Columns

The Human Disease Called Trust Deficit Disorder, By Owei Lakemfa

...the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the world this Tuesday that it is suffering from a "trust deficit disorder.” He explained that democratic principles are threatened and the world, disjointed: "The world is more connected, yet societies are becoming more fragmented. Challenges are growing outward, while many people are…
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Columns

Syria: Highway To Universal Conflagration, By Owei Lakemfa

There is no concerted effort to end the bloody Syrian Civil War because the West knows that it will be a victory for the Syrian government; so, international power brokers concentrate on negotiating territories, ‘humanitarian corridor’, ‘safe passage’ for rebels and their families, and ceasefire to allow the evacuation of…
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Opinion

Hurricane Trump Makes a Landfall In the United Nations, By Owei Lakemfa

It is truly difficult to decide who is more a statesman and less dangerous to world peace; Kim Jong Un of North Korea whom Trump called the “Rocket man” or Hurricane Trump. Hurricane Maria made a landfall on the Caribbean on Tuesday, tearing homes and towns, leaving so massive destruction,…
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Opinion

2015 As the Year of Extreme Poverty and The Terrorist!, By Owei Lakemfa

Yet, the greatest danger to humanity is not ISIS or the terrorist; it is poverty; poverty pushes people into desperate actions, extremist organisations and terrorist cells. With one percent owning about half of global wealth and Oxfam saying some 85 persons own as much wealth as billion persons, the rich…
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