During the testimonials for Shinycoin in Toronto last weekend, his senior brother said that Shiny always admonished him to reach out and check on people, so that he would have many people attend his birthdays and other gatherings. This part of Shiny was evident in all the other testimonials as he's always willing to go the extra mile for others. It was also evident in his online activities and his push for social circles - an idea to push us away from individualism into the collective.
"Day is done, gone the sun, from the hills, from the sky,
All is well, safely rest safely rest, All is well.
Fading light Dims the sight, and a star gems the sky,
Gleaming bright From afar, drawing nigh, Falls the night.
Dear Shiny mi, rest!"
As I sat with a heavy heart, thinking of you being laid to rest yesterday, I could just hear your voice saying the words of the following poem
"Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free; I'm following
Through out Human history, the worst and the most lethal wounds a nation can suffer are always self-inflicted. The Roman Empire did not fall because its legions had been overrun by Gothic Barbarians, later sucessors to its hegemony, the Empire of the Ottomans and even that of the British collapsed not because of a reversal in their military fortunes, an autopsy of all three world powers revealed that their cause of death is moral decadence and internal upheaval; a deadly affliction which drains
The following is the promised sequel to Mali: Why the Junta is Gone, an article first published on my blog A Human Rights Journal.
Three months have passed since last I wrote about the crisis in Mali, events of monumental proportions had occurred in this landlocked West-African Nation. If you have been following this story from the very beginning, you will remember that I described the situation on the ground and the possible impact this conflict will have on regional and global
Updated Aug 17, 2012 at 07:34 PM by anwar.adamu
I was in a pretty good mood today,despite the heavy downpour, put on my bright yellow skirt and even brighter red lippie to run a few errands and meet up with a friend to catch up over a cuppa. I have a pretty good gut instinct even if i say so myself and ought to know by now to trust it - it's never failed me. Closer to meet up I couldn't ignore the need to bolt home and cancel the date, but being the polite person I am, I refused to be deliberately so rude. Perhaps if I had cancelled, I wouldn't