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Save our Future (Poetry) 24-03-2008
by Atta ur Rehman Qureashi
I'm working in an auto workshop Save me. I'm picking up rags from markets, roads , open waste material and the sewerage line. Save me I'm working in different houses involving domestic labour . Save me. I'm working in an...

Life’s 100% (Poetry) 24-07-2006
by Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman Khan Tushar
A small truth to make our Life’s 100% SUCCESSFUL………………. If A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Is equal to 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Then H+A+R+D+W+O+R+K =...

Minus productivity (Poetry) 5-06-2010
by Ayo Morakinyo
Picture, "Muri wanting to sleep :)," by Eszter You wake up and it’s late in the morning It’s ten o’clock but you’re still yawning Your mates are already off to work But for you, even that sleep was work! You brush your teeth quickly...

My experience as an intern at Junior Achievement Nigeria (Short Story) 16-11-2009
by Kubiateno Michael Ekong
My name is Ekong Kubiateno Michael. I obtained my secondary education at Access High School, Calabar, Cross River State. I aspire to study Economics at one of the prestigious universities in the United States of America. I joined the Junior...

Of plants or planets? (Poetry) 20-01-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Husk, my little seed! Who is that there next to me? Hello my friend, as you will know, a large world awaits for you to grow. But where? We're in a big "black pit"! Hey! watch those words while we're in it- for this big black pit may turn to...

The Champion's Creed (Opinions) 9-10-2002
by Ayodeji Thomas Adewunmi
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep trying!!!!!!!! It seemed like a never ending story....

When Nature Sea Caresses (Poetry) 26-07-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
Each time we walk Each time we swim Each time we sit down At the sea side,we see the breeze blows cool, We feel the ocean. Not in the cup that we hold In our hands. Not in the...

العولمة و الثقافة و الهوية (Opinions) 10-04-2010
by Sameer Hejazi
العولمة: و : الثقافة قبل سنوات عدة كان الحديث منصبا بشكل كبير حول تداعيات الغزو الثقافي و ما يسببه من تحديات حضارية شاملة، وتأثيرات سلبية على المجال الثقافي خاصة داخل العالم العربي و الإسلامي. و خلال تلك الموجات المتتالية لما أطلق عليه (غزو...

" التربية الجديدة-النمائية"New Pedagogy" البيداغوجيا الجديدة" (Opinions) 21-09-2008
by Fady
ما أصل كلمة بيداغوجيا؟ اتفق على أن البيداغوجيا مصطلح تربوي أصله يوناني، ويعني لغوياً العبد الذي كان يرافق الأطفال إلى المدرسة. وفي الآونة الأخيرة كثر الحديث عن البيداغوجيا وأهميتها فودوركايم يراها النظرية العملية في التربية، وديوي يؤكد على...

"Education" or "Schooling"?? (Opinions) 22-10-2011
by Akshyata Uprety
Educating or Schooling? The fundamental assumption that we have internalized regarding "education" has often been confused with a mere theory of "schooling." Developing countries around the world are celebrating the delight of increase in the...

"For the Youth" (Poetry) 15-09-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
"For the Youth!" Let this note be for the young- as they have seen what's just begun. A world of which we're born together, in hate and Love, we'll not choose whether- Whether it is our fear to face the nations with many a new...

"MY STORY OF INSPIRATION" (Short Story) 20-06-2011
by Peter Emmanuel Nkemakolam
The violence and chaos that precedes every election in Nigeria is second to none. Already, most politicians who lost at the just concluded general elections have started instigating political riots in their regions which runs up into a religious...

"The Havoc Of Alcohol on Unborn Babies".. (Opinions) 3-05-2012
by Anita Ngozi Amateze
Research has shown that the high rate of abnormalities/disabilities in our children are caused by too much alcohol intake by pregnant women Lets save our children from the sufferings, marginalization and discrimination faced by disabled people...

"The You In You"(A Personal Development Program) (Short Story) 17-06-2003
by Joshua
The You In You - Joshua Awesome As a young professional with a background in Public Relations and Media, life has opened me up to various jobs at different times in my life, until recently when I discovered myself. The fact which is...

"عندما يعودون!!؟" (Opinions) 20-06-2010
by Fahad Al Farhan
هذا السؤال أصبح محط أنظار وجدل الباحثين التنمويين والاجتماعين السعوديين عندما يطرح لمناقشة عودة الخريجين السعوديين من الابتعاث وفق برنامج خادم الحرمين الشريفين للابتعاث لكونه قرار استراتيجي غايته تلبية الاحتياج الكبير لهذا الوطن من المؤهلين علمياً...

"عندما يعودون!!؟" (Opinions) 20-06-2010
by Fahad Al Farhan
هذا السؤال أصبح محط أنظار وجدل الباحثين التنمويين والاجتماعين السعوديين عندما يطرح لمناقشة عودة الخريجين السعوديين من الابتعاث وفق برنامج خادم الحرمين الشريفين للابتعاث لكونه قرار استراتيجي غايته تلبية الاحتياج الكبير لهذا الوطن من المؤهلين علمياً...

'Free Education' is Still Too Expensive (Opinions) 14-06-2006
by Cheryl Gudz
Most people in Ghana would agree that education is the key to a better life, but many children in Tamale are not going to school despite the constitutionally-guaranteed right to a free education. --- Check out the bus stop in the northern...

...ET TU REUSSIRAS (Poetry) 3-02-2006
by Ntamack Serge
Ne crois sur tout pas que je ne suis plus ou que je ne suis pas Ne crois pas que je partirai par ces funèbres pas Ne crois pas en ce visible qui me divise et me rend invisible Ne crois pas au solitaire instant Mais vois nos vies nos êtres...

...the Wasted Years (Poetry) 2-10-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
All my prayers, blood freely split along The streets From this observatory, I watched my dreams Listless along the streets Matching towards the cemetery of no remembrance At the foot of the hills Yesterday was gone but in memoriam...

11 O'Clock News (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
Breaking news Reading improves your vocabulary Ambition creates success The more effort you put in The better the outcome There is no such thing as an overachiever Now to Harry Rear for sports Thank you, Cindy Last night’s game was a...

1GOAL: Education for All (Poetry) 29-07-2011
by David Kapp
1GOAL: Education for All 72 million children around the world do not go to school Can you imagine that 774 million adults are not able to read and write Can you imagine that These children and adults are denied their right...

4 Steps to learn anything (Opinions) 17-09-2008
by Wajid Baysudee
step 1 Find someone to learn with In trying to learn anything, finding a learning buddy usually does the trick. While some people might scoff at the idea of finding another person to learn with, there are, in fact, plenty of positives associated...

7 STEPS TO GREATNESS (Opinions) 13-05-2009
by Ezeadi Ozuah
There are 7 steps to being great. 1.Submission to Authority. 2.Sensitivity:Quit looking up for details...Untill something in your inside starts ringing and you are able to sense it,then you are ready to know what to do,at the right time and...

8th Grade Graduation 2007 (Short Story) 22-02-2008
by JH
**I had the honour of being one of the valedictorians of my middle school and so I had to write a speech. When I set down to write my first draft, this is what resulted. This wasn't the speech I ended up reading because it was a bit lengthy; I was...

A Change That Births Fulfillment (Opinions) 12-09-2011
by 'Jide Oluwafemi Jinadu
I Believe... I believe in dreams- that they can come true I believe in aspirations- that they can be attained I believe in positive change- that it'll make you better and stronger I believe in change motivated by vision- it'll drive you to...

A Community for All, Saving Dreams! (Opinions) 23-08-2009
by Cyril France
One community, one world, let us all build the protective walls, the walls of dignity, freedom, integrity, justice and above all love for the environment and humankind. Attempting to state what community building is, made me delve into a basic...

A Desigualdade na Educação (Opinions) 27-09-2003
by Mayra Rody Peixoto
A educação no Brasil é um tema difícil de ser discutido. O Brasil é um país maravilhoso para se viver; entretanto como qualquer nação, tem suas dificuldades sócio-políticoeconômicas.Um dos maiores problemas do meu país é a desigualdade social e a...

A food for thought: Mirror (Poetry) 20-04-2007
by .
The good you find in others, is in you too. The faults you find in others are your faults as well. After all, to recognize something you must know it. The possibilities you see in others, are possible for you as well. The beauty you see around...

A Giant Building with Shaking Foundation:A Wake up Call! (Opinions) 4-08-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
At 44 years of Independence, our nation Nigeria is still far from realising her manifest destiny. Nigeria is like a house built on sinking sand. A nation in tears but with the abundance human and natural resources. Nigeria who should be a land...

A Global Workshop in Theory and Practice (Interviews) 11-07-2007
by Anne Arnold
Imagine the international and cultural exchange at a typical UN gathering. Now imagine a microcosm of that gathering in a benevolent school setting. Welcome to Lagerhuset in chilly Gothenburg, Sweden. One room is filled with eager students...

A hierarquia etária: um desafio sútil (Opinions) 10-03-2010
by Luciana Brasil
Sim. Isso existe. Me pergunto qual é o papel do jovem no mercado de trabalho. Qual posição ele ocupa? Isto é apenas um desabafo! Vejo ao meu redor estruturas organizacionais rígidas, que perpetuam na sociedade uma condição desfavorecida aos...

A Historical School (Opinions) 22-11-2005
by phan minh thang
A Historical School Education plays an important role in every country. Students are not only learners, but also people who fight for peace in the world. During the Vietnam War, many students from many schools attended mass demonstrations....

A importância da participação dos jovens no jornalismo ambiental (Opinions) 2-12-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Por Efraim Neto A partir do momento em que compreendemos o meio ambiente como “o lugar determinado ou percebido, onde os elementos naturais e sociais estão em relações dinâmicas e em interação e que essas relações implicam em processos de...

A Level Playing Field (Opinions) 1-12-2003
by Michael Newton-McLaughlin
While reading the November 2003 Cal Patriot (http://www.calpatriot.org/), I stumbled onto Alan Donner’s article regarding SAT admissions. As usual, the Patriot gets it all wrong. Though frankly, so has most of the literature regarding the...

A mixture of disappointment and hope (Short Story) 19-02-2008
by PHILIP KYEI APPIAH
One day, a lady from the community and I went into some communities to have talks with the people in the streets. We wanted to know what had caused the great increases in street children numbers, child trafficking, teenage pregnancies, armed...

A moment of truth (Poetry) 7-02-2007
by Naglaa Muhammad
Life is a train Life is not vain Life is a gift from above That u have to respect and love You live to renovate Not to aimlessly rotate So please concentrate And don't dominate No need to frustrate You just need to renovate You...

A Moving Experience (Opinions) 12-12-2002
by Ali Raza Khan
Since the last seven days I have been facilitating leadership training workshop in a rural locations (kotli ghasi). It has been a very moving experience yet energizing as I witnessed the tremendous energy, enthusiasm and resilience among local...

A New Education (Opinions) 25-12-2011
by Robbie
As a 15 year old student attending a school in Australia, I am well aware of the strengths and weaknesses of modern education. Yet increasingly we are seeing a new type of education - one that takes into account individual learning styles and the...

A PLEA FOR PEACE (Poetry) 17-10-2006
by Alexander Orok
Can man ever understand The cry of the innocents in foreign lands Or the anguish shared on our own soil. Death and destruction taken its toll, Peace interrupted it commonplace, Retaliation occurs at a rapid pace? "Vengeance is mine",...

A POEM AND A ROSE (Poetry) 5-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
I guess you’ve been so many places, But definitely, you must have seen so many faces. In life, you’ve been through different phases, And by now, you know the one that eases. And the one that ceases and dizzies, That’s why I’m sending you a...

A rare gem (Poetry) 21-08-2007
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
Rudy and unkempt With a common and ordinary look Practically indifferentiable amongst peers A first look from afar depicts a wayward Uncultured, undisciplined Careless and loose male homo sapiens Not respected or cherished Valued and...

A REALISTIC GLANCE AT EDUCATION (Short Story) 28-09-2011
by Ssendagire Paul
As I rest from a colorful butterfly, my mind starts to shout messages relating to education. A serial big thinker like yours truly faithfully records the mental discussion. Henceforth, I regard education as a formal or informal process of...

A Roller Coaster Called LIFE ! (Opinions) 28-03-2002
by Tanmay N. Vora
Akash was a sporting personality in his friend circle. He was slim, tall (almost 6 ft.) and sturdy. He was athletic enthusiast and had always dreamed of joining the Indian Armed Forces. He played very good cricket and was also an active...

A system of freedom (Opinions) 14-03-2005
by Anna Gorbunova
People can do more, people want to do more, but they are not allowed to do more. Why? It’s a well-known fact that every child is creative. We can talk for hours what our baby does that's funny and how originally he tells stories. But the older he...

A teacher with a sweet heart (Poetry) 10-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
You were here to do a job, Just as each of them were here to do a job But you’ve got a heart that’s sweet And the beauty is you didn’t hide it. You let it shine like the rays of the Sun; As bright as the morning Sun. You were nice without a...

A Tribute to Bate Besong (Poetry) 3-06-2007
by RANSOME®, CHO
Tribute to B B You knew too well the face of this day These seasons that fed us with hunger and pain You wailed out loud As the cloak of darkness fell As the chanting of the anthem fell out of rhythm To the resonating...

A Trip to Lamjung in Nepal (Short Story) 10-01-2006
by Shakti Ghimire
Sunset in the sauryabas pass (bhanjyang); the reflection of sunlight on Machapuchhre, Annapurna, Lamjung and Ganesh Himalayans; the rivers, like Midim and Pisti; the prayers in the temple; and the busy market in the limelight have all been like a...

A Wind Blew (Short Story) 17-05-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
I had a nice night I slept like a baby Born with the Lord’s night By the Lord himself adorned I dreamt I dreamt I saw myself in heaven I actually in heaven With the angels all around me And in his glory engulfed, I needed none to...

A World of Wealth Consciousness? (Opinions) 29-07-2006
by Victor del Rosal
To create a breakthrough in the world’s standards of living, we must implement new strategies to kick start transformation from the individual’s root of results: the inner world. A proactive, inside-out approach to generating social wealth...

