SPEECH BY DR. GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN (GCFR) FORMER PRESIDENT FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.


Very rich, insightful and thought provoking.

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“A CONVERSATION TO DISCUSS THE PROMOTION OF YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP”

AT THE OXFORD UNION 24TH OCTOBER 2016.

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1. It is my pleasure and a great honour to be in the hallowed chambers of the Oxford University, one of the world’s most prestigious universities, not just to speak, but to exchange ideas and answer questions from you, some of the world’s most brilliant youths and future leaders.

2. It is instructive to note that since 1823, the Oxford Union has consistently presented this platform for scholarly and social congregation of the student population, the interchange of ideas, propagation of views in the enhancement of knowledge, and for the overall good of mankind.

3. This is highly commendable.

4. This discussion is topical for our global search for development and security. The issue of youth entrepreneurship in Africa is very critical, as Africa is the only continent in which we will witness…

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Prominent Jordanian Writer Murdered Outside of Blasphemy Trial


Vicious and shameful.

JONATHAN TURLEY

nahed_hattarimage001-e1471193063971We previously discussed the ridiculous case of prominent Jordanian writer, Nahed Hattar, 56, who was charged with blasphemy for merely sharing this cartoon. The charge was a disgrace for a nation that long prided itself on being a moderate Arab nation. It is increasingly succumbing to extreme Islamic voices and the charges against this writer were a worrisome development. Now he is dead. A man dressed in traditional Islamic garb shot and killed Hattar as he walked outside of the court in Amman.

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Lily’s House by Cassandra Parkin


Well woven I thought.

Linda's Book Bag

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I’m delighted to be part of the launch celebrations for Lily’s House by Cassandra Parkin. Lily’s House was published by Legend Press on 15th October 2016 and is available for purchase in e-book and paperback from Amazon.

I’m thrilled to have an interview with Cassandra Parkin today as well as my review of Lily’s House.

Lily’s House

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When Jen goes to her grandmother’s house for the last time, she’s determined not to dwell on the past. As a child, Jen adored Lily and suspected she might be a witch; but the spell was broken long ago, and now her death means there won’t be any reconciliation.

Lily’s gone, but the enchantments she wove and the secrets she kept still remain. In Lily’s house, Jen and her daughter Marianne reluctantly confront the secrets of the past and present – and discover how dangerous we become when we’re trying to…

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