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Feature News

Memories from the lost Garden of Africa

John Otim

Like a rose garden full of bees the city of learning buzzed with the joyful sounds of celebrant youths. Everything about the place commanded the sense of the wonderful. I did not believe such a day would come. Nor that if it came, it would end!

How Britain made India poor

Shashi Tharoor

 

At the beginning of the 18th century India's share of the world economy was 23%, as large as that of all of Europe put together. By the time we won independence, it had dropped to less than 4%. The reason was simple: India was governed for the benefit of Britain

 

Will we live in a better and safer world?

Jonathan Power

According to the World Health Organization, over the last two decades infant deaths have fallen by a half, measles fatality by three-quarters, tuberculosis and maternal deaths by a half. AIDs related illnesses are dawn by more than a quarter

 

Dilemma of a small African culture and its language

Anonymous

At some point in history the gradual shift long in the works, from the spoken to the written word, as the mainstay of culture becomes a tangible phenomenon. By the middle of the 20th century the need to find a voice in the written word, grew loud and clear for most cultures around the world

Africa & the Diaspora (Fragments)

Nile Journal

How would you like to be ruled by unscrupulous people who incite violence and abuse people because they stand in their way to power and corruption? - Nigeria Woman on the prospects of her country’s impending election