A ‘nuclear reactor’ of our mind: Stream of consciousness examined from a Psychological & Literary Perspective (Opinions) 2-10-2006
by Iman Ng
Since the dawn of humanity, one of the most compelling conundrums that has baffled scientists and philosophers alike is the inner-workings of our mind. For centuries, people have been attempting to discover the origins of consciousness. Numerous...

A.sexual or A.ble? (Short Story) 24-07-2008
by chechemy
Sometimes I get tired of all these asexual assumptions. Like, what, a wheelchair is supposed to be the embrace one longs for on lonely nights? Blindness doesn't make pity glances and scoffing from the opposite gender (or in many cases, within...

Aaron, a Teacher in Enterpreneurship (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Aaron first started to realize the impact he can have on others during his high school years. In 2004, he volunteered for a NGO located in a rural district in Uganda. This experience “stirred” him, gaining confidence, self-esteem and an...

Ability in Disability (Poetry) 1-12-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Seeking knowledge makes for wisdom Discerning, making (good and sound) judgment Of good and reputable course Picturing colors and knowing the difference I had to know of it My ability, my abilities To read and write To perceive and to...

About human rights (Poetry) 26-11-2007
by NGALA Elvis
The feeling of being Human, The right to a fair trial, The right to equal protection by the law, The right to education, The right to seek and enjoy asylum, Freedom of assembly, expression and association, Freedom from discrimination, Its...

ACCESS TO EDUCATION: Information Communication and Technology the way forward (Opinions) 21-09-2006
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Introduction Education as a basic, inalienable and human right empowers the society to directly control its own life wholly. Being intelligent and social animals, human beings have the ability to reflect and prioritise on their needs in...

Achieving Balance Between Work And the Rest of Your Life (Opinions) 27-08-2004
by Nguyễn Quang Huy
Many of us get so caught up in day-to-day pressures that we often find ourselves reacting to external demands rather than designing lives that really fulfill us. While in today’s economic environment we face many stresses in our jobs, it is still...

ACHIEVING THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPEMNT GOALS IN AFRICA (Opinions) 11-07-2006
by Ajagbe Samsondeen Idowu
It is no longer news that Africa is the most impoverish continent in the world and there has been various approaches toward reducing/eliminating this trend. The contemporary framework for sustaining development and eradicating poverty on the globe...

Activism in the 1960s and Today (Opinions) 18-04-2002
by Jamie Denim
In the 1960s, activism seemed to draw much of America, especially youth, into alternative ways of looking at life, politics, and the world. Demonstrations, teach-ins, and sit-ins occurred throughout the country as citizens became involved in...

Adult Learning, where are you? (a tribute to learners and educators) (Poetry) 17-09-2011
by David Kapp
Adult Learning, where are you? (a tribute to learners and educators) In the beginning, CNE, Christian National Education. Hewers of wood and drawers of water, Coloured Affairs, Indian Affairs, Bantu Education, divide and rule, separate(d)...

Aesthetics in Africa (Opinions) 13-03-2006
by Pallavi Mogre
“ Most of the stories I wrote were the stories I told myself just before I went to sleep” - Edgar Rice Burroughs Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan is a colossal daydream spanning twenty six books that spawned over forty Tarzan movies, hundreds...

Africa (Poetry) 8-06-2006
by Chime Hilary Uchenna
(to africans in diaspora) africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an ancient culture the culture of your timid tribes. its your voice i hear africa your voice of the talking drums your beaded drums and the...

AFRICA : An Acrostic Poem (Poetry) 12-11-2008
by Ositadimma Amakeze
Arise oh Africa! Fallowed land of riches Rouse up your spirit Indefatigable seed of hope Come the sun is come Africa my mother

Africa Must Arise! (Opinions) 6-07-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
Oh! Africa my noble home What have thee become? Once a citadel of ancient civilization A paragon of human communication Venom of antagonism poured thee By neighbours who tested thy excellence Caused thee fall in deep slumber Diminished thy...

After Graduation (Short Story) 14-06-2006
by Valentina Golovasin
It’s far past midnight. The somber weather vacillates between rain and snow. I’ve been watching outside the window for some hours now and still can’t figure out what it is: a slight rain or tiny crystals of an early snow. It’s so cold in the...

Agitation against the intellectual corruption in nepal:rethinking of its purview (Opinions) 18-05-2007
by Ajit Rai
A group of young but educated people have been agitating against the agreement the government made with part-time teachers at Tribhuvan University (TU) to appoint them on contract basis without further procedure. A committee by the name of "TU...

AIESEC in Columbia (Interviews) 23-05-2007
by Kirsten Jordan
One summer Sabine Ziem decided to do something different. She heard about AIESEC’s exchange program and after applying for that, she found herself heading to Colombia for her summer vacation. Sabine spent her summer vacation working for a...

AIESEC in Ghana (Interviews) 23-05-2007
by Kirsten Jordan
Misha’s reason for going on an internship with AIESEC is simple: “A new environment, a challenging job, and a life-time experience were combinations of an international opportunity that I was constantly looking for,” she says. This kind of...

AIESEC Internship Experience in Puerto Rico (Interviews) 23-05-2007
by Kirsten Jordan
Janneth was looking for practical work experience to compliment her academic studies when she decided to go on an AIESEC internship. She accepted a year-long position with a government agency, where she gained experience working in the...

AIESEC Internship in India (Interviews) 23-05-2007
by Kirsten Jordan
After university, Gary decided he wanted to challenge his worldview by working in an international environment. He began this journey by accepting the position of HR Analyst at Accenture for an eight-month internship. Gary’s role is to manage...

Al verdadero servicio de Naciones Unidas (Interviews) 14-09-2005
by Fabrizio Scrollini
Al verdadero servicio de Naciones Unidas OAJNU (Organización de Jóvenes para Naciones Unidas) es una organización de jóvenes para jóvenes, que tiene como visión constituirse en un ámbito de referencia para la potenciación de personas...

All Falls Save the Pen (Poetry) 12-11-2008
by Bilal Hamamra
With Fall, Art flowed. The relationship between Man's Mind and Nature, Like that of Earth and Heaven should be Nature and Mind, To unconscious marriage should be wedded For the kids of excellence and richness be Father, dye my soul...

Alternativa Solidaria y Fundación Vida Jóven -Brindando oportunidades a los pibes... (Interviews) 16-05-2005
by Leila Mucarsel
En esta tarea de bajar a la realidad los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio , de tratar de mostrar que estamos haciendo los jóvenes en pos del alcance de una o varias de estas metas, me parece muy importante hablar con los líderes de proyectos...

Alternative Healing, Alternative Blessing (Short Story) 16-12-2006
by Kate Alyzon B. Ramil
It’s a Saturday and there’s a little rain shower early in the morning. I wake up unusually early for a weekend. It’s quite dark outside but it seems to me that the shower is a kind of blessing, contrary to the notion of a bad omen. I take a...

Always (Poetry) 17-02-2007
by Almira F. Caliso
When you need a shoulder to cry on, Remember that I have a warm embrace, Ready to offer comfort. When you think I'm being too tough, Remember that which does not kill you Makes you stronger. When you need a friend to listen, Remember...

An Action Plan for Extending a Helping Hand (Opinions) 3-05-2006
by mohini singh
The Indian Government proposes to reserve up to 50 % seats in educational institutions in India for the disadvantaged sections of society. It is proposed that educational institutions like IIT's and IIM's, which have carved out respected names for...

An Article has Changed My Life (Opinions) 18-09-2005
by Pham Thanh Nhon
Hi all friends! My name is Nhon and I am 21 years old. I was born in Buon Ma Thuot city of Daklak province, Vietnam where I spent about 18 years. After graduating from high school, my parents wanted to see if I was certified by their desirable...

An Eye Opener Psalm (Poetry) 30-08-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
This is an eye opener; some people probably never thought nor looked at this psalm in this perspective or view, even though they recite it every day over and over again. It goes Thus: The Lord is my Shephard That's Relationship! I shall not...

An Ode to a Lovely One (Poetry) 16-12-2009
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
Yen! Yen!!Yen!!! She cried, when she arrived. Where she was she couldn’t tell. The environment was nothing that she has seen before or envisaged. So much confusion. People picking up this and handing out that. Then they bathed her. Then...

Ancient African Civilization!! - Get Ready to be Enlightened by the Storm (Opinions) 2-10-2001
by Nord
The Ancient Black Secret! It is time to spread the truth through man-made technology, the Internet. Luckily, you can read my article about the real deal on the contributions of ancient Africans to civilization. Yes, it may be hard...

AND YOU THINK YOU CAN WALK (Short Story) 5-02-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
AND YOU THINK YOU CAN WALK What do you think walking is all about? Walking is an intransitive verb to move or travel on legs and feet, alternately putting one foot a comfortable distance in front of, or sometimes behind, the other and usually...

Andrei STOIAN (Interviews) 8-09-2008
by Cristina
Mă numesc Rada IRIMIE şi în calitate de Community Connector am ales să intervievez un lider de tineret care m-a impresionat prin ambiţia, perseverenţa şi diplomaţia cu care a ştiut întotdeauna să propună dar mai ales să duca la capăt proiecte cu...

ANGER (Short Story) 8-09-2012
by Arinze Bryan Vincent Ubah
It sometimes does not show itself on the surface But there is a stirring within you when things do not go the way they ought to It is a dangerous thing, like an acid which hurts the container storing it It is poisonous to the body and can...

Another year, another opportunity (Opinions) 6-01-2009
by ADEOLA
Congratulation and Compliment of the season to you all my fellow advocate all around the world. I am glad and excited and I know you are too, for seeing another new year which God has spare our lives to see. we give God the glory. But...

Antiteze... (Poetry) 20-08-2008
by Cristina
N-ai dezmierda, de n-ai sti sa blestemi surad numai acei care suspina, de n-ai fi ras, n-ai fi stiut sa gemi, de n-ai fi plans, n-ai duce-n ochi lumina. Si daca singur rana nu-ti legai cu mana ta, n-ai unge rani straine, n-ai jindui dupa...

Any other way? (Poetry) 12-03-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Why is it that we wonder- On the same thing we ponder? Life is not assuring, Everything so alluring us, To a place of which we not know. To a place of which we find various ways to grow. What is it within us, to hate with a vengeance?...

Are Schools in the US and Canada Dying A Slow Death? (Opinions) 24-05-2002
by Adam Fletcher
For a long time now, many people have been talking about how schools are ineffective and irrelevant to a lot of the needs of young people and society as a whole. From the time that it became law for everyone to attend school in the US and Canada...

Are we training our youths to be job seekers or job creators? (Opinions) 27-07-2002
by Dion Barker
Millions of people all over the world graduate from universities, and at least 80 percent of them are either unemployed or aren’t working in their field of expertise. The question we should ask ourselves is: "are we training our youths with job...

Are you a Carrot, an Egg or Coffee Beans? (Short Story) 24-04-2007
by .
A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as when one problem was...

Areport from Afganistan (Opinions) 19-12-2002
by Shawn Grauel
The Future of Afghanistan In august 2001 I set foot in the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul. Soil that very few American teens had seen in two decades of war. I accompanied my mom Terri Grauel who is working on her own project to help...

Art and Book Festival (Poetry) 14-06-2007
by Adeshina Olusanya
I went to an art and book festival I saw books, very many books I saw Michelangelo, heard Mozart At the art and book festival. Flowers were shared, plays were staged I heard songs. I saw dances I saw Adam I saw Eve, and even little ones....

asking for forgiveness... (Poetry) 13-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
asking for forgiveness... Sweetheart... do you know ,what is a love? did you realized it before? its you and inside you and its all things which it means you you are the love, sweetheart sweet angel... however you yelled, i...

Aspire to Inspire before you Expire (Short Story) 3-06-2009
by karen
What inspires you? I am inspired by different young people who are able to connect with each other despite the different culture and beliefs that they have. I am also inspired by young children who can make a difference in an adult's life!...

Avoiding the Hype - Learn How from Liam O (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Avoid.net , a unique idea evolved during a party one night in New Brunswick, Canada. Liam O’Doherty, the founder of the Avoid.net project had an idea: advertising could be used to counteract the effects of advertising and consumerism. His...

Azerbaijanis (Opinions) 7-07-2009
by Segun Oni
Iran’s large Azerbaijani minority feels disappointed and ignored by the pro-democracy movement, which has been widely praised internationally for opposing the Iranian government’s attempt to rig the June 12 election. The sense of...

Back to basics (Opinions) 21-06-2010
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
When will it be time to get back to the basics? When will it be time to make this world live and not die? Our path of destruction has been on since we became 'civilized"? Leaders we have put in place only by listening to them and not feeling...

BACKBITING (Opinions) 5-11-2004
by Dereje Amera
Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. James, 4:11...

bad things... (Opinions) 28-04-2007
by Chi Hoang
I was at a local market one day, and I accidentally saw a man stealing some eggs from an eggs store, the seller was too busy selling around so she might not recognize it! And no one told her that there was someone stole her eggs! Even me! One...

Basic Primary Education Remains a Mirage for Millions of African Children (Opinions) 30-06-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
We all can agree, and the United Nations has affirmed, that the right to basic education is a fundamental human right. However, this right remains a lingering and ever-growing mirage for millions of African children who have been deprived of this...

Be True To Yourself (Poetry) 6-02-2007
by mohammed
Never compromise your values and beliefs, even if it means risking ridicule and rejection. Be true to yourself. Live your own life. and don't allow others to decide what is best for you. If you do, you will be unhappy Because, you're...

Be Yourself (Short Story) 18-08-2006
by Mr.Lyrics
The society that we live in thrives on making us feel inadequate. This compels us to buy goods and services that promise to make us more beautiful, acceptable and desirable. We are ever moving through life comparing our looks, accomplishments and...

Beauty & THE BEAST (Poetry) 21-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
I'm yet to see the scene But already, do I feel the same. Unlike a caged King Kong, I've ruled the gong. I've ever been the same Until this beauty came Oorrah! Oorrah! She's so pretty! So holy and honey! Ah! That has not been me. Now,...

