Has the world ever been more restless?! The Arab Spring, ISIS and ISIL, Israel and Palestine conflict. Protests in Hong Kong. Displacements in Sudan, which not many news agencies cover. Ukraine and Russia. Ebola in West Africa. Despite our limitaions we must explore what we can do about the chaos and injustice in the world.
Unfortunately I don’t have the space and time to delve into detail the things I’ve just mentioned. Some of the tensions, war and death is caused by people. Humanity somehow seems to constantly fight against itself. Are we self-destructing?
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Mixed reactions to the happenings at Nelson Mandela’s memorial yesterday. From, “Why Zuma Was Booed” to “Obama Wows Crowd”. I guess we also see things based on what we look for and what is important to us. Often the significance of events etc is not in the events or the communication in them but how … Continue reading Headlines Post Mandela Memorial And A Lesson
South Africa mourns the death of Nelson Mandela. At age 95. Mandela got out of prison on his 70s but still achieved much. His legacy defined the world. A testament to individuals being able to “change the world”. Mandela was a global patriot. Related: The Anatomy Of A Great Legacy – Lessons From Nelson Mandela … Continue reading South Africa Mourns
Humbled is how I feel, right now. Today I spent the day with emerging leaders that have been, are and will be influencing the African continent through film… They are the gatekeepers of culture. They have a say on what becomes culture through the music videos, television productions, documentaries and movies they have … Continue reading Humbled
The Saturday Star (12 October 2013) covered a number of incidents where students assaulted teachers. While I applaud the Saturday Star for covering these stories, could the fact that it was put on page 17 be a reflection of how seriously we’re taking this as a country? On the front page, instead, is that Rihanna, who … Continue reading Rihanna Has No Demands – Page 1 | Students’ Violence – Page 17