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Boris Johnson’s handling of the Coronavirus crisis a “national scandal” says editor of The Lancet

Trevor Grundy | 27 March, 2020

A “national scandal” The editor of the  prestigious medical journal The Lancet has hit out at Boris Johnson’s government over the way it has handled the  corronavirus epidemic and condemning…   Read more >

Gareth Jones lives again in a ground-breaking film about genocide in the Ukraine

Trevor Grundy | 6 March, 2020

The Polish director of “Mr Jones – 1933, The Holodomor” says that this is a film that tells the most important story you will ever watch. But some Russia-watchers argue…   Read more >

Commonwealth watchers fear a race row could damage a multi-racial/cultural ‘club’ of billions

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020

At a time when Britain is looking for friends outside the EU, leading Commonwealth countries have suspended contributions to the scandal-hit Commonwealth Secretariat, the body that shapes and guides the…   Read more >

Hungary 1945-2020: Shoes along the River Danube

Trevor Grundy | 11 February, 2020

    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 >

Boris Johnson rejects call for a second Independence referendum in Scotland

Trevor Grundy | 14 January, 2020

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 >

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

Trevor Grundy | 8 January, 2020

Picture shows: John Laurie, President of the CFU with June and Denis Norman in  Harare (Picture: Alexander Joe) By TREVOR GRUNDY Family and friends gathered at All Saints Church at…   Read more >

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

Trevor Grundy | 6 January, 2020

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 >

Forty years ago in Mozambique – a death that changed the face of post-Independence Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 24 December, 2019

  By TREVOR GRUNDY   Forty years ago on December 26 the man who led the forces of ZANLA throughout Chimurenga Two never made it home from exile. At the…   Read more >

Death of Denis Norman in England

Trevor Grundy | 23 December, 2019

    Denis Norman 1931-2019   Denis Norman, Zimbabwe’s first minister of agriculture after Independence in 1980, has died in Oxfordshire, England (Friday December 20)  after a long battle against…   Read more >

Hot spots and danger zones in the age of climate change

Trevor Grundy | 24 November, 2019

 An Environmental History of India – From earliest times to the Twenty-First Century by Michael H. Fisher (Cambridge University Press, 2018 /301 pp./£21.99)   Trevor Grundy on an unsettling book…   Read more >