Becoming a winner in life (Opinions) 18-12-2007
by ISRAEL EWOMAZINO OMANUDHOWHO
BECOMING A WINNER Goals - Setting Yourself up to Win The first step to success is learning how to set goals. We have asked hundred of runners in our marathon clinic what got them out the door to do the required training. Over 90% answered that...

Before our youth all become millitants (Opinions) 18-09-2008
by ADEOLA
Greeting to you fellow advocate. How is the advocacy work, I hope we are still resolute in our campaign effort in sanitize the society. I want to tender my apology to fellow advocates who have been receiving my monthly piece which I failed to send...

Beginning of all beginnings (Short Story) 8-05-2007
by Vaganyan
Beginning of all beginnings Every day we delete unnecessary documents from our computers, clean our places from rubbish, where we spend much time of a day, erase mistakes from papers with elastic where we draw. The Planet where we live demands...

Being Scotish (Opinions) 1-09-2005
by Jack Lashbrook
ARE THE SCOTS A UNIQUE BREED? It is generally accepted that the Scottish nation have provided a disproportionate amount to the world. From inventions and discoveries to literature and poetry the Scots voice is loudly heard. Were I to list...

Beliefs and Customs in Nepal and Germany (Opinions) 16-11-2007
by Satis Shroff
Whereas the older people in Asia pray the whole day and are in communion with God because the life-span in Asia is shorter, I had the impression here in Europe that the older generation are still living it up. You’re pensioned at 67 years in...

Benefits of repentance (Poetry) 28-05-2007
by Rwax Qax
Doors of mercy are opened. Door of grace and the favour of the Lord come upon you when we genuinely repent. Forgiveness comes fourth. Its Gods choice to forgive and waive off the punishment or he forgives and you have to take the punishment....

Between Mumbai and Bangalore (Opinions) 10-09-2008
by Ray Myers
This was to be a unique time in a sixty-four year old life. Returning and working in the town where I worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer forty years ago is surely an opportunity that very few volunteers have experienced. Full of nostalgia and...

Bibliothèque (Poetry) 8-06-2004
by François Vianou Godonou
Bibliothèque Miroir des connaissances humaines Synthèse de la réflexion humaine Bibliothèque, outil de développement personnel et collectif Symbole de la diversité culturelle Laboratoire des aspirations humaines J’en parcours depuis ma...

Bidi Bala and the creation of Zittnet, Nigeria (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Bidi Bala first realized his passion in life for social change and entrepreneurship when he graduated from University and went to a village with his father to pay condolences to a friend. There were so many people on the un-tarred streets and...

Bloody Journey (Poetry) 10-07-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
The journey is going without knowing the path Most are dreadfully disparate Don’t care to thorns, bricks or mud Only serious to going forward The path is now bloody artwork, With our and Father’s bloody foot prints Sometime crashing with...

Book - Taudanc self defence and health (Opinions) 18-01-2008
by Dan Giuglea
TAUDANC is composed of a careful selection of the best techniques from the wide range of martial arts studied in the past 26 years, some of them having been practised during all of this time. In addition to this the previously mentioned...

Born to die (Poetry) 7-01-2009
by henry onunyere
A grieving mother walk in pain her heartbeat raise with seconds, to the quack doctor she sold her soul. From a distance we watch and pray, for the tender child yet unborn. The time of labor came with pain it wasn't her first not the...

Brain Drain (Opinions) 25-05-2006
by S Joshipura
Brain drain is one of the most well-known economic phenomena of the 20th Century. It affects both developing and developed countries. However with the advent of globalisation and emergence of new economies, its effects have been changing....

Breaking the barrier: The importance of sex education for adolescents (Opinions) 24-07-2008
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
For a very long time, the issue of sex education for young people, particularly in the African region but not exclusively so has remained a taboo. Although sex is a natural developmental process, many parents, cultures and societies frown at...

Bringing Positive, Dynamic Change Closer to Young People (Opinions) 21-09-2001
by Mike Blanchard
Change is something that the young people of every modern generation have thrived on for decades. We can all recall stories of the Vietnam protests in the 1960s, as well as the cause for equality between blacks and whites in the United States....

Bruce's Solution to Promote Action (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Youthnetwork.org is a unique tool for social change; it leverages the scale of the internet to help people find information about local community resources. Members can help contribute to the development of this nationwide network of local youth...

Bubbles of the Heart (Poetry) 12-10-2006
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
A yesterday was when I met my today. A tomorrow may be if my today gives me up for adoption. Summer just left for a break; Autumn’s here for now. Winter will soon dress us in white; Spring springs our souls to blossom. Who knows if...

Building A Better Future (Short Story) 30-04-2006
by Eugenia Bivines
South Africans posses an unsurpassed spirituality like none other in the world: all races reaching out to each other with a strong desire to build a better future for themselves. Racial inequalities, poverty, disease, death; but also hope,...

Bursary kitty: varsity students want in (Opinions) 22-11-2007
by kenya
The Kenyan government initiative to offer free and compulsory primary education to all was a noble idea and the recent one to waive secondary schools tuition fee was even a grater one and the power wielders of the have proved true to the saying...

Bush and the No Child Left Behind Act (Opinions) 30-04-2005
by Kayamone Sutton
In 2002, President Bush passed the “No Child Left Behind Act". This act laid out a plan to better educate America’s children. But if you have ever listened to him give a speech, you can tell that he was a child that was left behind. The...

BUT WHEN? (Interviews) 22-05-2007
by Adetoba Adebiyi
But when will gnashing Of teeth stop? But when will we cry No more? But when will we fulfill our dreams? But when will we fulfill our Vision? But when will pain stop? But when will sorrow depart from this world? But when will...

Call to the rescue (Opinions) 1-11-2008
by ADEOLA
Compliments and kind regards to you my entire fellow advocates. I hope we are still relentlessly pursuing a better world not just for us but the yet unborn generation. I doff my cap to you all. To my fellow advocates who have been reacting...

Can Africa Unite? (Opinions) 7-06-2007
by Cyril France
It is imperative to always make mention of the great founding African fathers of the OAU/AU such as Kwame Nekrumah of Ghana, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, Senghor of Senegal, Kenyatta of Kenya, and Nyerere of Tanzania. The AU in a nutshell...

Cancer (Poetry) 19-02-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
Your indomitable spirit will always be with me. For as you continue to fight for life, I will continue to fight with thee, day or night. For at times, You felt like a big fat zero. With everything to lose, but you kept up the fight...

Carta de un niño autista (Short Story) 11-08-2007
by Solisbeth
Hoy es un día como todos, no es bueno ni malo; simplemente es un día más. Allí la veo a ella, me toca y me despierta… Se ve, ¿cómo es que dicen? Ah, apurada. Me viste, e intenta comunicarse conmigo. Realmente no la entiendo. Aquí estoy en...

Cartagena piensa: jovenes con una ruta de desarrollo (Opinions) 26-03-2008
by Ivan Sanes
“Que deprimente cuando la rabia, la ceguera y la ignorancia han primado sobre la libertad y la diversidad en cualquiera de sus formas. “ Cartagena Piensa Hoy, al igual que a lo largo de toda la historia del país, la política juvenil ha...

Change Begins at Home (Opinions) 12-07-2006
by Jameson M. Berkow
The right to receive a basic education is the right of every human being. For over 50 years the U.N. has backed this statement, but by making it the second of eight millennium development goals to be achieved by 2015, they have finally turned it...

Changing Language Forms (Opinions) 23-04-2011
by A Better Community for All (ABC4All)
It's my opinion that the method of communication each human being learns and practices is key to what develops in his or her life. When a human being is born, its brain is "tabla rasa." And it's really the interactions between mother and...

Child Education (Opinions) 1-07-2004
by Ajomuzu Collette Bekaku
It is trite learning today that the right to education, in human rights theory, is as fundamental as the right to live. No doubt it has been enshrined in universally endorsed international as well as national legal instruments. For instance, the...

Child Labour and the Need for Education (Opinions) 29-06-2007
by Z Maani
General questions have been laid out before me: 1. Employing a child in hazardous conditions is worse than employing an adult in hazardous conditions. Do you agree? 2. In places where child labour exists, should children be paid the same as...

Child Labour: Is it a Blessing to the Children or a Curse? (Opinions) 15-06-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Sweating and panting, you would see most children in the streets, plantations, factories and anywhere there is work to be done. On many occasions, the children are given the duties that many older people would consider degrading to them. It is...

CHILDREN (Opinions) 21-12-2001
by Olanrewaju.Ademola.Ojasanya
Children is the most important thing,We should talk about children hawking on the street,Children in the society must be giving a proper take care. In the aspect of Education:They should be given a proper education and not giving them hawking...

Children of the peasant farmer (Opinions) 5-04-2007
by Rashid Zuberu
The trees were tall above me, the sun was warm against my face and I marveled at the blues and greens as I walked slowly through the bush. I was on my way to visit a friend in the remote and seldom visited third village Young Peace Brigades works...

Children talk as they’re taught (Poetry) 15-07-2010
by Eyselpeyt Trilles
“Picture, Kamoro Young Man in His Traditional Attire”, by Harya Children are like sponges, They easily absorb what they see and sense. What they see and hear, think and feel, They will embrace and repeat. Children are fragile...

Christie's Story (Short Story) 29-04-2009
by Mekhala Chaubal
Christie Ladner, 26, Mississauga/Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Student/Columnist Like most aspiring writers, Christie Ladner begins her day with a fresh cup of coffee and some form of writing, usually a blog entry. As a student at Toronto’s York...

Churches under UFMCC open for gays in Nigeria (Interviews) 1-11-2006
by Joel Nana
House of Rainbow becomes the first church in Nigeria to accommodate all people irrespective of their sexual orientation. Launched last month in Lagos, the church was founded by Reverend Jide Macaulay who started with his ministry long time ago...

Circle It Is (Poetry) 25-05-2006
by Smitha Hanumantha
As I read, as I listen, and as I visualize it… The very image that I see before me, my eyes lit up with an unmistakable passion for this yearning. It is words that convey what I feel, and I find myself transporting through times from here to...

Circle of Struggle — The Education Initiative (1st Prize Writing) (Opinions) 12-07-2004
by Yasmary Mora
I’ve always been told to climb the ladder to success. Here in Canada, I’ve been given the privilege to build myself that ladder. But, with eyes always on the prize, it’s all too easy to forget those who don’t have such privilege. I’ve always been...

Clarendon College Alumni: Dr. Hyacinth Broderick-Scott (Interviews) 20-04-2005
by Jaevion Nelson
Dr. Hyacinth Broderick-Scott has over 20 years of administrative experience working in the fields of banking, research and education, as well as working with non-profit organizations. She has been the president of the Clarendon College Alumni...

Climate Change and Migration (Opinions) 8-02-2009
by Michael Boampong
Climate change has become one of the most topical issues of our era. However whilst much attention is focused on its effects on the environment, thus far little attention has been placed on how it will affect migration. This in itself leads us...

Combating the Rise of Fascism and Erosion of Democracy in Australia (Opinions) 30-09-2005
by Cameron Neil
"I'm So Worried About ..." - Monty Python The Monty Python song lyrics came to me this morning, reading the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) over some pancakes and a latte at a local cafe. The more I read, the more came back to me about all I have...

Cómo los activistas utilizan las redes sociales (Opinions) 28-07-2008
by Reiner Mora
Beneficios del mundo Globalizado: Los ideales, los proyectos, los movimientos sociales; siempre han necesitado la ayuda de medios para su impulso, expansión y, en su tiempo, un futuro establecimiento. Piensen en la radio, la televisión y en...

Compartir (Opinions) 4-12-2008
by Carla
Compartir talvez sea una de las primeras cosas que se necesite en estos momentos en el mundo entero. La necesidad de recursos de todo tipo, incluidos entre esos el conocimiento y la información. Particularmente es increíble la velocidad en que...

Computer, Video Games, Internet and Child Development. (Opinions) 1-07-2004
by Ajomuzu Collette Bekaku
There is no gainsaying the fact that the world is today much smaller than it was scores of years ago. Likewise, it cannot be argued that the same world is a more convenient habitat than it was then. This state of events is largely owing to the...

Comunicación Sexual del Siglo XXI (Opinions) 22-08-2005
by Maura Villasanti
"Es más fácil destruir un átomo que cambiar un prejuicio". Albert Einstein En el desarrollo de los programas de educación sexual que estuvimos llevando a cabo en distintos lugares y poblaciones de nuestro país con el auspicio de la...

Concept of Life (Poetry) 18-12-2005
by HEMANTA R NAIK
Many a times I am confused, wandering here and there lying flat in the open field looking at the clear sky counting the twinkling stars, also once in a while shooting stars Once again unable to count the stars much more confused as...

Concierto PAZ SIN FRONTERAS: nace un movimiento social? (Opinions) 20-03-2008
by Walter Jose Trejo Urquiola
Ptgo Walter Trejo Urquiola(*) La convocatoria realizada por el cantante Juanes (Colombia), el pasado domingo 16 de marzo 2008, para realizar el Concierto Paz sin fronteras, en plena frontera colombovenezolana, ha resultado apoteósica...

Confusing messages about sex for young people (Opinions) 11-02-2008
by Esther Agbarakwe
Growing up as a youth in the HIV/AIDS era must be tougher than it was before the advent of the epidemic. Watching your friends get ill, suffer through bodily pain, social stigma, or self-induced shame and isolation, creates a general feeling of...

Conscious Nigerian (Poetry) 29-04-2008
by Mohammed Ahmed-Shaibu
Looking into the eyes of citizens, Catching glimpse of unwanted happenings, Feeling the vibe of clamouring indigents, Expecting the action of angry chantings. This is one picture in the faces of Nigerians, Injustice rule like Kings & Queens...

