March 2006

Ten Tips To Get Over Him

Deborah HobsonGirls, we all know what happens when a celebrity marriage or love union ends. If you're A list actress Demi Moore, former wife of Hollywood action man Bruce Willis or actress turned fashion designer Sadie Frost, divorced from film star Jud ...

Culture Meets Cause in Nigeria

 At a tender age, Lamide Akinsanya  (pictured left) sprinkled red rose petals on the floor of London’s lavish Café Royale.  They symbolised the innocents whose lives had been cruelly taken by the killer virus, AIDS.  This ...

Super Scoop Morgan

 Christine Hosein Scandal and wanton over the top excess, are just  some of the words to describe  the roller coaster rise to fame of a colourful ex-Mirror editor. Piers Morgan's autobiography, The Insider, records  his career from juni ...

Scandal of Bleached Black Faces

The-Latest  SPECIAL REPORT  -  Deborah Hobson  "If you’re Black stay back, if you’re brown hang around and if you’re white you’re alright”. Thus went an ugly, rhyming catchphrase of African and Caribbean colonial times. Its message und ...

More Women's Voices Welcomed in SA

Jacqui Hlongwanein Johannesburg, for The-Latest South Africa has made substantial progress in having women's voices heard in the media, says a study released to coincide with International Women's Day on Wednesday.Titled 'Who Makes the News?', the report w ...

Bush Beats Drum for War

Jon Brooker  And so it begins again. The bellicose rhetoric for what could be called, phase three of President George W. Bush’s plan to eradicate the ‘'axis of evil’' has started. The US agenda to bring 'democracy' to nations it ...

A Pharaoh's Tale

 People are closely watched by CCTV and a wax statue of the owner Mohamed Al-Fayed atop a golden pillar when they walk into the UK's world famous department store Harrods. Alert security guards pay close attention shoppers and staff. It is a bit ...

Cartoons 'Not About Free Speech'

British Home Secretary Charles Clarke has accused the Danish Government of making "a serious mistake" in the insensitive way it handled relations with Muslim countries after the publication of deeply offensive cartoons which were disrepectful&nbs ...

Death of British Corner Shop

 Phil Simms   When French leader Napoleon was asked what he thought of the UK he famously replied: "Britain is nothing more than a nation of shopkeepers." So, who would have thought that in 10 years time - the 200 anniversary of th ...

Bird Flu NHS Alert

  New NHS studies conducted on "Bird Flu" (for which The-Latest has just received conclusive results) indicate that in certain cases this can now be transmitted to humans.  We foresee a possible contamination in most health board a ...