I am of the opinion that Kenyans and Barbadians are in the same boat of political gloom. Barbadians have before them an ever falling/failing government. They had before that another party/government that failed them, thus they got rid of them. Now they have a number of options for totally new governance that have not been tried or tested. What shall Barbadians do?
I don’t know how unbiased you can be when reviewing an activity hosted by your own organisation. Nevertheless, I am writing on “Community Conversations,” a panel discussion hosted yesterday evening by the African Heritage Foundation (AHF).
After viewing the Grantley Adams Memorial Lecture hosted by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) with feature speaker Ms Marsha Caddle last night, I was left with a feeling of “schupse.”
“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand….
2015 was a tumultuous year for the higher education sector in South Africa. Transformation moved to the heart of the national discourse through two sets of events: the #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall movements. Collectively, these became the largest student social movements since the dawn of South Africa’s democracy in 1994.
A Caribbean bloc committee pointed to Nazi Germany and Apartheid South Africa as examples of the violence and danger of xenophobia. The Caribbean Community’s committee said Monday the regional bloc should urge the Dominican Republic to put an end to its policies spurring the mass deportation of Haitians, in a move to prevent a humanitarian crisis in the region and avoid similar immigration policy spreading to other Caribbean nations. Caricom’s…
Dr. Motsoko Pheko On 12 February 2015 the President of South Africa Jacob Zuma announced that his ANC government would soon be tabling The Regulation Of Land Holdings Bill. This Bill when it becomes law would place a ceiling of 1200 acres on land ownership by South Africans and would no longer allow foreigners to own land in South Africa. Is this not too late and too little after 20…
By Melaku Mulualem K. This world is rich in resources and also rich in violence and war. The wars can be broadly divided in to two: intrastate war and interstate war. There are different methods in solving such wars and conflicts. One of the non-violent methods of solving conflicts and wars is “sex boycott”.
By Peter Adamu After taking to the streets to protest Cabinet’s decision on Guy Scott, Patriotic Front youths are planning to file an injunction to stop the Vice-President from acting as Republican president because the constitution bars him from occupying that position following the death of President Michael Sata on Tuesday.
As we continue our focus on Reparations we continually want to shine a light on Self Reparations. In our previous feature we covered a number of points as it relates to steps we can take to advance the empowerment of our people. We at OAH would like to add to this by calling for the respective Reparation Task Forces that have been activated to gather information on atrocities done to…