Russia and Africa Relations

From 1961 to 1992, one of Moscow’s most prestigious schools bore the name of Patrice Lumumba, the Soviet-supported Congolese independence leader brutally executed in 1961. Patrice Lumumba University recruited and educated generations of foreign leaders, especially African leaders, and was just one of the many ways in which the Soviet Union cultivated ties with Africa. […]

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Korea opportunities

This year marks 70 years since the division of Korea, South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, is pushing the idea of unification as a “bonanza”. For the North, whose minuscule economy is roughly 40 times smaller than that of the South and is only beginning to show signs of reform, that would certainly be the case. […]

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Eating snakes,Eating Grass, wads of cash…where does it all end?

At a South African church rightly called “Incredible Happenings”, the pastor believes that he can exorcise demons from his female followers by sticking his fingers in their private parts in full view of his congregation. In a popular church based in Nigeria – where 84 people died after the collapse of one of the church buildings – […]

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Outstanding Controversies on the Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

Outstanding controversies on the trade deal include access to Canada’s agriculture market, Australian concerns over American pharmaceutical patent rules, Peru’s rain forest management, Chinese components in Vietnamese textile exports and labor organizing rights in Vietnam and Mexico. The dispute over access to Canada’s protected dairy and poultry markets is so fierce that some participants say […]

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Thank you Papa :)

Hi guys, finally decide to join the blogging world and my first post is definitely dedicated to my Papa. Dear Papa, You are my number one. I wish you knew how much i love you i think everyday i wake up the first person i pray for is you. You have been my best friend […]

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