I MAKE no apologies about what i will say in the next sentence. Corporate leadership in any sector should be driven by a bit of empathy, not bombastic bragging. Yes, corporate entities are there to make profit, that is the baseline, but there comes a point when the means to the end is much more important than the end itself.
THIS week, Belfast has done very well. The weather! For those of us from Africa, the weather has played with our minds, we have felt like we are back there. I keep thinking that I am in a place in East Africa called Magadi, the heat there is sweltering. Another thing about the Belfast weather,it might be raining in the West but not a drop in the East. What is that about?
SOME people do walking or running for fun, others do it as part of a leisure activity. People do walking as a daily natural occurrence; they must walk up and down the stairs or to the village centre to buy some fresh groceries.
THIS is a man who will not trade for his life his family. He loves his wee family life here in Belfast. The rest of the clan are thousands of miles away on the same island that gave us Freddie Mercury of British rock band, Queen.
[caption id="attachment_40797" align="aligncenter" width="610"] BRITAIN'S COLONIAL CRIMES: Mbuya Nehanda (centre) is regarded as the Mother of the Nation in Zimbabwe and led the first war of resistance (Chimurenga CheKutanga) against European domination of the region.[/caption]
November 8 2008. On this day we the African and Caribbean people living in Derry organised one of the first Obama victory events worldwide. Having just been elected, he was President-elect, and we were celebrating, never mind someone challenging him at the US Supreme Court.
THERE are many good things happening in the community. People are using their time to find out how they can support those who are in need. Of course, this has been the norm here in Northern Ireland for a long time but in the Corona times people have become more active in helping others despite the constraints of social distancing.