Politiks

Blood money
Movement Politiks

Blood money

“War is one of the chief causes of poverty. War can completely undermine a country’s developing prospects, destroying schools and hospitals and putting agricultural land out of use for years to come.” Nicole Black These are the opening lines to a new study published by the War on Want, which […]

A rift in time
In Focus Movement

A rift in time

It is often said that history repeats itself: through war, political policy and even simply heredity playing out in family history. It is a rare occasion, though, that while tracing your family history the parallels between your life and an ancestor suddenly stare you in the face. This is exactly […]

Institutionalised homophobia in Africa
Globe Human Rights In Focus

Institutionalised homophobia in Africa

In late January this year gay rights activist David Kato was murdered at the door of his house in Uganda, following an incident in October 2010 in which a Ugandan newspaper published the photographs, names and addresses of 100 gay citizens. According to Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) since the publication […]

Red magic
Lifestyle Movement

Red magic

Who doesn’t love a good magician? The wand, the top hat, the disappearing acts and visual tricks, the rabbits and doves, all in the name of entertainment and mystery. Is it possible, though, that there is more to be gained from magic shows than simple entertainment? One magician, Ian Saville, […]