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Interview with Richard Ali

Interview with Richard Ali

#Writers #History #Biafra #Secessionism #Xenophobia #NetNeutrality

On book publishing and other affairs
Mr. Ali informs us on book publishing in Africa and his experiences in Europe in that field. When we shift themes, Mr. Ali unfolds his perspective on other matters like the digital revolution, secessionism, xenophobia, modern history, the role of governments, politicians, and intellectuals against an African-European backdrop.

The Awesome People

The Awesome People

#People #History #Humanity

Historical Truth
We, the people born between 1950-1980, we are the blessed ones. We are the awesome people. Our life is a living encyclopedia. We are also the last of a kind...

Mandela | The Legacy

UbuntuFM Africa | Pres. Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

#People #History

A shrewd politician, a visionary, or both?
As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for?

Fact or fiction? When it matters and when not

Macauly | British colonial ruler in the 1800’s

#Society #History #Colonialism #FakeNews

On the deeper meaning of (mis)information
When the facts are too hard for us to bear, fiction may provide us with a comfortable alternative reality. And yet there are circumstances where both fact nor fiction matter. Because they are both beside the point.

The State vs. God

The State vs. God | Photo credit: ECD communication/Adventist Review

#Society #History #Religion

The age old legal debate on religious freedoms is still relevant today
When we think about or talk about ‘freedom of speech', people’s opinions are mostly pretty clear-cut. Yes, we should be able to speak freely about what is on our mind, regardless of the topic, as long as we don’t infringe upon another human being to that same basic human right. With regard to ‘religious freedom’ or the right to exercise religious beliefs, our conversations spark heated debate.

The Emperor’s speech

UbuntuFM Africa | The Emperor's speech

#People #History #Africa

The speech credited as the inspiration for Bob Marley's hit song "War"
This story recounts the attempts of one mortal man and humanity at large to establish everlasting peace instead of waging perpetual war. A struggle of good over evil.