Why Do We Celebrate World Blood Donor Day?
There is a huge demand for blood in the world. The people undergoing major procedures may require blood to replenish the blood loss. Despite this, there is a large shortage of safe blood and transfusion products in the world. In order to address this issue, WHO has started a campaign to raise the awareness about the need for voluntary donation of blood. The world body runs this campaign on Blood Donor Day.Culture of Pakistan and America
This is a compare and contrast of Pakistani Culture and American Culture. Many people don’t know the similarities and differences of both cultures. This article will help shed some light on both cultures.The Imperialistic State
Webster defines imperialism as a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy or military force. It can be arguably said that by the turn of the 20th century the United Sates began to stretch it’s rule of democracy to the far corners of the globe. In truth the election of William McKinley edged the United States closer to that lofty pinnacle of dominance, regime change and nation building that we are seeing today.Remembering the Biafra Conflict
The Biafra conflict or the Nigerian civil war between 1967 to 1970 marked a significant watershed in the history of Nigeria and Africa. From a contemporary perspective it continues to be of abiding interest as the earlier Boer war in South Africa in exposing the machinations of imperial powers and imperialism in furthering their own interests while simultaneously aiding and abetting genocide.A Look at How a Diplomat Who Signed Up to Serve His Country Ended Up Serving His Own People: Part IV
With the professor’s contribution to the organization of African unity, and the OAU resolved to a level of action reasonable people would accept, the dialogue continued in an uncanny chronology. In the fifties and sixties, the Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo tribes were rival youthful siblings of their parent, Nigeria. They are old now, but like all siblings sometimes they resume killing one another.The Road To Morocco Part I
At the crossroads of two continents, the Kingdom of Morocco is a unique North African nation on the northwestern rim of Africa. The diversity of desert, ocean, mountains and temperate climate make it an ideal tourist destination-and the natives are friendly. With its rich Mediterranean soil, the Carthaginians and Romans made it their breadbasket. Assigned here as a young foreign service officer, I made it my home.Solving India’s Hunger Problem – Why and How?
By means of charity fundraising or tax deductible donations, millions of donors around the world help top NGOs in solving the problem of hunger. This is not a problem of just a handful of countries anymore. Everyone around the world is liable to solve it.The Need for an Impartial International News Service
The history of 2016 will be very hard to write. There have been so many false bulletins repeated by every news outlet, and with commercial and political pressures behind every medium, the news is rushed out in fierce competition to be first. Falsities were often corrected, but corrections are always less sensational, and hence less memorable, than the first scandalous pronouncement. Then both in connection with the Brexit referendum in the UK, and the presidential election in the USA, individuals were contradicting themselves and making unsubstantiated statements at a rate that left both the media and the public confused and floundering far behind the facts, where facts were able to be discerned.A Return To Traditional African Religion
It is quite disturbing and embarrassing to the indigenous African that our traditional religious values are on a downward slope. In his book; “How Europe Underdeveloped Africa”, Walter Rodney argues that the ravaging underdevelopment in Africa, can be traced to the cultural and political imperialism by the colonial masters. However, we are not concerned with political imperialism here.A Breakaway Nigeria: The Best Way Forward
Today, Nigeria doesn’t seem to be moving forward. Why is this? Is it because of our corrupt leaders?