Conservation de la nature : quatre millions de francs pour renforcer les capacités des jeunes générations (Short Story) 21-03-2009
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Le WWF à travers ce programme de conservation de la nature, lance chaque année des bourses d’études, « WWF Prince Bernard Scholarship Fund For Nature Conservation ». Quatre millions, c’est le montant de la bourse d’études offerte par ce fonds...

Consider Poor Haiti (Poetry) 26-01-2010
by A Better Community for All (ABC4All)
Picture, Haiti National Palace Damaged , by Marco Dormino/ United Nations Development Program, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license . Music and Lyrics by Ron Israel...

Constituency Football Clubs (Opinions) 3-10-2007
by Maina J Karugia
Whenever there is a game activity, the obvious question that is asked by Journalist to sportsmen and women is what should be done to improve the quality of sports in the country? The answer, we should nature talent from the youth at early stages....

Convictions and Depictions (Poetry) 9-09-2007
by Iman Ng
I have an unceasing conviction in diligence; In action, it stuns with its vigilance, the thoroughly cleansing effect of struggles and desires that result from its proclivity to strive and aspire. Perseverance, striking a concordant posture...

Convictions and Depictions (Poetry) 9-09-2007
by Iman Ng
I have an unceasing conviction in diligence; In action, it stuns with its vigilance, the thoroughly cleansing effect of struggles and desires that result from its proclivity to strive and aspire. Perseverance, striking a concordant posture...

Corruption - A Social Evil (Opinions) 22-12-2004
by Dereje Amera
Three thousand five hundred years ago, the Law of Moses condemned bribery. Over the centuries since then, anticorruption laws have proliferated. Nevertheless, legislation has not succeeded in curbing corruption. Millions of bribes change hands...

Corruption: Through my spotlight! (Opinions) 3-11-2007
by Aniekan Ekah
Sometimes I wonder why a single word would create so much concern and attention whenever it is mentioned. Over the past years or so, the word 'Corruption' never rang a bell but it was still in its lay-low existence. With the advent of man's...

Cradles of Eminence (Opinions) 20-09-2005
by Bobola Oniwura
At various stages, societies through out the world make a conscious effort to remember those whose lives and times helped to redefine mankind. They do this in order to chart a new course for humanity, to extend the frontiers of freedom and...

Create a Change through Life Management and Attitude (Opinions) 21-04-2009
by Umashankar Sahu
Life does not consist of only happiness or only of sorrows; it is a combined flow of time. Here, the tears and smiles, critiques with praise, rejection with acceptance, winning with defeat & success with failure always come and pass away with the...

CREATING AWARENESS: Why we have to change tactics to acheive the Millenium Development Goals (Opinions) 22-11-2006
by erick ochieng otieno
Tell any journalist that there is a nuclear bomb explosion, “…there is an attack on a president’s pet; there is a clash between two prominent leaders of the world….” and they will have the time create a headline out of it, but tell them that...

Cristino Gómez: Un Joven que vive para su Fondo Grande (Interviews) 22-11-2008
by Johanny Arilexis Pérez Sierra
Un joven dinámico, muy activo, visionario y talentoso. Son adjetivos que describen al poeta y agrónomo Cristino Gómez. Amigos desde la secundaria, en el Instituto Politécnico Loyola, y compañeros en la Universidad EARTH, Costa Rica, me surge el...

Crítica sobre a música Admirável Chip Novo (Pitty) (Opinions) 28-09-2005
by João Ferreira
Crítica sobre a música Admirável Chip Novo (Pitty) Carlos Eduardo Silva, (E-mail: carlos@cepecs.org.br) SE, 26/09/2005 Após ler e ouvir por diversas vezes a música, pude observar que a autora se refere ao controle do sistema econômico...

Cuando la Tierra era cuadrada (Opinions) 6-07-2007
by Laura Müller
RULETA URBANA Cuando la tierra era cuadrada. Enero 1633: Galileo Galilei es sometido a juicio por la inquisición para abjurar sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra. Según cuenta la tradición al levantarse murmuro;"E pur si muove” (Y...

Cultural Education (Opinions) 9-09-2011
by Wright
There has always been so much buzz about education. World leaders always say education is a major way to eradicate poverty in developing and under developed countries.What then is this education they constantly talk about? or better still what...

Culture globale et culture locale: les divergences et les complementarités (Opinions) 7-04-2010
by YEOUYE Koffi Gaston
Tout être humain, et par extension, tout groupe social, dispose ses propres normes culturelles. Et donc, pourquoi certaines cultures sont-elles considérées plus importantes et utiles que d’autres, alors que selon la DUDH élaborée par l’ONU en...

Culture, Learning and Schooling (Opinions) 1-08-2007
by Khadim Hussain
One sometimes wonders what could have been the situation in the former British colonies if the modern schooling system had not been installed. Was it possible for western capitalism to spread its tentacles to the far off lands without using the...

Cybercamps (Opinions) 21-09-2002
by Jason Alinen
¡§Impacting Children¡¦s Lives Through Technology¡¨ Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name ¡§Cybercamps¡¨....

Dance of Harmony (Poetry) 7-10-2006
by ANNELINE
As we dance to the noble tune of a melody immune to pain, sorrow and shame Drifting away on a purple cloud that appear on the horizon so dear to erase our intimate fear Moving non-stop on a yellow...

De las artimañas de la Política Tradicional y su penetración en el ámbito Universitario (Opinions) 23-07-2006
by Rosa Isabel Montero Torres
Resulta entristecedor para el alma ver, como con paso sigiloso, hacen su entrada silenciosa los vicios del mercantilismo, la falta de conciencia y la corrupción en todos los estamentos de algunas universidades Públicas como la de Cartagena, al...

De sentimientos y creacion (Opinions) 20-01-2006
by Laura Müller
De sentimientos y creación De norte a sur, de este a oeste gente es lo que sobra, colores, olores, reflejos, sentimientos… Del blanco al negro de Oriente a Occidente hay personas, culturas y emociones que se acumulan en una gran gama de...

Death (Poetry) 28-07-2004
by fawole ezekiel ayowole
Death He who is made by God He that cannot be seen He that is bound to live with every Man He that comes like the breeze of the seas He comes without knocking He comes without respect He comes without telling you He mails you not nor does...

DEATH: DARKNESS TO LIGHT. (Opinions) 21-02-2007
by mohammed
DEATH: DARKNESS TO LIGHT. Life has been described as a long preparation for death. Death is also ever lasting birth by Islam. Ever since life originated, The cycle of birth and death has continued ceaselessly. All life forms, Whichever...

December 1st is Everyday (Opinions) 27-11-2007
by Munaf von Rudloff
December 1st 1988, 19 years ago, I was at pre-school and my mom, then working at my country’s AIDS/STI unit, dropped by to give me a free t-shirt with a fancy logo and a red ribbon. This was the first inkling of the term HIV/AIDS. In Botswana,...

DEFINITIONS OF CORRUPTION (Opinions) 25-05-2002
by Ganizani Gwai
Definitions of corruption vary from country to country depending on both legal and moral standards or norms of that given society or country. However, though with variations, most legal definitions of corruption in most countries are similar in...

Desmitificando a data da suposta libertação (Opinions) 14-05-2009
by FREITAS
Desmitificando a data da suposta libertação Freitas* Estamos no mês em que se completa 121 anos o momento histórico que acabou juridicamente com a idéia de que a servidão do negro pela coroa de Portugal. Princesa Isabel assina um documento,...

Destination (Poetry) 24-09-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
By fact or act, We're posterity; Of our lineage's integrity, Whose red-coal desire we draft; With every living in our heart. At the onset of our journey, We feet the history terrain; With every muscle and vein, We sweatingly forge on-...

Destination (Poetry) 24-09-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
By fact or act, We're posterity; Of our lineage's integrity, Whose red-coal desire we draft; With every living in our heart. At the onset of our journey, We feet the history terrain; With every muscle and vein, We sweatingly forge on-...

Developing other skills in your art class (Opinions) 18-03-2003
by Lise Richards
If you think that art class offers little to you and your children - think again. Arts instruction, though given a low priority in many schools in this country, is a critical element that helps many children do better in their core math,...

Development of the mind (Opinions) 12-10-2006
by Wright
My heart is heavy is worry, as i talk to young people of my age group; I am worried because every time we talk, its obvious that they are shallow minded. It' sad to say that young people don't spend time to develop their minds. They don't build,...

Development Strategy of Creativity (Opinions) 15-05-2006
by mr : majed al-ali
DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY OF CREATIVITY By : MAJED ALALI There have been several curricula, and educational and psychological plans that can be applied to the study and development of creative abilities. For about fifty years, beginning...

Développement durable, oui mais... (Opinions) 29-11-2008
by Ababacar
Expression traduite de l'anglais “sustainable developement”, terme apparu pour la première fois en 1980, dans le livre écrit par l'union international pour la conservation de la nature (UICN): Stratégie mondiale de la conservation. En 1987 –...

Dhaka City and the Environment (Interviews) 25-06-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
Dhaka, the capital, is in the heart of Bangladesh, is the largest and historical city of the country. More than twelve million people live in this busy city. The rickshaws with their ornate decorations and imaginative hand paintings have a...

DIALOGUE WITH GOD (Opinions) 28-05-2007
by Rwax Qax
DIALOGUE WITH GOD Hearing His Voice and letting your voice be heard! Psalm 29:3-4...The voice of the Lord is over the waters; The God of Glory thunders; The Lord is over many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the Voice of the Lord is...

Different (Poetry) 14-02-2008
by CHINYERE NWOSU
Must i be the same as them Or must i be different. I chose to stand alone, I feel so hollow I stand together with them It's still the same Something must start inside. You came Love changed it all. The Dark wind took you away But...

Digital Divide: Technologies and the Youth Agenda (Opinions) 10-10-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
A youth walks in to a television station and requests for media coverage for one of the events that he or she has organized. The response given, is a question about whether a prominent person is attending the event. This is one of the,...

Disabled but Not disqualified (Short Story) 21-04-2007
by Nabil Eid
Story is about physical disability student The girl who loves the moon. (Noura Arslan ) Noura is one of our physical disability students Noura is much like the early spring buds. She is a candle that enlightens the dark corners in our...

Distance learning in Pakistan (Opinions) 20-06-2005
by Abdul Khalique
Education is the basic right of all human beings and to some extent it is the government’s responsibility to make sure that best education and best institutions are available to everyone. But in Pakistan, high quality education is very expensive...

Do All Questions Have Answers? (Opinions) 22-03-2005
by Dereje Amera
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. —Ellen Parr Questions resonate doubts. Our world and our life are full of questions, where curios minds are not at rest unless they find answers. Questions have tremendous...

Do as I Like (Opinions) 11-07-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
The break down of love and relationships is the most serious problem in the present world. We are all longing for happiness, but if we don’t know what happiness is how can really be happy? I asked many people for their opinions on happiness....

Do boys always like blue, and girls pink? (Opinions) 19-08-2008
by Omar S
Boys like blue. Girls like pink. Boys like toy trucks. Girls like Barbie dolls. These statements seem to capture what is normal and natural in most societies. Indeed, we cannot help but notice that it is natural for boys to lean towards cars,...

DO YOU HAVE A DREAM? (Opinions) 23-04-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
It was said that the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their DREAMS. However, if I may be allowed to ask just a simple hypothetical question; “How many individual youths have a DREAM? How many are working to achieve their...

DO YOU HAVE A DREAM? (Opinions) 23-04-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
It was said that the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their DREAMS. However, if I may be allowed to ask just a simple hypothetical question; “How many individual youths have a DREAM? How many are working to achieve their...

Do You Ride to School on Elephants? (Opinions) 12-11-2002
by Catarina Abreu
All my life, I have been a nomad in every sense of the word (although for me it isn’t as bad as others). Due to my father’s job, I have had to move to different countries every 3 years. So what happened when I found myself moving to South Africa...

Döbra a Place of Performance (Opinions) 2-05-2007
by Lize-Leandra Ehlers
St. Joseph’s R.C. High School, celebrated 100 years of excellence in education on 3 September 2005. Almost a year and half after the century celebrations, the school still prides itself in its performing learners. Statistics indicate that St....

Dois Caminhos (Poetry) 20-05-2012
by Yan Paiva Campos
Será que a vida é algo tão importante assim? Qual seria o significado desta palavra que apesar de conhecermos, tão pouco sabemos? A vida não é algo que podemos sentir, Ouvir, Cheirar, Podemos simplesmente presenciá-la, mudá-la, Pois afinal,...

Don't Quit (Opinions) 11-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Your circumstances may be difficult and unexplainable and you might think the end has come without achieving any thing, but I am here to let you know that such things doesn't not remain only if you can grape an ideal and persevere to achieve great...

Don't Say Why (Poetry) 16-09-2004
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Some days are a battle, A steep climb uphill, And you think you won't make it And never will, but Don’t give up! When the money is low, And the bills are high And you hang your head And want to cry, Don’t give up! Things will go...

Donkey's Fate is Boss's Fortune (Short Story) 7-10-2006
by vinaykumar B R
Once upon a time a washerman was bringing up two donkeys. Let's say Donkey-A and Donkey-B. Donkey-A felt it was very energetic and could do better than the other. It always tried to attract the washerman's attention by taking more load and...

DR. HARDIN RAHE “Ser positivo es lo que me define…” (Interviews) 6-11-2008
by Johanny Arilexis Pérez Sierra
Tuve la oportunidad de conocer a una persona verdaderamente excepcional. Ser positivo es uno de sus rasgos más distintivos; conversar con él, es un viaje por un mundo de experiencias, pero a la vez de esperanzas por un mañana mejor. El profesor...

Dracaena Janet Craig (Short Story) 12-03-2004
by Zorica Vukovic
You know that I love trees and flowers and everything, but only at their natural habitat, or at least - outdoors, in the garden. Of course, houseplants are more than welcome to my place, if they can survive. Till now, that happened only to two...

Dreamer (Poetry) 24-01-2009
by Miranda Rutherford
I'm not anyone special I'm not rich, not poor Not privileged, not hated Not black, white, one, or the other I'm just one face in the crowd But any dream will do I didn't try and start a revolution I didn't attempt to change the world...

