Religion

Alternatives To Science Creation Story

This paper looked at contending creation myths and concluded that they are unsatisfactory to pure reason; it presented a synthesis that it says could meet people’s yearning for a universal creation story that unified them, gave them a sense of connectedness and oneness, which it says is a critical condition for human beings to feel […]

Religion

Alternatives To Science Creation Story

This paper looked at contending creation myths and concluded that they are unsatisfactory to pure reason; it presented a synthesis that it says could meet people’s yearning for a universal creation story that unified them, gave them a sense of connectedness and oneness, which it says is a critical condition for human beings to feel […]

Business

Concentrated Solar Power: one of most promising large-scale renewable energy technologies in SA

SANEDI wants to position South Africa as leader in field Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) on its own is probably the most promising of large-scale renewable energy technologies in South Africa, says Kadri Nassiep, CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) Mr Nassiep is a headline speaker at the upcoming Solar Energy Africa […]

Africa

The harm Nollywood and religion cause Nigeria

With all the Nollywood hype on juju, money rituals, power rituals, witches and wizards, and prayers that cure all problems, one would have thought that Nigeria would be topping the medals’ list at the on-going Olympics in London. The Americas, Asia, Europe and other parts of the world would have stayed by the sidelines kowtowing […]

Africa

Syria conflict: Fate of nation at stake, says Assad

The conflict between rebels and government forces across Syria will decide the fate of the nation, President Bashar al-Assad has warned. In a written statement marking armed forces day, he praised soldiers for confronting “armed terrorist gangs”. The anti-regime uprising has in recent weeks seen fighting on the streets of the capital Damascus and the […]

Africa

Boko Haram: 2 bombers, 3 others killed in Nigeria violence

OKOTO, Nigeria –  Attacks targeting authorities in two major cities of Nigeria's troubled north have left two suspected suicide bombers dead and killed three others, authorities said Monday. Simultaneous suicide bomb attacks Monday in the major northwestern city of Sokoto also killed a civilian and a police officer, said the regional police chief, Assistant Inspector […]

Boko Haram

Nigeria: Insecurity – Mixed Reactions Trail Obasanjo, IBB Warnings

Mixed reactions ranging from commendation to criticism, yesterday, trailed Sunday’s joint declaration of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida on the state of insecurity in the country. While regional groups, including the Arewa Consultative Forum and Afenifere welcomed the intervention of the two elderstatesmen, the intervention received thumbs down from Ohanaeze which flayed the […]