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April 30th, 2018 - 9:45 am § in Schools & Colleges

Are PhD’s Useful?

In the age of Bezos, Gates, Musk .. should we be be producing PhDs? Last night at dinner I met a very bright young couple.  One lady with a science background is, of all things, working on interior design for Lockheed.  Her wife, also bright, is an entrepreneur working on a social media start up [[...]

February 27th, 2018 - 12:42 pm § in Misc.

Perils of the too rich!

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October 21st, 2017 - 1:50 am § in Uncategorized

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Adam and Eve .. she was a Neanderthal!

Neanderthal-Human Hybrid Unearthed DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes. By Bob Grant | June 22, 2015 DNA taken from a 40,000-year-old modern human jawbone from the cave Pestera cu Oase in Romania reveals that this man had a Neandertal ances[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

When Power Shifts

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August 1st, 2017 - 1:45 am § in Misc.

A Song From South Africa

Mjay Hutchinson FACEBOOK Loosely translated No one will see you eating pap and fat, no one will see you drink water with sugar, just close the windows, lock the door, then no one will see[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs, world

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 7:23 pm § in Foreign Affairs

50 Years After Nigerian Civil War

THE IRONY OF MEMORIAL DAY: 50 Years Ago Today, Biafra Began What Was To Be a Failed Secession. America’s Memorial Day remembers the dead Union soldiers after our civil war.  The irony for immigrants from Nigeria  is that this day is also the anniversary Nigeria’s civil war.  Our war [...]

May 16th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Misc.

Africa

Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa Of Billions In Natural Resource Dollars[...]

April 24th, 2017 - 7:57 am § in Religion

African Pride

Chinazor Onianwah This is stupid at every level. Many Africans do not appreciate their culture until a white man embraces it. Before Bo Derek adorned her coif with corn rows, blacks in America shunned braiding their hair or looking African. Same Africans who gave up their religion for Christianity a[...]