DREAMing of Education (Opinions) 16-10-2006
by Jameson M. Berkow
The right to receive a basic education is the right of every human being. For over 50 years the U.N. has backed this statement, but by making it the second of eight Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015, they have finally turned it...

Dreams (Short Story) 22-05-2007
by .
The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming...

Dreams (Opinions) 6-06-2008
by Royal kenneth Chima
Dreams, according to the Oxford dictionary, are a sequence of scenes and feelings occurring in the mind during sleep. They can also be ambitions or ideals, especially when they are not very realistic. For this context, I am not looking at the...

Drug-free Europe (Opinions) 26-06-2002
by Charlo Seychell
PATH - European Youth Without Drugs is a European Network for young people. PATH - European Youth Without Drugs' philosophy is for young people to show other young people that they can live life and have fun without drugs. The goal is to...

EARTH en el 4to Congreso Mundial del Jóvenes. Québec, Cánada. 10-21 Agosto. (Short Story) 6-11-2008
by Johanny Arilexis Pérez Sierra
En la ciudad histórica de Québec, Canadá, y en las instalaciones de la Universidad Laval, se estuvo celebrando el 4to Congreso Mundial de Jóvenes: Regeneración 2008, bajo el tema: "Desarrollo Liderado por Jóvenes". Este fue el cuarto de una serie...

Economia Agrária - Reforma agrária no Zimbabwe (Opinions) 11-01-2007
by Basílio Zefanias Muhate
Economia Agrária - Reforma agrária no Zimbabwe Tal como na maioria dos países em vias de desenvolvimento, a economia do Zimbabwe é essencialmente agrícola. Há necessidade para a reforma de terra no Zimbabwe como meio de reduzir a pobreza - Em...

Economic Awareness at the Grassroots (Short Story) 15-06-2009
by Victor Oriwa
In December of 2003, I was out of high school and working in a textile company based in Kenya, Nairobi. Maize flour would cost me Ksh.52 shillings. I stopped buying whenever my favourite supermarket increased the cost of it by two shillings or...

Educação - Os fantasmas da nossa adolescência (Opinions) 27-08-2007
by Remisson Aniceto
Em Pedagogia, muito se discute sobre metodologias de ensino. E métodos, há muitos, com cada educador (diretor/coordenador/professor) defendendo as razões pelas quais tal método é mais adequado aos seus educandos. Educadores...

Educación en Salud Sexual y Reproductiva: Desafíos y Respuestas (Opinions) 26-04-2005
by Patricia Aguilar
EDUCACION EN SALUD SEXUAL Y REPRODUCTIVA: DESAFIOS Y RESPUESTAS Por Patricia Aguilar Psicóloga Clínica y Educadora en Sexualidad Humana Al igual que en otros aspectos del conocimiento y del comportamiento humano, ha existido, de hecho una...

Educar en DDHH y Cultura de Paz en el Contexto Venezolano. (Opinions) 15-03-2008
by Walter Jose Trejo Urquiola
Educar en Derechos Humanos y Cultura de Paz en el contexto Venezolano. Ptgo Walter Trejo Urquiola (*) En el año 2007, conmemoramos los veinte años de la Cátedra de la Paz y Derechos Humanos “Mons. Oscar Arnulfo Romero” de la Universidad de Los...

Educating Girls...Transfroming the future (Opinions) 15-12-2003
by Timmy
Uneducated and undereducated girls are robbed of the opportunity to improve their own lives. Denying them their right to a quality education effectively denies them all other human rights and shrinks the chances of advancement for succeeding...

education (Poetry) 30-03-2005
by avile
The slow pace of my life breeds dissatisfaction manifest in anger at the world and its ills... in slow motion my adopted community takes shallow breaths of progress while the rest of the country swirls in tornadoes of red tape, stop the...

Education (Opinions) 19-02-2008
by whyte habeeb ibidapo
EDUCATION: A MUST FOR EVERY CHILD. February 5, 2008 Education is the root of all attainable achievement in life. An uneducated mind is like a living corpse says TAI SOLARIN. Education is a process of teaching, training and learning...

Education (Poetry) 14-12-2009
by Daniel
Education is the key, That we need to achieve Until we get more we can't rest We're trying hard to be the best Learning is always good, Glad I moved out the hood It is not our deepest fear Hidden potential is at the rear,

Education ? What do we need to boost the sector (Opinions) 3-06-2011
by Darpan Mahajan
“I bow to my teacher who has opened my eyes blinded by the darkness of ignorance, with enlightening rays of knowledge” As times change, we experience Globalization and Global warming, economic collaboration and meteoric inflation, with the...

Education for all has lowered quality (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by Matongo Maumbi
Education is one of the fundamental human rights and it is also contained in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets for 2015. Very soon we shall mark the half way point for these goals to be achieved. This is achievable, and we shall...

Education for All Our Children (Opinions) 21-12-2003
by Timmy
There was a child form a poor developing country that is just little above seven years old. Everyday this child watches big brother go to school but this child can't go to school because this child is FEMALE and must stay at home to help the...

Education For All: Is it Achievable? (Opinions) 5-08-2005
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Since the declaration of Education for All in January 2003, substantial amount of resources, both human and financial have been allocated, which saw an increase in the enrolment ratios. The achievement of free basic education was applauded by...

Education For All: Is it Really Achievable? (Opinions) 1-08-2006
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Since the declaration of Education For All in January 2003, a substantial amount of resources, both human and financial, have been allocated and an increase in the enrolment ratios has followed. The achievement of free basic education was...

Education For Change (Opinions) 16-11-2005
by Bridget
Education is the most valuable asset to any society. When I say education, I mean both academic and secular education at all levels. Education can help people overcome many barriers, shake off prejudices and achieve many goals. The greatest...

Education In India (Short Story) 25-08-2003
by Nandita Saikia
Mark Twain is reported to have said that he wouldn't let schooling interfere with his education. Today, many Indian students, not having good academic facilities available, follow the same path or else, simply remain uneducated. When India...

Education in India (Opinions) 29-12-2005
by S Joshipura
Education forms the basis of a country’s economic foundation. Developed countries are a testimony to this fact. I wish to present a sorrow but a true picture of India's education system, known all over the world for its progress in the IT sector....

Education in Pakistan: Tipping the Balance in Whose Favour? (Opinions) 15-09-2003
by Kashif Zulfiqar
Education is important, above all, because it empowers people to take more control of their lives. At a personal level, it provides people with self-confidence needed to make their opinions heard. At a community level, it provides the skills...

Education is Becoming a Luxury (Short Story) 4-09-2003
by Saiyora
The information I am going to share with you may or may not be something new to you, but I feel that I have to tell you about this. Since its independence in 1991, Uzbekistan has been trying to implement a row of economical and political...

Education Is Important In A Democracy (Opinions) 20-05-2007
by k
Education Is Important In A Democracy Kamala Sarup Education was promoted from the earliest times in the U.S. Since many settlers had strong Christian religious beliefs, a rudimentary education was necessary to read and understand the Bible....

Education to Enrich and Extend Life (Opinions) 11-10-2005
by Logan Cochrane
RESPECT International is an organization that works to provide education for all. I have been a volunteer at RESPECT since 2002 and have come to firmly understand the importance of education. Education is the foundation for the betterment of...

Educational Barrier (Poetry) 17-02-2011
by TEMIDAYO OLUWAFEMI GREATS
I've stayed here too long This dunghill l turned home Please pity my age Running faster than I can catch Count me among your freed men Slot me in this batch That l may go this rainy season You WAEC has turned me a weak vessel I have lost...

Educational Equality as a Viable Tool for Bridging Economic Inequalities (Opinions) 25-06-2005
by x6qv260883ac5d9854
Education, not withstanding its pivotal role in which it plays in human life irrespective of social, economic or gender status, has no conventional definition. However, efficacy will never forgive me if I fail to drop a hint on the conceptuality...

Educational System in Jeopardy (Opinions) 8-06-2004
by dandala nirmal kumar reddy
In this constantly altering world, the meaning of education has been modified and manipulated accordingly. For some it is provocative while for others a lucrative provenance. Some are really desperate for it, while some feel it perforating. But...

Educational Technology: An Accessible Education (Call-to-Action) (Short Story) 24-08-2009
by mina
Educational technology is a global phenomenon that improves education for a student in a highly developed country and creates educational opportunities for a child in the world’s poorest countries. As such, above its other benefits, including...

EFA 2015 - A Third World Perspective (Opinions) 3-01-2007
by Manny Maurice Ekanem
“The UN Millennium Project has been a unique undertaking… [to] ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling…” UN Millennium Project, 2005[1] Quoted above is Target...

Effective Leadership (Poetry) 9-08-2004
by DAKE KOFI SELORM
Do you know that what you think Becomes What you believe Becomes What you say Becomes What you practice Becomes Your habit Becomes Your character Becomes Your attitude Becomes Your personality Becomes You?

Either (Poetry) 25-06-2007
by Osamuyi Okpame
You are either alive Or you are dead You are either living Or you are dying You are either healthy Or you are sick! You are either at peace Or you are at war with yourself You are either a saint Or you are a sinner You are...

El abstencionismo: Fracaso de la Democracia (Opinions) 10-07-2007
by Caleb Ordoñez Talavera
Cuando vemos que las elecciones en nuestras ciudades se resuelven por menos del 50% de los que pueden votar podemos darnos cuenta de la gran apatía que hay en los electores… la pregunta es: ¿Por qué? Por el desprestigio en las campañas...

El Bueno, el Malo y la Nada: Medios y Jóvenes. (Opinions) 25-03-2007
by Sebastián Galanternik
En la década del setenta, durante la última dictadura militar en Argentina, la propaganda estatal mostraba que ser joven era hacer equitación o polo, vestir jerseys color crema, llevar el pelo corto y una expresión bovina en el rostro....

El día del Refugiado (Opinions) 19-06-2007
by Francisco Hurtado
El 20 de junio se celebra el Día Internacional del Refugiado, pero hay motivos para celebrar o más bien llamamos a la reflexión de todos? La situación actual que atraviezan muchos países provoca que día a día, sea masivamente o a cuenta gotas,...

El dia que adquiri mi Nimbus 2000 (Opinions) 20-07-2007
by Laura Müller
Enero 2002: Entre mis obligaciones como niñera en New Jersey estaba el recoger a Flavia de la escuela primaria. Todos los días me quedaba revoloteando en la cabeza, como niños y niñas de 6 a 12 años podían estar sentados esperando a que llegaran...

El fin de las consignas: la juventud rusa y el sistema educativo post-soviético (Opinions) 30-08-2006
by Sebastián Galanternik
La educación es una herramienta fundamental para todas las sociedades. Además de proporcionar conocimientos teóricos y prácticos generales, forma en el alumno una visión particular del mundo que lo rodea. Cada régimen político –totalitario o...

El himen moral (Opinions) 9-07-2007
by ANDDY JOEL LANDACAY HERNANDEZ
Por: ANDDY LANDACAY HERNANDEZ Que el ser humano es una especie "cojuda" ya lo sabemos. Que ha hecho cojudeces en nombre de su cacareada “humanidad” también. Los ejemplos de esta vocación cojudógena son tantos que tardaríamos años en...

EL OMBLIGO DE LA LUNA (Opinions) 20-07-2007
by Laura Müller
Octubre 1995: El salón era un verdadero caos, todo mundo hablaba y hasta el profesor de historia bostezaba. Ceci y Karen estaban al frente del aula exponiendo un tema sobre la conquista de México, estábamos en el primer semestre de preparatoria y...

El señor de los perros (Short Story) 18-05-2007
by Laura Müller
Hace dos meses en un día como estos me avisaron que solo me quedaba por el contrato temporal en el lugar donde estaba trabajando, tuve que salir de la oficina esa tarde para arreglar algunas cosas para un evento que íbamos a tener y con la mente...

El sistema universitario colombiano bajo la lupa (Opinions) 8-09-2006
by simon
Como colombiana me encuentro ahora empezando una nueva etapa como estudiante en una universidad argentina. Y al hacerlo, empiezo a notar algunas diferencias de fondo entre las universidades de Colombia y las locales. Y parto del simple hecho de...

El sol de las tres (Short Story) 11-09-2008
by Cristino Alberto Gómez Luciano
En sus ojos eran dos bueyes, y el arado detrás de los animales labraba la tierra fértil por toda la extensión del camino a casa. El sol de las tres le quemaba frente y espalda, haciéndole sudar a ríos. Ese es el trabajo, para los hombres el pan de...

Elections rectorales au Bénin : la démocratie gagne le terroire de la science (Opinions) 7-07-2006
by François Vianou Godonou
Depuis des années les syndicats, les enseignants, les étudiants et d'autres acteurs de la vie universitaire ne faisaient que caresser un rêve. Celui de voir les universités gérées de façon plus démocratique avec de meilleures conditions de vie...

Energías Biodegradables de Costa Rica (Interviews) 22-11-2008
by Johanny Arilexis Pérez Sierra
En una visita realizada a esta empresa, ubicada en Alto Ochomogo, Cartago, Costa Rica; tuve la oportunidad de conocer a Eladio Madriz, a su hija, la biotecnóloga, Lorena Madriz, y su familia. Han desarrollado una miniempresa basada en la...

Enigma (Poetry) 1-08-2005
by A. Tsang
Everyone Have a lock in their hearts? Have a switch in their hearts? Who has the power to start? Are there any rules? Success and failure? Who'll be penelized, insulted and yelled at? Any rewards? Politically correct? Could we start...

Enquête sur la situation des talibés au Sénégal 2007 (Opinions) 21-07-2007
by William
Définition Les talibés sont les disciples du Coran sous la direction d’un marabout c.q. maître du Coran. Position La situation des talibés en Afrique de l’Ouest et spécifiquement au Sénégal est depuis quelques années, un sujet de...

ENSAYO “JUSTIFICACION SOCIAL DE LA EDUCACIÓN” (Opinions) 16-06-2008
by German Augusto de la Espriella
ENSAYO “JUSTIFICACION SOCIAL DE LA EDUCACIÓN” German Augusto De la Espriella L. En cuanto a la percepción de la cognición y en particular con la educación del ser humano voy a visualizarla desde la óptica de la Epistemología, ya que el...

