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An official biography of Hirohito

By Joe Hhung Japan's Imperial Household Agency has published an official biography of the Emperor Showa (昭和天皇實錄), though he is better known the world over as just Hirohito (裕仁), his given name. Showa is his reign title. That's the ... China Post, 2 months ago
Club of Mozambique

Namibia segregated: Old Nazi ideology persists

( 2014-12-17 ) Andre Vltchek is a novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries. He wrote the following on Namibia: There is hardly any place in Africa, where divisions between the races ...
 Club of Mozambique1 day ago


Indeed, those Africans in the Congo who had been educated in the mission schools were referred to as the évolués—those who had evolved from savagery to civilization. To qualify as an évolué, an African had to have gone to school, exhibit good ...
 Modern Ghana1 month ago
Irish Independent

Small kick in the behind for Mozart, a giant leap for music

There's only one problem with Mozart. It's knowing where to start. He lived for a little less than 36 years, from his birth in Salzburg in January 1756 to his passing in Vienna in December 1791, yet Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is quite possibly the most ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

Gunpowder, treason and poppycock

The Paddy McGuffin column Right! It's time this column got a few things off its chest. First up, this week saw the annual celebration that is bonfire night, where Guy Fawkes is ritually burned in effigy. The fifth of November is indelibly ...
 Morning Star Online1 month ago

Greatest composer of all time

Wolfgang Mozart: A prolific artist, Austrian composer Wolfgang Mozart created a string of operas, concertos, symphonies and sonatas that profoundly shaped classical music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart learned the piano at the age of three, and soon ...
 Sunday Observer1 month ago

Africa: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014) - an Intellectual Giant Whom I Met in Kericho

Prof Mazrui was widely published and here we reproduce his keynote speech in 2005 at the Fourth Annual Conference organised by the Globalization for the Common Good Initiative. GCGI Founder Prof. Kamran Mofid shared this speech with Pambazuka News ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago

How The Burden Of War Debts Triggered History's First Bear Market In 1692

Wikimedia Commons This raises the question, when did that ugly bear first raise its head? By our analysis, the first fateful year was 1692 when a four-year bear market began in England. If we take the price of East India Company stock from March ...
 Business Insider1 month ago
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