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Malice in Wonderland – A Commonwealth saga that grows ‘curiouser and curiouser’ by the day

Trevor Grundy | 21 February, 2020 | Category: Features & Analysis

  By Trevor Grundy   “Curiouser and curiouser,” exclaimed Alice when she came across Tweedledum and Tweedledee at the Pool of Tears in Lewis Carroll’s  Alice in Wonderland. Un-grammatical but…   Read more >

The Nation – Sixty years down thre road and still going strong in Kenya

Trevor Grundy | 12 February, 2020 | Category: Book Reviews Category: Features & Analysis

By TREVOR GRUNDY   One of Kenya’s best known journalists, Cyprian Fernandes, is putting the finishing touches to a private circulation book that tells part of the story of one…   Read more >

Hungary 1945-2020: Shoes along the River Danube

Trevor Grundy | 11 February, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

    By Trevor Grundy February 11, 2020   Jews in Hungary are this week remembering the “liberation” of Budapest after a 50-day siege by the Red Army 75 years…   Read more >

The Commonwealth’s “Baroness Shameless” is told to get a grip or go

Trevor Grundy | 5 February, 2020 | Category: Features & Analysis

  At a time when Britain is looking to friends outside the European Union, New Zealand has pulled its funding for the Commonwealth Secretariat, the London – based body that…   Read more >

Boris Johnson rejects call for a second Independence referendum in Scotland

Trevor Grundy | 14 January, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

By Trevor Grundy   The UK Government today (January 14, 2020) turned down a request made by Scotland’s first Minister, Nicola Sturgeon for a second referendum that could lead to…   Read more >

Zambia faces food shortages after another season of drought

Trevor Grundy | 12 January, 2020 | Category: Features & Analysis

  BY A CORRESPONDENT   Victoria Falls is known locally as Mosi-oa Tunya (“The Smoke that Thunders”) due to the power of the water from the Zambezi River that often…   Read more >

Denis Norman 1931-2019: The Odd (White) Man In Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 8 January, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

  By TREVOR GRUNDY Family and friends gathered at All Saints Church at Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, England today (January 8) to attend the funeral service of Denis Norman, who died…   Read more >

Guy Arnold, leading British anti-apartheid activist, dies at the age of 87

Trevor Grundy | 6 January, 2020 | Category: Obituaries Category: Uncategorized

By TREVOR GRUNDY The British explorer, writer, scholar and anti-apartheid campaigner Guy Arnold died in London on Saturday January 4. He was 87. Arnold  was a prolific author and journalist…   Read more >

Christians in Europe share a common memory of the murdered saint who defied an English king

Trevor Grundy | 29 December, 2019 | Category: Features & Analysis Category: Religion

By  TREVOR GRUNDY   Thomas Becket, the 12th century’s “turbulent priest” whose murder in Canterbury Cathedral on December 29, 1170  brought a powerful mediev0al monarch to his knees  during a…   Read more >

Yesterday in Paradise – A Goan journalist remembers days of sunshine and sorrow in Kenya

Trevor Grundy | 27 December, 2019 | Category: Book Reviews

  Review by TREVOR GRUNDY   “History,” says a character in Louis de Bernieres’s novel Captain Corellis’s Mandolin,”ought to consist only of the anecdotes of the little people who are…   Read more >