Entrepreneuriat et organisation : quel avenir pour l'Afrique? (Opinions) 13-06-2008
by BENGA
Ce matin en prenant le Bus pour aller au centre ville de la capitale ou je vis, je veux parler de Dakar(Sénégal), j'ai eu à discuter avec un ami français qui m'a poussé à réfléchir sur un problème qui me préoccupe depuis des années, c'est celui de...

Entrevista com Ana Adeve sobre como é ser uma jovem ativista feminista no Brasil (Interviews) 25-09-2008
by Luciana Brasil
Ana Adeve faz parte das Jovens Feministas de São Paulo e da Rede Jovens Brasil de Direitos Sexuais e Direitos Reprodutivos - No nível pessoal, você poderia dizer como você se envolveu com o feminismo e o que ele significa para você? Ana...

Environmental Activism (Interviews) 4-08-2004
by melanie mae
You won’t find arrogance in Mike Gardner, Coordinator on Cooperative Education and Research at the Sigurd Olsen Environmental Institute (SOEI). He is eager to help Northland students on their way to becoming leaders in their communities and often...

Esa música suave (Short Story) 13-09-2008
by Cristino Alberto Gómez Luciano
Hoy es un hermoso día, definitivamente. Un radiante sol hace presencia desde llegadas las seis de la mañana, cuando los estudiantes y obreros de la escuela iniciaron sus labores en el campo. Levantarse a las cinco es lo difícil. Una vez tomado el...

Estatísticas básicas sobre a moeda e crédito em Moçambique (Opinions) 11-01-2007
by Basílio Zefanias Muhate
I. Introdução A moeda e o crédito constituem importantes variáveis para a determinação do crescimento económico de Moçambique. É, portanto, importante analisar as estatísticas sobre estas variáveis e o comportamento tendencial da economia face...

Estigma y discriminación (Opinions) 15-09-2008
by aldoivan
El estima puede definirse como la condición o comportamiento que hace que su portador sea incluido en una categoría social hacia cuyos miembros se genera una respuesta negativa. Por otro lado, la discriminación consiste en la exclusión social de...

Et si la vie était la mort (Poetry) 18-08-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Vivre pour vivre, ivre de désir la vie N’est qu’une partie de l’iceberg qui Nous amène à idéaliser le matérialisme Vivre pour vivre, ivre de désir la mort Nous oblige à revoir nos aspirations terrestres Car au bout de nos peines, elle...

Ethics (Opinions) 29-10-2005
by Branson Shao
To be specific, I believe that the way our global society interacts today is guided primarily by ethics. For certain, ethics distinguishes if people are right or wrong by way of condemnation towards certain activities. Ethics has divided people...

Etudier en Afrique: un parcours de combattant (Opinions) 1-11-2005
by Desire--clitandre dzonteu
Difficile question que celle de savoir où poursuivre ses études après le baccalauréat en Afrique. Question apparemment anodine, elle révèle là en filigrane le malaise des universités africaines et le calvaire des étudiants africains après...

Etymology (Poetry) 6-03-2006
by Anu maheshwari
Guilty words that once scrawl down the hill to gather You and me Can never hike back that hill again Like the Pandora’s Box that once opened It kept on spewing venom Those words that march down the history lane Are hard to trace Real...

EU Membership for Albania: The Importance of MDGs and Youth Involvement (Opinions) 21-03-2006
by Ina GJIKONDI
The political, economic and social challenges of Albania’s integration into the EU is included in the agendas of most of the political and social activists in the country- demonstrating the awareness for the importance of this undertaking. The...

Everything On Me (Poetry) 14-01-2009
by Miyar De'Nyok
Everything On Me: poem by Miyar De’Nyok or Akurdit Our friendship is normal Our love is convivial Our habitat is friendly We all have to compromise We all have to seek forgiveness We all have to terms as family Because we need one another...

Examine the Meaning of Student Involvement (Opinions) 10-09-2004
by Adam Fletcher
Simply calling something “meaningful” doesn’t make it so. When a lot of people think about students' participation in community organizations and schools, "meaningful" isn't the first word that comes to mind. But saying that young people are...

exams, exams and exams (Opinions) 22-12-2002
by Hiu-yeung Lai
Christmas - a time for family unions? for the birthday celebration? or a time for reflection? For me and many 11th and 13th graders in Hong Kong, it's simply the time to get into our "examination mode" and prepare for the public exams which may...

Expecting the unexpected (Poetry) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The unexpected looks familiar But it is the stranger in our imagination We create the picture of our expectations Never allowing our anxiety to cut short our vision Expecting to see miracles happen for us Our lives trapped to believe we are...

Experiencia de voluntariado del Instituto Radiofónico Fe y AlegrÍa “Aprendiendo en casa”- Perú (Opinions) 28-03-2008
by Maclovio Olivares Tarrillo
En las últimas décadas en Perú y en todo Latinoamérica diversas instituciones tanto estatales como privadas se encuentran fomentando programas Desarrollo Humano y Desarrollo Sostenible para la Comunidad” En tanto esto ha hecho que diversas...

Export Education or Import Asian Youth Problems? (Opinions) 25-07-2005
by A. Tsang
Many Asians are very successful and have been awarded in many Western societies. We are no invaders but working hard to make our world a better place. We choose to be in Western countries instead in living in Asia because of many reasons. In many...

Express Yourself (Opinions) 26-08-2003
by Billy Bob
One of the biggest fears in high school is not fitting in. Most of this trepidation is because you don’t express yourself. By expressing yourself, I mean interacting with other people. Sure, it’s easy for someone to wear their trendy clothes, and...

Extradition: who art thou? (Opinions) 25-12-2007
by Barr. Stephen Edetanlen
EXTRADITION -WHO ART THOU? The radiation poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko which led to his horrifying death in London raised international furore with Britain and Russia as the principal actors. The genesis of the dispute can be traced to the...

Fair Trade Cocaine? (Opinions) 19-09-2007
by Ailbhe Darcy
When I embarked on my MSc in Development Studies two years ago, the secretary at my university told me that the course is greatly oversubscribed. This didn’t surprise me. When I told members of my parents’ generation that I was taking Development...

Fair Trade in Fredericton and Abroad (Opinions) 21-06-2011
by Samantha Hodder
Fair Trade. Two simple words, one life-altering concept. When I volunteered in rural Ecuador a few years ago, I met someone who showed me the simplicity and the importance of fair trade. His name was Fredy, and he was the talk of the...

Familiar Stranger! (Poetry) 2-12-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Sounding familiar to your sense Calling with a good voice of poetry Preaching into your mind It seems you are not with me Hearing but not understanding Seeing but not perceiving Sitting without balance It makes for less argumentation...

Fatal Accident (3) (Short Story) 29-10-2005
by Kevin M
Mick poured himself a shot of whiskey, his hands trembled and he could not help spilling a large quantity of whiskey on his rug carpet. He walked on shaky legs with the shot of whiskey in his hand to the table were the pictures lay, keeping his...

Female Education: Assessing and Overcoming Social Setbacks (Opinions) 12-05-2005
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Educating a woman, so goes the mantra, is liberating a nation. However, when the social imbalances favour only one group at the expense of the other, the implications are usually sad and sometimes irreversible. Over centuries, women have been...

Feminism: A Worthwhile Fight for Women's Emancipation! (Opinions) 20-06-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Feminism is an ideology advocating for women’s rights and sexual-equality with their male counterparts. Feminism arises from the fact that women have to be emancipated from traditional patriarchal society. Before World War II in 1938, women were...

Femmes dans la conduite (Opinions) 5-06-2007
by I AM WHAT I THINK I AM
Je consacre ceci à toutes les femmes dans le monde, marié, célibataire, le divorce, les veuves, les mères et les filles. En Europe, l'Afrique, et Amérique du Sud, les femmes ont juste pris les poteaux supérieurs. Mais l'image plus grande n'est...

Fighting Illiteracy: One Book at a Time (Opinions) 17-03-2003
by Patrice Hutton
My love affair with the written word began in second grade as I became addicted to the series The Baby-Sitters Club. Ever since then, I have read anything that bears more than a single letter of the alphabet. Street signs, shampoo...

Filosofía y Letras: una odisea inigualable (Opinions) 30-08-2006
by María Laura Caraballo
La crisis y el deterioro físico y “moral” que aqueja a la Universidad de Buenos Aires han dejado de ser un síntoma alarmante para convertirse en un mal crónico y generalizado. La corrupción, los vicios burocráticos y las falsas promesas se han...

Finding Poetry II (Poetry) 8-08-2008
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Not far away stood the hunter’s grandchild, Ota'ibayomi Oba'olorun nii koje with his fathers' apomu at hand. He had listened to the ''ode of the brownfaces'' and expressed awe at its lines. As he left for home, he sang: Is it not Christ that...

Flowers For My Friend (Short Story) 1-11-2006
by Plato Owulezi
"Flowers For My Friend" I'm happy you are my friend I thank God for you each day You are only a e-mail away, We are friends now until the end. We may never meet down here But at the Jordan river we will share. You are truly one of a...

FOR TOMORROW (Opinions) 11-03-2010
by Faridah Ibrahim
FOR TOMORROW Many negative things are often said about northern Nigeria as it is today. With 11 million illiterate children, this region has the highest number of out-of-school children of any region of a country in the world. And the numbers...

Forever Amber (Poetry) 27-09-2009
by Tiffany Saxon
This poem was given to a mother named Tarissa, who lost her 19yr old daughter, Amber, to the H1N1 virus. This poem was given to Amber's family on July 10, 2009. God bless Amber and her family. "This dedication is to an amazing mother That I...

Forgotten (Poetry) 30-07-2004
by Ajomuzu Collette Bekaku
It’s been one hundred and half years since you left, in those years, granddad had much of the fears, Till he said to me in tears: “Don’t ever get a mod fears”. I got your pictures in pairs, The pairs don’t make fears, It’s been one hundred...

FRIEND (Poetry) 5-09-2005
by Marion Akinyi Ochieng
Friend Your grace and smile smother me, Then I know, I can face life again, Your advice and assurance are my daily bread Life can’t be without them. You are a blessed gift from above Reserved warmth to the heart So I can never lose...

Friends (Poetry) 17-02-2007
by Almira F. Caliso
Growing pains Broken chains A sad melody Falling tears Listening ears A friend just for me Reaching out Sharing doubt When life gets me down Hands to clutch Gentle touch Can turn me around Spoken words Softly heard...

From a friend to you (Poetry) 14-08-2008
by Tosin Olowoyeye-Taiwo
Sometimes we are weighed down by self-defeating thoughts And see no good thing about ourselves; We see others as better and more fortunate, Forgetting the fact that in everyone lies the seed of greatness . You ain't different from the...

Funding for Homestead five capital development (Opinions) 11-10-2002
by Mohammad Ziaul Ahsan
A project proposal on the innovation of five capital development at the homestead attended with reproductive health care management & nutrition supplement in the rural community on a special human resources development training & credit programme....

Gail Hannemann – CEO of the Girls Scout Council of Hawaii, First Lady of Honolulu (Interviews) 18-05-2007
by Jay-R Patron
Evan Leong: Welcome to Greater Good Radio, Hawaii, where we develop tomorrow's leaders by bringing you up close and personal with today's top businesspeople. Greater Good, Hawaii, is dedicated to social entrepreneurship. I'm your host, Evan Leong,...

Gbenga's Advice for the Young and Aspiring (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Gbenga Uriel Ogunjimi, a leader within his field of social entrepreneurship, recently achieved recognition for his efforts and motivation in promoting employment opportunities for Nigerian youth. Gbenga the CEO of Landmark Internship...

Gender inequality in Nigeria (Opinions) 31-05-2007
by FRANKLIN ELLAH
A great deal of human behaviour is not the result of individual preferences. Rather, it is governed by institutional rules, norms and conventions that have powerful material effects on people’s lives. Institutions have been defined as the ‘rules...

Generation Why: Three things youth can do (Opinions) 3-03-2003
by POCHOLO GONZALES
Apathetic towards politics? "THREE simple things" the youth can do to change politics and bring about good governance: First, convince people not to vote for action star Fernando Poe Jr. in 2004. Second, call up radio stations to...

Gerardo Villegaz: "Es importante trabajar con los jóvenes" (Interviews) 12-12-2008
by Elizabeth Arceo
Gerardo Villegas, originario de Michoacán ha desarrollado su trabajo con jóvenes en Sinaloa. Gerardo, de 26 años, fue galardonado este año con el Premio Nacional de la Juventud en cuanto a Labor Social y lo recibió de las manos del Presidente...

Germany – no place to live? (Opinions) 7-09-2007
by Marcia C. Schenck
Young motivated Germans become modern education-nomads – but will they be part of what the media terms an ‘exodus of German professionals’? Eva Müller*, 20, born in Münster Germany, will graduate from a liberal arts US College in May,...

GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY! (Poetry) 7-06-2007
by .
Your words, your dreams, and your thoughts have the power to create conditions in your life. What you speak about, you can bring about. If you keep saying...

Giddy (Poetry) 2-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
At this dagger-point, Am none but indigent. JAMB has jammed again! Now three years of no gain. First, I played careless While a season flew by. Next, I prayed less, There another rolled by. This third but strong focus, Why is another...

GIRLS the gift of God (Poem) (Poetry) 18-03-2012
by Priya Verma
Girls are wonderful Gift of god They are the best Creation of god They are caring Loving and Backbone of the family They are the best Symbol of womanhood They play Important roles Like sister, mother, Daughter, wife and The...

Giving and receiving: reciprocity (Opinions) 22-04-2008
by R Kahendi
There seems to be a general recognition that each one of us is perpetually in debt to our community, perhaps for its affording us opportunities that we wouldn’t otherwise have had access to. Some might resent this, so maybe I should modify this...

