Archive for May, 2013

Toru Hashimoto

Japanese mayor advocates military rape

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” George Santayana Rape is necessary to boost the morale of soldiers – according to one politician who has caused outrage by trivialising the sexual slavery of thousands of Asian women during the world war. Japanese mayor Toru Hashimoto, is co-leader of an emerging conservative political party, which has[Read More…]

David Sengeh

‘Dare to dream’ says inventor and civil war survivor

A civil war survivor has found a new lease of life after pioneering a series of innovative designs which could dramatically change the outlook of amputees all over the globe. David Sengeh, 26, is a Harvard and MIT Media lab graduate student from Sierre Leone, who has come up with a technology that could change the whole field of bionics,[Read More…]

Esther Madudu

Ugandan midwife nominated for 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Ugandan midwife Esther Madudu has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her involvement in saving the lives of thousands of mothers and babies in the country. Madudu, 32, is an enrolled midwife employed by the government of Uganda. She has also become the poster girl for the ‘Stand Up for African Mothers’ campaign which aims to reduce maternal[Read More…]

World Bank “aid” program embroiled in human rights row

World Bank “aid” program embroiled in human rights row

The World Bank has come under the spotlight after allegedly funding systematic civil rights abuses across Africa. A multi-billion dollar “aid” program financed by the World Bank, the European Commission and other Western governments has been at the centre of a legal challenge by Ethiopian residents following allegations of forced evictions and torture. The Promotion of Basic Services (PBS) aid[Read More…]

Is the weather being controlled by the government?

Is the weather being controlled by the government?

It is bizarre that in recent months we have been under the influence of cold air and depression. Normally in the month of May we should have temperatures that average 17 degrees and beautiful sunshine. Instead we have temperatures that average 11 degrees and up to 14 if we are lucky. Therefore one starts to wonder what is happening. Is[Read More…]