A fierce fire in Susan’s Bay, Freetown, which started at about 6pm on Wednesday, 24 March highlights the insecurity of residents in Sierra Leone’s informal settlements. No death was reported but the entire community was burnt to ashes.
The word “need” implies “requirement - an essential - a necessity” like plants NEED sunlight and water or they have no chance of survival, humans NEED oxygen or we die - an obligation rather than a desire/preference/a choice made on one’s own volition. I doubt that is the case for women and men. Safe to say, indeed, we don't NEED men.
Despite this being a favour and me having the understanding that there will be no financial or any other form of gain for me for that matter, it was a matter of principle for me to show up on time as I had given her my word.
If there’s anything I’ve learnt about being a journalist it’s that things are quite often not as simplistic as they seem. They might get even blurrier when reporting from societies other than yours. A different environment or culture and even a different language might all seem too much of a change to handle when trying [...]
Several scientific studies have shown playing the piano can stimulate the brain in a way no other activity does. But can this brain stimulating exercise help build spirituality?
Homelessness is one of the growing problems in the United Kingdom. This month, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism revealed 449 homeless people have died in the UK within the past twelve months. I spoke to a few people in Cardiff to find out what they think about the problem.
Between the Cardiff Crown Court and the City Hall stands a statue to remember the South African War. The South African War Memorial, which is also called the Boer War Memorial, was erected in 1908 and unveiled by General Sir John French on 20 November 1909 to honour the victims of the Second Boer War. It [...]