OPINION

Could Celebrities Really Save Africa’s Wildlife?

Could Celebrities Really Save Africa’s Wildlife?

“How many killing seasonsCan you justify?How many dead and bleedingOnly for an Ivory lie?”   The lyrics of musician, Slash’s guitar-strung rock tune, “Beneath the Savage Sun” shock with their rawness....

Unity in Disunity: Africa, after 53 years of pancontinental integration

Unity in Disunity: Africa, after 53 years of pancontinental integration

In 1963 – in a time when the African continent was staking its freedom from Western colonialism – the optimistic, full-of-verve leaders of 32 newly independent countries gathered in Ethiopia’s...

Women’s Sexuality & Men’s Fear

Women’s Sexuality & Men’s Fear

Years ago, Mother Teresa was invited to attend an anti-war rally. She declined, reportedly saying something like: “Anti-war protestors are some of the most war-like people I’ve ever seen. I...

Women’s Tepid Relationship with Online Dating

Women’s Tepid Relationship with Online Dating

A woman’s well-rehearsed routine: a cruise through a slew of profile pictures, rarely spending more than a moment to look at the myriad of faces, swipe left or right and...

The Geek Out Pay Out

The Geek Out Pay Out

Donning skinny ties, sleek blazers over knitted cardigans and satchel bags in hand or draping from their shoulders, geeks are no longer at the bottom of the social food chain,...

Binge Watching Is it Really Healthy?

Binge Watching Is it Really Healthy?

Credit: Meagan Young binge watch·ing “The practice of watching multiple episodes of a television program in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming.” – Oxford Dictionary While the theory of...

American Idol Winners…Where Are They Now?

American Idol Winners…Where Are They Now?

I don’t think there is anybody on the planet that does not know or has not heard of America’s most beloved reality singing show, which, for years now, has rewarded...

The Music Which is Still Impacting The World

The Music Which is Still Impacting The World

Appearing in the late 1970s, with the increased popularity of block parties, rap music, a.k.a hip hop, crashed on to the music scene in urban New York, opening the way...

Is it All Just about Guns?

Is it All Just about Guns?

The Second Amendment in the U.S. Constitution allows citizens of the United States the right to “a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the...

Saving Kenya's Wildlife

Saving Kenya's Wildlife

Despite the intense international attention on wildlife crime, only a tiny percentage of wildlife killed in Kenya is for any international trade of wildlife products. In Kenya at least, by...

Trophy Hunting Vs Poaching

Trophy Hunting Vs Poaching

Humans are predators by nature. Since the dawn of our species, we have hunted to ensure our survival. The primitive earth-roaming, spear-wielding eon of our existence, however, is long gone....

What does it mean to be a Gentleman in 2015?

What does it mean to be a Gentleman in 2015?

A photo of a man and a woman walking side-by-side went viral earlier this year causing a social media storm when some people suggested that there was something ‘wrong’ with...

All That I Needed to Know in Life I Learned from The Wizard Of Oz

All That I Needed to Know in Life I Learned from The Wizard Of Oz

On May 17th, 1900, Chicago publisher George M. Hill Company published L. Frank Baum’s children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. I’m certain that neither Baum nor his publisher had...

A LASTING IMPRESSION By Jessica Haines

A LASTING IMPRESSION By Jessica Haines

It was the whimsical period of bell bottoms, The Beatles, Barbies, flower power, tie-dye and Che Guevara. What is it about the 60s that makes it so chock-full of our...

The Problem with Political Correctness by BJ Gallagher

The Problem with Political Correctness by BJ Gallagher

Mom was wrong when she taught me, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” Names DO hurt – names can...

A Journey of Purpose by Julian Lennon

A Journey of Purpose by Julian Lennon

As the son of activist musician John Lennon, it’s no surprise that Julian Lennon has embarked on his own quest to change the world and help those in need with...