Inu nwunye (marriage) states Dr. Basden, “has a foremost place in Igbo social economy. It looms upon the horizon of every maid and youth as an indispensable function to be fulfilled with as little delay as possible after reaching the age of puberty”.
Sometimes I wonder why I bother at all. In a land where survival is dependent on input, where hard work is cherished. In a land where nothing, absolutely nothing good, comes free. In a land where the vagaries of the weather is better experienced than related.
I am imperfect and I have imperfect children, in-fact my wife and I had a meeting with one of our son’s teacher this weeks for deliberate break in communication (aka lying),
Most Igbo names have symbolic meanings and are grammatical constructed; that is, they constitute a complete expression.They usually reflects the immediate circumstance after a child is born to a family. It is an expressive reminder and powerful emotive thoughts of the family before and after the child is born. Most times, they are religiously undertone […]
You burn over 25 calories in a one minute kiss? The first screen kiss wasn’t allowed in India until 1978? Kissing is healthier than shaking hands? A kiss contains about 9 milligram of water and about 0,7 grams of fat and protein? Kama sutra includes 30 different kinds of kisses? Romans could kiss each other […]
Africa Ethiopia will be celebrating millennium in September 2007? Uganda has the source of River Nile? People from Niger are Nigerien. People from Nigeria are Nigerian? About 20 million of flip flops are produced each year in Mombasa? Merry Christmas in Ghana is “Afishapa”? Namib desert is believed to be the oldest desert in the […]
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. It’s the answer told by lines that stretched around schools […]
Ã‚Â Remarks of Senator Barack Obama “A More Perfect Union” Constitution Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ã‚Â Video of the speech: Ã‚Â “We the people, in order to form a more perfect union.” Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, […]
I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
Delivered on behalf of the African National Congress, on the occasion of the adoption by the constitutional assembly of “The Republic of South Africa Constitution Bill 1996.” Delivered in Capetown on 8 May 1996. Chairperson, Esteemed President of the democratic Republic, Honourable Members of the Constitutional Assembly, Our distinguished domestic and foreign guests, Friends, On […]