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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Love, Hate & The Vote- Brexit or Remain

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us…” Nothing defines humanity like these words, they serve as a reminder that at the best and worst of times, we are human and as such…

Read More

Bring Back Our Girls

Last week, at midnight, Islamist extremist invaded a boarding school in Chibok, Bornu State, the north-eastern region of Nigeria and kidnapped more than 200 girls and young women. Some of them were recalled to sit their exams after schools had been closed for weeks due to security threats in this area. The terrorist group Boko Haram, whose name translates…

Read More