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Former Supreme Court judge warns that Britain could be heading towards a police state

Trevor Grundy | 30 March, 2020

Former Supreme Court judge warns that Britain could be heading towards a police state By Trevor Grundy London, March 30, 2020 – – -The British public, the police, politicians and…   Read more >

Cancellation of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Rwanda now seems certain

Trevor Grundy | 25 March, 2020

  By TREVOR GRUNDY London (March 25, 2020) – – – The 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda is expected to be postponed or cancelled within …   Read more >

Traditional religious beliefs can fuel the spread of killer viruses in Africa and Asia

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020

First published in the October 2015 edition of the Zambian monthly magazine “The Bulletin and Record”   President Obama says that if the Ebola virus mutates –making it even more…   Read more >

Remembering Spanish Flu that swept the world after the First World War (1914-1918)

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020

History (From articles published in Politicsweb (South Africa) Cold Type (Canada) and Asian Affairs (London) in August 2014) The rise of antibiotic superbugs poses what the British Prime Minister David…   Read more >

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

Trevor Grundy | 21 February, 2020

  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 the road and still going strong in Kenya

Trevor Grundy | 12 February, 2020

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 >

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

Trevor Grundy | 5 February, 2020

  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 >

Zambia faces food shortages after another season of drought

Trevor Grundy | 12 January, 2020

  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 >

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

Trevor Grundy | 29 December, 2019

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 >

Investigative journalist pays £90,000 to go free in Magufuli’s independent media bashing Tanzania

Trevor Grundy | 1 December, 2019

 25th February 2020 A report in The Times (today) said that Erick Kabendera was persuaded to admit money laundering and tax vasion to get out of prison. But he was…   Read more >