giant that walks in our midst.

As we brace ourselves for the inevitable, it behooves us to take a moment and try to understand the ” Madiba philosopy”. Below I share a few; ” During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of African … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA AFTER MANDELA : The “Madiba” legacy will endure.

As South Africa and the world brace for Madiba’s passing, because it is inevitable at age 94, and in poor health, one has to ponder and examine what Nelson Mandela means to South Africa, and the world. But before we … Continue reading

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THE EDWARD SNOWDEN AFFAIR : A Tale of secrets, lies and threat to democracy.

Since 9/11, the need to protect the Homeland has become ever more important. Constant vigilance is the task of the people we entrust to protect us from our enemies, whoever they are. But, at what cost and threat to our … Continue reading

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UN BLUNDERS CONTINUE IN THE DRC : Rwanda a mere scapegoat.

After blaming Rwanda for allegedly being involved in the DRC and (allegedly) supporting M23 rebels, the UN is attempting to cover up its legendary inaction and blunders by re-inventing itself. We are now told a new UN intervention force in … Continue reading

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AFRICAN UNION : 50 YEARS AND NOT MUCH ACCOMPLISHED

Last month the African Union, formerly The Organization of African Union, met in Addis Ababa to celebrate its 50th. anniversary at a reported cost of $1.3m. In the meantime, hunger and disease wreaks havoc on millions of Africans across the … Continue reading

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NELSON “Madiba” MANDELA : A profile in courage, indeed.

It may not be in good form to start talking about a man’s demise before it happens, but the four days that former South African President Nelson Mandela, 94, has spent in hospital have left everyone sitting on pins and … Continue reading

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KANZIGA’S LAST SHAKY DANCE WITH JUSTICE : All eyes are on France

A top French court (Council of State) has again thrown out Agathe Kanziga Habyarimana’s appeal for asylum, leaving the former First Lady with only two options : extradition to Rwanda to stand trial for genocide and crimes against humanity or … Continue reading

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