Monthly: December 2013

The repeat of the Rwandan genocide must be averted in Bangui


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THIS WEEK I LEARNED THAT AT least 400 people have been killed in Central African Republic (CAR), where an interreligious conflict rages on. Most of the victims are those who cannot defend…

Tensions in East Asia will culminate into no war


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

CHINA DERMACATED AN AIR DEFENCE IDENTIFICATION zone at least a week ago. The zone includes Senkaku/Diaoyu islands for which the relationship between China and Japan has taken a serious nose-dive. The territorial tensions…

Mandela’s character transformed South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

PRESIDENT MANDELA IS GONE, AND THE legacy he leaves behind is indescribable. I got to know about his passing through social media. I was saddened, but also remembered that…