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August 20, 2019

“Bubbly Bob”, a modern day African and Caribbean success story

Kenyan leaders and members of the public are mourning the passing of Africa’s top CEO, as Marc Wadsworth, a regular visitor to the country, reports. Guyanese-born British businessman Bob...

Bloggers a  'boon to democratic process'

Deborah Hobson An assessment of mainstream media coverage of the American mid-term elections (see The-Latest story US Elections: Bush whacked and women gain), reveals that bloggers were the other victors on the day because they were instrumental in shaping ...

US Elections: Bush whacked and women gain

America's seismic mid-term elections this week added at least five women to the next Congress, the only notable demographic shift in an otherwise dramatic political upheaval. For the most part, the US's legislature will remain dominated by white me ...

India Through The Lens Of My Camera

Julita Kaczmarek travelled to the sub-continent and returned with some remarkable photos. See them in The-Latest Image Galleries.

Korean Nuclear Bomb Irks US

Deborah Hobson North Korea announced to the world that it had successfully tested a nuclear device underground and immediately faced the rhetoric of condemnation and veiled threats of Iraq-style military action orchestrated by US President George W. Bush. ...

End Black History Month Says Top Actor

It's  'Black History Month'. Here Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN explains the misgivings several prominent Black people have about this relatively new addition to the calendar."You're going to relegate my history to a month?" ...

MEDIA ALERT: Lebanon On Brink Of Apocalypse

  United Nations officials have estimated that more than a million Lebanese civilians have had to flee their homes as a result of a month of Israeli bombing of their country. The conflict started after Hezbollah militants killed three Israeli so ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Hizbollah Politics Are Hampering Aid Drive

Special Report  -  Jonathan Erasmus   Refugee.whose home has been destroyed, Photo: Jonathan Erasmus  A delicate UN ceasefire is presently in place and humanitarian aid efforts in Lebanon are underway but the road to recovery is lon ...

BEIRUT BLOG: No One Knows The Body Count

Special Report -  Jonathan Erasmus                    Residents in Srifa, near the South Lebanon city of Tyre, began burying their dead today having only yesterd ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Refugees Return To Destroyed Homes

Special Report - Jonathan Erasmus  Over the past couple of days the first of thousands of refugees began returning home to south Lebanon and the southern suburbs of Beirut. For many it has proved to be a devastating experience as they discover their h ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Hizbollah's Hollow 'Victory'

Special Report - Jonathan Erasmus  As the clear up in Beirut began today, Hizbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah announced a “strategic, historic victory” for Hizbollah. It was a statement designed to antagonise the Israeli g ...

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