WHAT’S HAPPENING… IN TIGRAY

In 2020, whilst the events in the US rode roughshod over everything else, political or otherwise, around the globe, there was a conflict brewing in the East of Africa, the horn of the continent, in Ethiopia, between the Tigray tribe and its federal government. So what is happening in Tigray? Let’s take a short walk…

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46. NOT JUST ANOTHER WEDNESDAY

I didn’t think we’d make it to today without further incident. Three Wednesdays before this, the world witnessed an insurrection incited by the president of the United States. The Wednesday after that, said president was being impeached in a most bi-partisan effort and this Wednesday, a new president has been successfully inaugurated as the next…

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GRENFELL

I lived in a  tower block much like Grenfell Tower when I first came to London, with my mom and sister, and several relatives coming and going. It was a squeeze at times but we lived there for over a decade in Kilburn, a half hour from Grenfell Tower by bus. If I looked out…

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REFUGEE

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a…

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