Global Education Foundation (Opinions) 22-02-2007
by Joel Josephson
Mission To advance the cause of global education by bringing together the best educators, with international business and foundations, to complete multinational educational project. Overview This initiative has been launched by a group of...

Globalisation and the Caribbean - What to do (Opinions) 20-04-2005
by Jaevion Nelson
Globalization has become a prevalent global framework since the 1980’s; many viewing it as a process that is beneficial to a country’s level of development and growth. Others believe that it increases inequality with and between nations, threatens...

God's Chosen Ones (Poetry) 19-02-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
For the struggle is never over for some. From sleeping on the streets to panhandling just to get a morsel to eat, Scrambling through trash cans Searching for a meal to hold on to for days even weeks Becomes the tool of survival that so...

Gold (Poetry) 3-08-2008
by Robert Alan Rowley
A group of monks in far away Tibet, the story's told, Each day made themselves ready Buddha's likeness to behold. It was the one possession they most treasured in this life, For it was finely made by loving hands, of purest gold. They...

Goodbye! (Poetry) 21-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Goodbye! In my life, I've said many goodbyes. I've indeed told so many a lies. But none, ever meant this much; None ever cost me this much; none ever hurt me like this; Loosing love, a sweet angel's. In your arms for the last time, It...

Government helps Filipino students (Opinions) 2-06-2004
by LLOYD ABRIA LUNA
Call it political gimmick but for the officials and employees of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Youth Affairs (OPAYA), the Student Assistance Fund for Education for a Strong Republic (SAFE 4 SR) is a legitimate government project...

Grandma's Wedding Party (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Cindea
Painting is a kind of powerful language, and I use painting to tell people what I think. I joined Eco Youth in Kobe in 2008, and met many students from different countries. I understood how important we are from all of our environment reports....

Great Teachers! (Poetry) 14-11-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Great Teachers! Who are great teachers? What makes great teachers? And where are they from? Teachers become great From great teachers beget Great students And great learners beget great teachers! Not necessarily a formal scholar;...

Hang On (Poetry) 18-05-2004
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Many passed the same road with you But they couldn't succeed Many read the same books you red But they never passed Many have influential background But they couldn't achieve even more than you Many gathered with shovels Even when you're...

Heal The World (Opinions) 3-05-2009
by Ezeadi Ozuah
HEAL THE WORLD. Ladies and gentlemen, I have decided to drop a few lines to drive us into memory lane, lest we have forgotten and lest we should be the last to act. I am definitely aware of the efforts being made by a whole lot of us humans in...

Help Us Help Ourselves: Developing Supportive Learning Environments with Students (Opinions) 13-03-2002
by Adam Fletcher
For Jennifer & Michael "The essence of the demand for freedom is the need of conditions which will enable an individual to make his own special contribution to a group interest, and to partake of its activities in such ways that social guidance...

HEROES DE CARNE Y HUESO (Short Story) 20-07-2007
by Laura Müller
HEROES DE CARNE Y HUESO RULETA URBANA Héroes de carne y hueso Diciembre 2006: Lorena se levantó más temprano que de costumbre, por fin era 8 de Diciembre, el día más esperado desde el nacimiento de Julissa, al sonar el despertador pegó un...

Hidden Data of Self-Knowledge (Opinions) 19-10-2007
by Vittal Koppal
It is a great feeling for me, for coming across a sensitive human being like you, who is interested in thinking globally acting locally. The limitations of one’s self-development are endless in itself. Because it includes all the self-improvement...

Highly volunteering! (Poetry) 13-03-2008
by Yassir El Ouarzadi
When we volunteer, We become more aware, We become more active, We become more productive, We become more inspiring, We become more interesting. In brief, If you volunteer, You will be the winner, Not just a consumer! With Héma-Québec,...

His Faithfulness (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
The year is about to end. With few hundreds of minutes And some thousands of seconds to go, Bothered about numerous Unfinished businesses Unachieved dreams And unexplored virgin grounds, Sandwiched between divergent options, Set to...

HIV/ AIDS education in rural Nigeria (Opinions) 26-02-2009
by Everistus Olumese
I had a glimpse into the knowledge of HIV possessed by rural Nigerians recently during a training on Life Building Skills organized by my organization for our volunteers. Not only did they not know what the acronym HIV/AIDS means but they...

HIV/AIDS: Global Problem, Local Solutions (Opinions) 9-09-2005
by Chloe
“No one wants to be rejected by their society. Your friends, your family, no one would talk to you. I wouldn’t want to do that.” As I lay in bed with my older host-sister Metarere, her genuine words provided the most clarity to the taboo...

HIV/AIDS: We Will NOT Die Like DOGS! (Opinions) 25-03-2006
by Moses Okoth Akwiri
AIDS WAR: We (youths) should NOT die like dogs The preparing of children for school and coordination of scarves suits preoccupied most minds of those filing out of Kenyan homes on Thursday morning. On the lapels of but a few, was a plash color,...

Home Is (Poetry) 28-05-2007
by jessica
Home is a place where i can be It's what makes me happy It's a place where i can dance around And not get teased when i fall to the ground It's a place where i can sleep And read my bible Without a peep I love this place It's me home

Home-like Education is Better (Opinions) 18-11-2004
by Mike Ssegawa
You are the family breadwinner. A week ago your boss fired you and you aren't certain what your next job will be. For sure you have empty pockets and last night your kids and wife went to bed with empty stomachs. Your landlord is soon at your door...

Homesick at Home (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
From deep behind the bars of a dark room This young lady would come to see This crib could be her tomb Or her sanctuary Anxious for the future, anxious to be free From the dark loneliness of her prison She would not dare pause her...

HOMMAGE A PIERRE MONSARD, UN HOMME D’EXCEPTION (Opinions) 6-01-2006
by Desire--clitandre dzonteu
Le lundi 28 novembre 2005, c’est avec une stupeur effroyable que les étudiants et la communauté universitaire, ainsi que ceux qui ont connu la graine de folie de Pierre MONSARD apprenaient la disparition brutale de ce illustre homme de la...

Hongos infectados (Opinions) 6-07-2007
by Laura Müller
RULETA URBANA Hongos Infectados Mayo 2007: Creo que nunca había sudado tanto en mi vida, ni con un maratón de 3 horas de sppining hubiera logrado transpirar de esa manera, para colmo, como si no tuviera suficiente con mi propio sudor, pasa a...

Hope (Poetry) 13-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
No where not here unfortunate It is traveling man’s building A guide to the faithful fathers past Glorious to behold unexploited The village masters umpire Doesn’t really appreciate the difference In trouble our expectations fall short...

Hope comes for Uganda's orphans (Short Story) 2-08-2007
by Patrick Jaramogi
They live in despair, are vulnerable and hardly smile with little hope for the future. This is the plight of over 300 orphans who are being looked after by Kiseminti Needy Children Organization, a local community based organization located in...

How art can get the message across (Opinions) 30-10-2006
by Sara Yasmin Kaiser Darr
Art student Sara Darr was inspired to use her skills to illustrate the importance of the Millennium Development Goals. In the summer of 2005, I was lucky enough to attend the third World Youth Congress in Stirling, which focused on the United...

How Can I Forget thee (Poetry) 5-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
My alma mater, Like a cosmos cradle bed, good. You saw me grow and helped. Made sure I won't fall So, I & mother could be sure. How can I forget thee? My alma mater, Thou brought not the milk but taught how & why the milk A sure case...

How Do Children Suffer in Nepal due to the so-called Maoist Insurgency? (Short Story) 14-05-2002
by Yasmary Mora
The Maoist insurgency which commenced six years ago in Nepal had created many problems in this poor country. The insurgency is making the situation in the country more miserable day by day. The prerequisites of development are being destroyed by...

How do search engines work(teach by sir zahid at islamia university) (Opinions) 19-02-2008
by haider
Web search engines provide an interface to search for information on the World Wide Web. Information may consist of web pages, images and other types of files. Some search engines examine data available in newsgroups, databases, or open...

How Do You Know Yours? (Poetry) 22-05-2004
by Eric A Ahuruonye
Standing next to each other Staring at each other Staring at her pretty blue eyes Her smiles which crystallises Every displeasure coming forth Her voice which makes My heart less conscious of Its surroundings Seeing each other each day...

HOW DO YOU LIVE YOUR DASH? (Poetry) 14-06-2007
by .
I read of a man who stood to speak … At the funeral of a friend….. He referred to the dates on her tombstone From the beginning……..to the end. He noted that first came her date of birth And spoke the following date with tears, But he...

How Ethno Design Project Got Started (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Today, Ethno Design Fashions and Academy is a leader in providing Zimbabwe’s up and coming artists with an opportunity to receive professional training in ethnic and ecological fashion design. By harnessing the power of determination and ICTs,...

How much love do you have (Poetry) 21-04-2011
by Chijioke Obinna Okonkwo
love a different meaning to different people love always natural and never artifitial love is never bought with money nor gifts love does not live in gifts but in the hearts of men love has no bone of malice though it can be adultrated love...

How schools are turning hopelessness to hope in rural Ghana (Opinions) 5-04-2007
by Rashid Zuberu
In the Upper Denkyira District of Ghana lie the small communities of Kramokrom, Camp, and Nyame Bekyere. These rural farming villages are located deep in the rain forest and lack many basic necessities. In total, there are over 500 inhabitants...

How should we act in the right way?? (Short Story) 28-11-2007
by Dr. Kyaw Su Thway
In a poor family, a child broke a glass by accident. Then his sister ran to him and scolded him, why he broke that? The child started to cry and cry. And then the mother came there and scolded the girl for not watching her little brother well....

How Technology and Summer Camp is Shaping The Future of Children’s Lives (Opinions) 30-08-2002
by Jason Alinen
Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name “Cybercamps”. Pete graduated from the University of Washington’s...

How Technology Has Been Creating Awareness to our Societies (Opinions) 1-05-2007
by Awosusi Oluwatope
One can't argue the fact that science and technology has helped us so much in our daily activities . Gone are the days when we spend hours reading without the aid of science and technology. I am presently a teacher and a student and I like...

How to Achieve a MDG in Africa (Opinions) 16-05-2005
by EMMANUEL AKAPO
My name is Emmanuel Akapo, a young man of about 24, who resides in Lagos, Nigeria. I am the pioneer and executive Director of African Arts Initiatives, an organization whose objective is to bring development to Africa via the Arts. I would like...

How To Get Involved With Your Passions (Opinions) 22-07-2007
by Tiara Shafiq
(original post: http://educatedeviate.wordpress.com/2007/07/01/how-to-get-involved-with-your-passions/) How does a passionate person get involved with other passionate groups and people? The main answer is that you have to go and look for...

How you waste one day every week (Opinions) 19-06-2007
by Fola Daniel Adelesi
You and I know that more than a thousand and one articles must have been written about time even before we were borne but I have to write about it again because I got a new perspective of this thing called time. My new perspective begins with a...

HR TIPS FOR INTERVIEWS (Opinions) 9-03-2007
by mohammed
HR TIPS FOR INTERVIEWS Interviewing can be a tedious and stressful time. Which questions should you ask, which ones are appropriate? Are you going to pick the right person for the position? Below is a list of the top few interview questions...

Human Capital vs Working Capital (Opinions) 28-10-2011
by Mayang Arum Anjar Rizky
Is there any correlation between education and employment? For a new emerging country like Indonesia, it may be insignificantly correlated. Education is often judged as the root of way out from poverty, and to avoid poverty, we need to jump...

Human Rights and Torture in Cameroon (Opinions) 22-12-2007
by akwalla Johanness
Torture is a serious violation of human rights and is strictly prohibited by international law. As the issue of torture strikes at the very heart of the civil and political freedom, it becomes the first issue that was dealt with by the United...

Humility 195 (Short Story) 28-11-2006
by Ebuenyi Ikenna D.
It was just 11 in the morning but I was already prepared for my 12 o'clock lecture. The sun was out in its full brilliance but that wasn’t my reason for deciding to take a bike to school when I could have walked. The reason was that I wanted to be...

Hurricanes of The Bahamas: Past, Present and Future (Opinions) 1-08-2002
by Dennis Dames
A yearly phenomenon of forceful winds, hurricanes originate in the west coast of Africa and move to the North Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The Bahamas is well situated in the hurricane zones mentioned, and every...

Hush (Poetry) 26-04-2007
by ANNELINE
For when you speak you reach the peak of an intellectual leak In your word there’s absence of balance merely nuisance and riddance what a hindrance of brilliance Hush… since you don’t inspire or acquire desire your words only...

I am (Poetry) 22-08-2005
by DELROY NESTER WILLIAMS
I am a human touched by nature captive as its audience lost in its beauty; I've learned through experiences gotten hurt by actions, I love through words showing care and concern I am a man perfect in my imperfections misguided in my...

I am a War (Poetry) 22-04-2007
by Zach K
I am a war; full of destruction, full of hate. I strike you, I fight you, I will not give up. Until my job is done, Your life is in my hands. What can you do?

I Am Involved in the MDGs (Poetry) 1-12-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Inspired persons makes for better outcomes Informed people can inform others and also act Involved persons are told to do the work Action becomes the target of the instructor. Only your voice, they said; Only my voice? They said yes, your...

I Believe In Yesterday... (Poetry) 20-06-2011
by 'Jide Oluwafemi Jinadu
Yesterday, when I was a kid I believed in everything I believed that tomorrow was gonna be alright I believed in my dreams I believed in my friends and parents And most importantly I believed in God. I know that my today - A product of...

I bet you will learn spanish quickly (Opinions) 27-01-2003
by Jose Menacho Galiano
I bet you will learn spanish as soon as you imagine... First of all, learning spanish shouldn't be boring, because of the diversity and rich nature of the Spanish Language. Imagine being in a spanish class thats absolutely perfect: Making...

I Challenge You! (Opinions) 3-04-2002
by AJ Yager
It is difficult to put a challenge on paper. I would much rather stand in front of you, looking eye to eye, and give you my challenge. Using my imagination, that is exactly what I am doing now. I picture you standing in front of me. I have a...

