Letter from a Pregnant Nun who was Raped


Here is an extraordinary letter written by a young nun, Sister Lucy Vertrusc, to her mother superior. Sister Vertrusc became pregnant after she was raped in 1995 during the war in the former Yugoslavia. The letter appeared in an Italian newspaper at the behest of her Mother Superior.   “I am Lucy, one of the…

The New Wave of Entrepreneurship


by Thomas Evans BY MATT SWANSON – MANAGING PARTNER @ SILICON VALLEY SOFTWARE GROUP (at SUMIS we realise this article was written some time ago but feel it is still relevant for the Spanish Start Up Ecosystem given the time lag between it and Silicon Valley). (En Español a bajo) Original Article at: https://www.toptal.com/it/the-new-wave-of-entrepreneurship #CEO #Entrepreneur #SiliconValley There is a multi-trillion…

Russian Jet Crashes in Black Sea, 92 Aboard Believed Dead


By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV AND VERONIKA SILCHENKO, ASSOCIATED PRESS SOCHI, Russia — Dec 25, 2016, 11:50 AM ET The Associated PressIn this photo taken on Thursday, March 31, 2016, the Alexandrov Ensemble choir performs during a concert in Moscow, Russia. A Russian plane with 92 people aboard, including the well-known military band, crashed into the Black…

Breaking News: Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov shot and injured in Turkey


Andrei Karlov was visiting a photo gallery in the Turkish capital The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, has been wounded by a gunman while visiting a photo gallery in the Turkish capital. Several other people were reportedly also injured in the attack, a day after protests in Turkey over Russia’s military intervention in Syria….

Black people in America: Ugly questions loom after look at U.S. Justice Department’s police racism files: Neil Macdonald


WARNING: The videos in this story contain graphic images Analysis Neil Macdonald · Opinion Columnist · CBC NewsOctober 26, 2016 Play Media Race and Policing in Chicago 17:31 2.1k shares 1037 comments Anyone tempted to dismiss the angry, in-your-face tactics of the Black Lives Matter movement — “What’s their problem, anyway? Don’t all lives matter?” — should…

Raila Odinga: A UNIFIED FRONT AGAINST JUBILEE


December 6, 2016, We began the day with a leaders meeting in Nanyuki Town before proceeding to a public baraza in Karsigei, Sega Ward where we urged residents to reject the Jubilee Government. The issue of community land has been mishandled under this administration with the rights of indigenous communities ignored. As an Opposition, we…

No answers from Kenya on deaths of 150 troops


December 6, 2016, at least 150 Kenyan troops are thought to have been killed when an African Union base at El Adde in Somalia was overrun by al-Shabab militants in January. A United Nations report criticised the Kenyan Defence Forces, calling the attack the largest military defeat in Kenyan history. But the Kenyan government still…

Rwanda’s largest airbus arrives in Kigali


December 2, 2016 Rwanda’s largest aircraft ‘Umurage’A330-300 series touched down at Kigali International Airport. The aircraft comes in as number 11 in the national carrier’s fleet that continues to grow. The Minister for Infrastructure James Musoni said that the aircraft is expected to boost RwandAir’s capacity to expand its wings and compete globally. John Mirenge,…

Donald Trump picks James Mattis for defense secretary


http://players.brightcove.net/665003303001/4k5gFJHRe_default/index.html?videoId=5231767929001 President-elect Donald Trump has said he will nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to be his defense secretary. Mattis, who is known as “Mad Dog” and renowned for his tough talk, retired in 2013 after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. James Mattis, 66, ex-Marine 2010-2013: Led the Central Command, which oversees US military…