Abandoning citizens in their country
They began where all quarrels begin, at the beginning. In the beginning was the word and that is where it began, words of the mouth. Can you imagine two or more dumb people quarreling? Especially, if they were blind together with it.
How Peter Hain successfully made good trouble
If anyone began life from rock bottom Peter Hain did. But he was bright, loved and played all the sports, took advantage of all lemons given him, and he used his initiative.
When chaos, disaster and catastrophe accompany trouble
Nations, like individuals, suffer trauma from national calamities. Like individuals, nations can get stuck at that point winning and drowning in their tears world without end. Or, like Israel and Rwanda, reference it but go on with living and building...
When power changes hands in South Africa
As new settlers arrive in South Africa, you get told all sorts of stories. You get told stories that would ensure you emphasize with the perceived group you belong to.
Amazing her amusing him
Can you tell a story about zoos without mentioning animals? It is possible. Just mention one animal, say a lion. And it would be the story about the Prophet and the Lion at the University of Ibadan years ago.
Built in stone in 1962
The open street from the top of what used to be the Armel’s Transport Service office down pass the petrol station and on to Oke-Eda is still open but overcrowded.
Of all the good news that came from the restrained face of President Ramaphosa, last Monday, the most welcome was the nomination of Cuba for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, 2021.
Let’s organise our year 2021
As the year 2020 rolled out of our lives, I called out our team to organise ourselves for this new year 2021. Every four weeks, we shall have a turnaround of topics: a book review...
To beg and to be refused
Twice he asked for his help. Twice he refused to help him. Biodun asked his childhood friend to take the English General Paper on his behalf.