Archive for the 'Current Issues' Category

Beauty and Fashion 95 Comments

Image Source I know such a serious title to this post. I usually title my posts after I finish writing them.  This is one of those things I somewhat think about but never read anywhere. I remember Karl Lagerfeld the Chanel Fashion designer wrote a book around five years ago about his diets.  I heard [...]

Protocol 58 Comments

I have a friend who always buys present to girls in his life; expensive ones, considerate ones, cheap ones and significant ones. A friend, a female one once asked me why I agonize about time; time I spend with potential mates while they are still potential… “as long as you are sharing the costs. I’m [...]

Hey Africa is Big 61 Comments

We forget how big it is because of the lack of socio-political influence on western culture, I think. Africa is bigger than North America, China and India combined. Yet, in the news I hear more about China or India everyday. Africa is out of mind and out of sight for the westerners. 

Flashing Lights 178 Comments

I’m standing at the bar sipping my drink and chatting up with a couple of people.  My peripheral vision is disturbed and my curiosity takes over as I turn my head to focus on the disturbance. Flashing light! My first thought is ‘what da #$@$!’.  As I realize what just had happened, my confusion changes [...]

mobile we come 29 Comments

Report shows that Africa has 12% of the new cell phone subscribers in the world, tallying 20 million more cell phone users in first Quarter of 2010. What’s actually more fascinating to me is that they’re saying that the continent now has close to 50% penetration; meaning that there’s a lot of growth left to [...]