On the brink of disaster: Afghanistan

30 Jul

On the brink of disaster: how decades of progress in Afghanistan could be wiped out in short order

https://theconversation.com/on-the-brink-of-disaster-how-decades-of-progress-in-afghanistan-could-be-wiped-out-in-short-order-164087

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Together, one mind, one soul, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant seeds of hope, then march together towards a better future…a far brighter tomorrow

How can you people be so narrow minded? Before expressing your opinion about other civilizations you should know that, the stepwell was built between 800-900 A.D. and because the state of Rajasthan is…

28 Jul

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How can you people be so narrow minded? Before expressing your opinion about other civilizations you should know that, the stepwell was built between 800-900 A.D. and because the state of Rajasthan is…

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Nigeria is bleeding in many parts – Afenifere

21 Jul

Maureensblog

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenfere, has declared that Nigeria is bleeding in many parts as a result of the many challenges facing it.

In a communiqué issued at the end of its meeting at Ogbo-Ijebu, the home of its leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere said it was ready to meet with stakeholders to discuss restructuring, devolution of power and true federalism.

The communiqué reads: “Afenifere observes that going by the rate at which terrorism and related vices are spreading, the Nigeria nation is bleeding in many parts. There is the need by the federal government to urgently put a halt to various acts of terrorism, kidnapping, the herders/farmers clashes and the like.


https://cse.google.com/cse.js?cx=748c01c09655f7506

This, the Federal Government can do, by immediately allowing states to have their police. Security apparatus should be democratised to the local level.”

“Given the challenging situations we face, Afenifere calls for, indeed actually ready for meetings of…

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Red Line

4 Jul

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”

30 Jun

Dr Chris Smith: Covid-19 science news

25 Jun

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

https://www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018801411

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/20210626

Cambridge University consultant clinical virologist Dr Chris Smith joins us with the latest Covid-19 science, and to answer your questions.

Dr Smith will discuss the Delta variant, and whether the current vaccines are robust enough to cope with the emerging Covid-19 variants.

https://covid19myblog.wordpress.com/

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Sins of our Forefathers (from Mail and Guardian- M@G)

24 Jun

Perhaps the most naturally gifted driver…of them all

23 Jun

The Write Stuff — “THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING “INTERVIEWS”

14 Jun

The Journey of my “Political Awakening”

9 Jun

http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com
The various books on South Africa that Craig “felt inspired” to write are available at
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=south+africa.+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss
and
https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=south+africa+craig+lock

Craig’s various Rainbow books (on South Africa) are available at
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“Worst-selling writer”
All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –
MINE!
All proceeds go to a local charity (most worthy)-
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Craig's Books

How a South African “Moegoe” became “politically aware”

pic from https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+end+of+the+line+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

Timol – Pursuit of Justice

from https://www.google.co.za/search?q=ahmed+timol&source=hp&ei=VwPAYPnRIeeJ4-EP07OI6AI&iflsig=AINFCbYAAAAAYMARZzmLzQWreAmk4MkgE6D7sr_Y-Q4i&oq=ahmed+timol&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAMyCwguEMcBEK8BEJMCMgIILjICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAOggIABCxAxCDAToFCAAQsQM6DgguELEDEIMBEMcBEKMCOggILhDHARCvAToICC4QsQMQkwI6BQguEJMCOgQIABAKOgQILhAKUO8RWNtMYPxkaABwAHgAgAGXEYgB1DKSAQswLjIuNS4yLjktMpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXo&sclient=gws-wiz&ved=0ahUKEwi52fqXnonxAhXnxDgGHdMZAi0Q4dUDCAc&uact=5

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I was in my first job and still remember vividly police chasing students from my office at the top of Adderley St near the Cathedral in St Georges St – the first stirrings of my “political conscience”. Think I wrote about it in my very first manuscript, How a South African “Moegoe” * became “politically aware”

*= “drongo”

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I think the students were protesting the death (“suicide”) of Ahmed Timol at John Vorster Square in 1971

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/detention-without-trial-in-john-vorster-square-south-african-history-archive/gQ-

https://www.google.co.za/search?q=police+chasing+students+St+Georges+cathedral++&ei=GgTAYNH5BrGQmgeT8p7wDA&oq=police+chasing+students+St+Georges+cathedral++&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAMyBwghEAoQoAFQ9ZQjWPWUI2DBmSNoAXAAeACAAYMCiAHyA5IBAzItMpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXrAAQE&sclient=gws-wiz&ved=0ahUKEwjR7t30nonxAhUxiOYKHRO5B84Q4dUDCBE&uact=5

https://www.google.co.za/search?q=police+students+St+Georges+cathedral+cape+town&biw=1366&bih=635&tbm=vid&ei=IAfAYMPqGsiprtoP4Oe14AQ&oq=police+students+St+Georges+cathedral+cape+town&gs_l=psy-ab-video.12…10484.10484.0.14634.1.1.0.0.0.0.584.584.5-1.1.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab-video..0.0.0….0.KytrPg5s41E

https://journalistandwriter.wordpress.com/

Also see

https://www.capetownmagazine.com/public-holiday-day-of-reconciliation

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