May 22 2020

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Melodies of a new Africa

May
23
John Otim

There was about the evening something truly noblesse, as if the universe was about to blow up and break out in a colossal firework. The canopy ablaze. From the Mountains to the east came whispers of winds laden with fragrance, everything made for a fairyland. It was amazing just to be there and he was right in the middle of it

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A Machiavellian America in the Middle East

May
23
Jonathan Power

The war in Syria has dropped out of the news, like almost everything else, in a time when the Coronavirus seems to dominate all discourse and reporting. But the regime of Bashar al-Assad continues to strangle its own country. The Russians continue to bomb on his behalf. The Americans work semi-clandestinely to undermine the regime and its Russian backers.

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COVID-19 pandemic exposes world-wide inequality

May
23
Okot Nyormoi

COVID-19 first appeared early December 2019 as a mysterious respiratory disease in Wuhan Province China. By December 20, 2019, there were 60 confirmed cases. It did not attract much world attention and was dismissed as another flu that would soon disappear.

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Independent schools’ movement in colonial Kenya 1910 -1960

May
23
Anonymous

During the colonial period in Africa, education was almost entirely the monopoly of the missionaries. Missionaries had close ties with the colonial power. In Kenya education became the weapon white settlers chose to maintain a firm grip on the country. By limiting the advancement of Africans in every way. Nothing posed a greater threat to their rule like an educated African.

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