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

Trevor Grundy | 1 December, 2019 | Category: Features & Analysis

 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 >

Gandhi: Will he be the next victim of Britain’s ‘politically correct’ militants?

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

While a student campaign has failed to stop a statue of Mahatma Gandhi being raised in Manchester, the row over his bigoted attitudes continues to rage – including in India….   Read more >

Hot spots and danger zones in the age of climate change

Trevor Grundy | 24 November, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

 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 >

Forty years after his brutal murder hope rises for the canonisation of Zimbabwe’s “leper saint.”

Trevor Grundy | 23 November, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

By TREVOR GRUNDY   On the 5th September 1979, a group of Robert Mugabe’s guerrillas (ZANLA)   kidnapped and then slaughtered the former head of a leper colony in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)….   Read more >

Blood River – A memory at the heart of the Afrikaners’ battle to surivive

Trevor Grundy | 14 November, 2019 | Category: Book Reviews Uncategorized

Bridge Over Blood River: The Afrikaners’ Fight for Survival by Kajsa Norman (Hurst & Company, London 2016)   TREVOR GRUNDY reviews Kajsa Norman’s book Bridge Over Blood River   MODERN HISTORIANS…   Read more >

Strongmen – Paving stones towards totalitarian dictatorships

Trevor Grundy | 14 November, 2019 | Category: Book Reviews

STRONGMEN edited by Vijay Prashad published by OR Books 2018 • Paperback 112 pp. ISBN 978-1-682191-69-9 • E-book 978-1-682191-70-5) Reviewed by TREVOR GRUNDY Until recently, progressives believed that the retreat…   Read more >

For Two Thousand Years – A literary masterpiece into English at long last

Trevor Grundy | 13 November, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

    https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/280583/for-two-thousand-years/ “For Two Thousand Years” by Mihail Sebastian (Penguin Books, London 2016, 231pp £9.99) Reviewed by Trevor Grundy The Romanian-Jewish author Mihail Sebastian (1907-45) isn’t a household name…   Read more >

A SWAPO comrade’s experience of betrayal and torture

Trevor Grundy | 13 November, 2019 | Category: Book Reviews

Book Review/Opinion   SWAPO Captive – A comrade’s experience of betrayal and torture by Oiva Angula (Zebra Press, South Africa R 230/ 179pp.) Review by Trevor Grundy   A regius…   Read more >

Corporation with a licence to kill

Trevor Grundy | 12 November, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

  Reviewed by Trevor Grundy   SO MANY words of Indian origin have entered the English language and the Hindustan word for plunder, loot, is the best known. Indeed, Loot…   Read more >

Garfield Todd – The End of the Liberal Dream in Rhodesia, by Susan Woodhouse

Trevor Grundy | 9 October, 2019 | Category: Book Reviews

The story of Garfield Todd in Central Africa starts in 1934. At the age of 26 he and his 23- year old wife, Grace and their adopted daughter, Alycen, came…   Read more >