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The D Word

I mean deadlines. There is no doubt about it. They rule our lives. Like tyrannical rulers.

Sometimes, we get time to prepare for them. Sometimes, they are just thrust upon us. 282 more words


the rolex and the pizza

I HAVE never really liked pizza, in spite of what American television claims it represents. I do like cheese, though, in some of its various forms and presentation formats, but I generally would not choose pizza ahead of most other meals available to me. 760 more words


India: a country of contrasts

When travelling to any country, the natural thing to do is to compare it to your own; how it differs in culture, food, religion and language, to name but a few, but I’ve never been anywhere where the most stark differences occur within the country itself – until I went to India. 727 more words


Breaking the Cycle of Negativity for Change

“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.”
Shannon L. Alder

When I was younger, I was always talked about in school because of my facial features and shy demeanor to the point that I would go home crying sometimes. 625 more words


Let's play it safe, enum!

I recently came along of an episode of Route 85 by Todd Kerpelman. That episode is about not using the default statement of a… 491 more words


The new Minister of Health: Does the Cap not fit Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate?

(c) Felix Abrahams Obi
Nigeria has in the last couple of years attracted considerable attention within the global health community for the wrong reasons. We have one of the worst health indices in Africa despite our leadership position in the continent and clearly will not meet the health-related MDGs targets especially for Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) by the end of 2015. 2,718 more words

Health Reform