Day 23- for the prompt, sacrificial kindness.
I wonder if the consciences of tyrants twinge just a little too, when they inflict a new pain. 6 more words
Something of fundamental importance happened last week in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abbeba. At the AU summit of heads of states, the AU peace and security commission’s proposal to send AU peace keepers to Burundi was unwelcome. 6,144 more words
Today yet again, I put down my words with a heavy heart. My soul feels as if it has aged rapidly overnight. I have been walking around in a daze since I woke up to hear the news of the brutal murder of social media activist, prolific blogger and human rights defender Yameen Rasheed. 1,805 more words
A Heathrow airport drug smuggling racket importing more than £10million of cocaine into Britain was smashed following a series of dawn raids today.
The drugs, which also included 50 kilos of cannabis, was shipped into the UK in 15 months through the UK’s biggest airport. 250 more words
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says books helped her escape a tough childhood. In a speech to students at Stanford University, she recounted the period just after the passing of her father. 99 more words