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

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

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 >

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

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020 | Category: Features & Analysis

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 | Category: Features & Analysis

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 | 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 the 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

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 >