Headlines that changed the world

February 12, 2019

World’s First adhesive postage stamp 1st May 1840

All you need today is a minute to type a message on your cell phone and send it to all you want to deliver the message to, and as the sender, you are the one who will be charged. Back then when cell phone didn’t exist people communicated through letters […]
March 27, 2019

The Civil War begins 13th April 1861

1861 The country that so much believes in democracy and the one that tries to be a role model to many countries also had its downs and it has also come from somewhere,  for four years America under  the leadership of president Abraham Lincoln it wrote a history of the […]
July 21, 2019

Trump’s racism and American exceptionalism

The belief that America is exceptional is based on the old colonial misconception that power bestows moral superiority. The uproar over US President Donald Trump’s latest outrageous remarksattacking four members of the US Congress – Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Ilhan Omar, all women of colour – for constantly […]
July 21, 2019

What Ethiopia needs is an independent prosecution

Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reform agenda cannot succeed unless the office of the Attorney General is depoliticized.   More than a year after his rise to power, the honeymoon period for Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has finally come to an end. Following the federal government’s relatively strong response to a […]
July 21, 2019

General Ershad: The deposed dictator who became kingmaker

Over the past four decades, General Ershad demonstrated he was a master of political survival. General Hussain Muhammad Ershad, the military dictator of Bangladesh for most of the 1980s, died on July 14 in Dhaka. He was 89 years old. Ershad’s peaceful death due to old age marked an unexpectedly mundane end […]
July 21, 2019

Tourism, trade top agenda as President Kenyatta hosts Sierra Leone and Mauritius leaders(Photos)

NAIROBI, 18 July 2019 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House Nairobi separately held talks with Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio and Mauritius Acting President Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory where tourism and trade topped the agenda of their discussions. At the meeting between President Kenyatta and President Bio, […]
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