Post Tagged with: "President Obama"

Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

June 8, 2015 12:40 pm0 comments
Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

“A life for a life”, an eye for an eye, everything is so black and white in Prince Harry’s world, well in his military world. The good guys kill the bad guys, just like in the movies, or in the video games. I’m sure his military leaders would be proud; […]

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A Cause for Concern: The Surge in Human Trafficking & Slavery

February 24, 2014 3:30 pm0 comments
A Cause for Concern: The Surge in Human Trafficking & Slavery

We have come to the end of January. For most of us, January connotes a month of healthy eating and exercise; of dealing with the dreaded post-turkey coma; and one in which we resolve to make ourselves better. This month, political parties have begun their journey to elections, altering their […]

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Adrift on an Ocean of inspiration.

January 24, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Adrift on an Ocean of inspiration.

This week’s announcement of Frank Ocean’s nomination for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation media awards in the outstanding music artist category, may come as no surprise for avid fans of the smooth, spontaneous, and melodic mastermind, whose open attitude towards his sexuality within a decisively homophobic musical sphere […]

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Election – Behind the Lines

November 7, 2012 9:23 pm3 comments

It’s just coming up to 6 PM and you’re waiting impatiently to play ping-pong with the nation’s favour. You sit bored, as with any routine situation, but take comfort in the familiarity of it all, the façade that begins to form. A hive of hired hands scurries around, painting you […]

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Obama triumphs in the US election

9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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The Reasons for South Sudan

June 2, 2012 4:34 pm0 comments
The Reasons for South Sudan

As the first year of an independent South Sudan nears its end, the prospects for peace and diplomacy between the new country and its northern neighbour seem to be increasingly bleak. On July 9th of last year [[1]], South Sudan seceded from the government in Khartoum and has since played […]

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