Young runners struggling to fly

Island Editorial Our political leaders keep saying, ad nauseam, that children are the future of this country. One cannot agree with them more. They never miss an opportunity to wax eloquent on their commitment to fulfilling children’s needs. But, between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is said to be worn out. Advertisements

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Selfish Urban Professionals and Governance…….

Daily Mirror …….How the ignorant willingness of the urban middle-class activism keep this system going Legality and morals apart, more questions arose with respect to democratic rule. A whole lot of new amendments substituted a single amendment brought to the Provincial Council Elections Bill at the last minute. The crisis is evident in the education … Continue reading

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Gintota and the shadows of extremism

By Dharisha Bastians in Gintota (Daily FT) The bright red SUV screeched to a stop at the Gintota Thuparamaya Purana Raja Maha Viharaya for the second time on Saturday (18), creating a buzz of excitement among scores of villagers assembled in the temple’s expansive garden at sundown.  As the hybrid vehicle gleamed in the fading … Continue reading

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Like never before

Daily News The controversy over the Central Bank bond sale continues to create ripples in political circles, even as Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe created history this week by becoming the first sitting Prime Minister in this country to appear before a Commission of Inquiry. What initially caught the imagination of the public was the public … Continue reading

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A new era in Zimbabwe

Daily News Editorial  Television screens worldwide were filled with scenes of jubilant Zimbabweans celebrating the resignation of 94-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest serving leader, on Tuesday after 37 long years in power. His resignation or more accurately, ouster came after the Zimbabwe Army led by General Constantino Chiwenga intervened with “Operation Restore Legacy” … Continue reading

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