I Remember Not (Poetry) 29-03-2011
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Why is it like that? It's when I want that Like when I want to write That I remember not. Of billions of things in the world I'm left void I look around for inspiration I even reconsider some temptations The fans are blowing My head is...

I Resolve Never To Resolve (Poetry) 31-12-2006
by Ositadimma Amakeze
I resolve never to resolve As in my resolutions of the past To soar in height and wave Beyond myself and best I resolve in this new morn To stand strong at sunrise In spirit of my little best born And never to fish in the skies I...

I SMILE..CRY..AND WEPT...! (Poetry) 11-03-2007
by Adetoba Adebiyi
I smile when I see the future of our Tomorrows Leader I cry when I see what they do daily I wept co no one knows the Truth. I smile when I see their Talent I Cry when the misused That I wept when they refuse correction I smile when I see...

I think.... (Poetry) 20-12-2007
by Dr. Kyaw Su Thway
These days so many affairs are taking place in the world, Wars, disasters, natural problems and so on, But as humans, we are handling all the cases as much as we could. However, we have to think about one thing. Are we handling them in the...

I Walk (Poetry) 9-02-2007
by mohammed
I Walk I walk down the road of success with right thought. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost ---- I am helpless ---- it isn’t my fault. . . . . It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same road of...

I will never walk alone! (Opinions) 14-04-2008
by VICTOR RASUGU
Walking into an organization to volunteer can be very intimidating and tasking. This was the case when I first stepped into the world of volunteering. It all started with my being persuaded by a friend who had developed the ‘culture’ of writing...

I Wish to Go Home (Opinions) 9-07-2004
by sid kumar
Mukesh Kumar ran away from his home in the summer of 2002, only to get shelter in the walled city of Delhi, which is the home to the most homeless people in the country. I met him at the small dhaba (eating joints on the street) opposite Ajmeri...

ICT and Environmental Management (Opinions) 4-09-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
As the world advances very rapidly, there is also a significant environmental crisis that is looming over our heads. With the ever rising risk of global warming and the resulting threat of climate change, the concern for environmental management...

ICT and Youth Empowerment (Opinions) 18-01-2006
by Chibuzo Governor Nwachukwu
The acronym ICT (Information and Communications Technology) is fast becoming a popular one in the country today. In fact, one of the greatest achievements of the present government which has been repeatedly touted at many a symposium, press...

ICTs Are the Heart of the Information Society (Opinions) 29-10-2003
by Shakti Ghimire
ICTs (Information & Communication Technologies) are an engine for growth. This is the time of information. Contemporary citizens are greatly demanding, and they want to obtain the required information as soon as possible. With the invention of the...

IDENTITY THEFT….. (Opinions) 24-02-2007
by mohammed
IDENTITY THEFT….. Identity theft is becoming an increasingly used buzzword in today's high tech world of online banking and bill paying, and with the advent of services like Payment Gateways, Visa Transfers, Paypal, Emoneygram and shopping cart...

If I must live (Poetry) 22-08-2008
by Isong
If I must live Then I must live to die. For if I bid bye to dying then I’ll be lying and dying. For to live truly is to die, then at death the true life is lived. A true life is not by duration measured, but by impact gathered that...

If I were a Bird (Poetry) 28-07-2006
by Ositadimma Amakeze
If I were a big black bird I’d swim in the airy ocean Of the cloud, and rise and fall Like a tide ‘neath the starry sky I’d my eyes tightly closed Fearless of the storms and tempest Of scudding cloudy ice-berg Sail like peace My...

If u truly love your motherland....... (Opinions) 4-05-2002
by Rajashree Rajagopal
I pass by the golden fields And the trees all lush and green, I feel the wind slapping my face, And the bright sun burning my skin....

If You Only Knew (Poetry) 11-01-2008
by Tiffany Saxon
If you only knew how deep thy love is for you. For sleepless nights become dreams of fantasies that look all... Real, Sound and True. For this is thine's reality in search of the passions that thy has sought in you. For...

Ignorance (Poetry) 18-02-2008
by oladotun michael dare
Besides ignorance Nothing is spoilt Everything is in order Besides ignorance Nothing is gear Everything is cheap Beside ignorance There is nothing I can't afford All things are easy Don't choose blindly Even the blind man Can...

IMITATE THE BALOON (Opinions) 23-04-2007
by Fola Daniel Adelesi
At first the balloon is flat. You could have it in your pocket or in the middle of your book and nobody has an idea of what you are keeping in your book. Sometimes you could hold it in your hands without anybody noticing that you’re holding...

Impacting Children's Lives through Technology (Opinions) 8-10-2002
by Jason Alinen
Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name "Cybercamps". Pete graduated from the University of Washington's...

In Memory of Bradley S Brown (Poetry) 20-12-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
For the rain keeps falling... And with every beat of my heart, I hear your voice calling. For you call in harmony and in peace, Hearing the sound of strings in which you played, left a mass of memories that will never cease. For as we all...

Inequal Opportunity - Politicians are neglecting aboriginal education (Opinions) 29-09-2008
by Simon Child
Politicians should be treating the causes not the symptoms when it comes to problems with the aboriginal education system As British Columbian students returned to school last month, some students returned to schools with new renovations, a...

Info about karakalpak nation (Short Story) 12-01-2007
by Zairov Salamat
The Karakalpaks are Turkis speaking people. The territory of Karakalpakstan makes 167,1 thousand square kilometers, or more than 37 % of Republic Uzbekistan. The clothes of any people are an example their culture, an ethnic accessory and...

INFORMATION DEFICIENCY: The fundamental factor that hinders youth participation in African region (Opinions) 10-02-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Ask any of the youth in many parts of Kenya what they know of the many organizations that have been registered with the aims and objectives of helping the youth and what you will hear mostly is that those are organizations to look for money. One...

inspired by THE HEIDI CHRONICLES (Poetry) 22-03-2004
by Rare breed
What happens if or when You lose yourself By trying to do What it is you do best? What happens if or when Your passion lies where Some of the preconceptions You closely held Must die? What happens if or when Through fighting for...

inspired to expired (Poetry) 14-03-2009
by karen
-happiness to loneliness- Seek Not My Heart Oh gentle winds 'neath moonlit skies, Do not you hear my heartfelt cries? Below the branches, here about, Do not you sense my fear and doubt? Side glistening rivers, sparkling streams,...

Inspiring words, Urjana Shrestha's Story (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
When we asked Urjana Shrestha from Nepal Fair Trade Crafters; what would she consider to be a defining moment in her life; her response was clearly put: “When I realized that the social problems can be resolved with a bit of effort from every...

Internet: Good or Bad ? You Decide (Opinions) 5-10-2005
by Omoruyi Osaretin Samuel
Is the internet good or bad? There is currently a lot of debate surrounding the topic of the internet. On one hand, many people feel that the internet is having a negative impact on our society. Their reasons include topics such as cyber...

Intervención en representación del Perú, en la II Cumbre Iberoamericana de Jóvenes (Opinions) 7-02-2008
by CHRISTIAN PARDO REYES
II Cumbre Iberoamericana de Jóvenes Hotel Auditórium Madrid, España 1 de diciembre de 2007 Intervención en representación del Perú, en la II Cumbre Iberoamericana de Jóvenes Por Christian Pardo Reyes (*) Presidente de la Internacional...

Interview de Andy Roland NZIENGUI (Gabon) (Interviews) 22-10-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Parles nous un peu de ton parcours personnel, de ce qui te motive et de ce qui t’inspire dans la vie de manière générale… Je suis engagé dans les mouvements associatifs depuis le lycée. C’est le club littéraire du lycée Nazaire Boulingui de...

Interview de Kristian Gareau, éducateur (Québec) (Interviews) 29-11-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Agé de 29 ans, Kristian Gareau a travaillé sur un projet de conservation des tortues luths au Costa Rica, ainsi qu'avec plusieurs organismes québécois et canadiens sur des programmes relatifs à l'environnement et au leadership des jeunes....

Interview de Marie TAMOIFO N'KOM (Cameroun) (Interviews) 19-08-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
En matière d'engagement des jeunes au niveau local et international, Marie TAMOIFO est une pionnière. Chevalier de l'ordre national du mérite Camerounais, elle est également Porte parole Jeunesse Africaine/ Diaspora ( Bamako 2005),...

Interview de Marion Viau (Canada) (Interviews) 22-03-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Né en France, Marion Viau réside à Montréal. Elle a accepté de partager un peu de son univers avec la communauté francophone de TakingITGlobal. Bonjour Marion, pourrais tu te présenter à nos lecteurs ? En fait qui es Marion Viau ? Je...

Interview de Mr Michel Mboumi, SG de l’Université Omar Bongo (UOB) (Interviews) 28-03-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
MOMBO: Mr Michel Mboumi, vous êtes le Secrétaire Général de l’Université Omar Bongo depuis l’année passée, quels sont les enseignements que vous tirez de diverses paralysies qui gangrènent depuis bien longtemps le fonctionnement pédagogique de...

Interview de Sarah TOUMI (France, Tunisie) (Interviews) 13-07-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Bonjour Sarah, pourrais-tu te présenter à nos lecteurs ? Parles nous de toi, de tes études ainsi que de ton engagement associatif au niveau local et international? J’ai 20 ans, je suis franco-tunisienne, née en France d’une mère française et...

Interview de Wilfried IDIATHA (Gabon) (Interviews) 22-10-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Wilfried IDIATHA est né le 15 octobre 1977 à Koula-Moutou au centre Est du Gabon. Koula-Moutou, une ville que ses habitants appellent affectueusement Km ou Kaboul lui rappelle ses plus belles années d’enfance, l’image de son grand-père maternel,...

Interview With 19 Year old International Youth Advocate from The Netherlands (Interviews) 12-01-2003
by Rob Aspinwall
Interview with International Youth Advocate Leader Rob Romeijn From The Netherlands. =Hi rob You are now 19 years old what did you do till now: Well I did a lot when I was a baby I wass allways a busy boy when I grow up in a small little...

Interview with Jean-Pierre N'ZIYA (Congo RDC) (Interviews) 3-06-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Interview produced on 2006, June 5th Let’s Talk about you… you are Congolese from RDC living in Canada (Toronto) I am from the Congo. I was a lecturer in Human Rights and Philosophy. I was also a Director of a local NGO aiming at raising...

Interview with the director of CUPP, Ihor Bardyn: Part 1 (Interviews) 17-06-2004
by Olexiy Kuzmenko
The Parliament of Ukraine, on July 16th, 1990, adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty which declared that Parliament recognized the need to build the Ukrainian state based on the Rule of Law. On August 24th, 1991 the Parliament of Ukraine...

Interview with the director of CUPP, Ihor Bardyn: Part 2 (Interviews) 17-06-2004
by Olexiy Kuzmenko
4. Tell us about the perspectives of the CUPP program. What, in your opinion, will safeguard the success of this initiative? I believe that the registration of the CUPP Alumni Association is a natural step in the history of CUPP. Since 1991,...

Interview with the director of CUPP, Ihor Bardyn: Part 3 (Interviews) 17-06-2004
by Olexiy Kuzmenko
8. Ihor, Please share some advice to students who wish to apply to CUPP and successfully complete the selection process. Read the CUPP instructions and assignments carefully, with a dictionary if necessary. Write your answers or better still...

Interviu cu Ionut Cristea (Interviews) 26-01-2009
by Cristina
Astăzi am plăcerea de a intervieva unul dintre tinerii activi de la noi din ţară, Ionuţ Cristea. Ionuţ este, în prezent, student la Relaţii Internaţionale în anul I la University of Birmingham, Marea Britanie. Acesta s-a făcut remarcat în timpul...

Investing (Opinions) 12-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
Craig McCaw, born August 11, 1949, was the second child of his parents. A renowned communication entrepreneur and savvy investor, he found himself saddled with the responsibility of rescuing his father’s business at a tender age. While the...

Is art innefectual in promoting acceptance of diversity? (Opinions) 12-08-2006
by Pleso
Much art seeks to stir the mind of its audience into considering new angles, to adopt alternative positions to those in which they previously stood, to observe further possibilities. Much of this art achieves its objectives. However, just who is...

IS IT A BIG DEAL TO SAY THANK YOU? (Poetry) 5-02-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
IS IT A BIG DEAL TO SAY THANK YOU? Saying thank you gives the ability and encouragement to bring back the memory of doing another good one. Did you say thank you to some one who has just done well to you? Or you think is not important and...

Is the "internet generation" the dumbest one? (Opinions) 24-06-2008
by khalil sardarzaei
Professor Bauerlien claimed that" internet generation" is a dumb generation, I don not want to accuse Mr. Bauerlien of lacking wisdom, because I do believe, he would not talk about a subject without conducting research on the issue, so that, we...

It is Election Time Nigerian Youths (Opinions) 13-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
We all need to know this It has to be told as a short story But the lines of our fore-fathers has never been this great and kind in our history Our generation is a great one Deny Nigeria and deny yourself Today we knew ourselves by name...

It is Still Morning here in Nigeria (Opinions) 12-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
It is still morning here in Nigeria Though the evening is fast approaching The child born without spoon is now eating with it She never saw her mother for protection and guidance It is still morning here in Nigeria The child understands...

It's Sad to Say (Poetry) 4-09-2004
by umar
Few years back We were called from our various abodes Having diverse codes of conduct To congregate as a single class And share a common knowledge Hence the beginning of our odyssey As we sail along Some were missing en route Challenges,...

Its Time to Begin (Opinions) 8-08-2004
by Adam Fletcher
"Without the voice of students, schools serve no purpose. They are nothing but institutions where adults run and tell you what you need to know in order to continue this tradition of, this cycle of "we have master's degrees and we know what's best...

Je suis jeune et je suis affecté… (Opinions) 21-12-2005
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
Parmi les nombreux défis auxquels elle doit faire face, l’Afrique doit notamment relever celui de la paix et de la sécurité. Aujourd’hui, au-delà de l’extrême souffrance qu’ils imposent aux populations, les guerres et les soulèvements armés...

Jeunes haïtiens, faisons nôtre les OMD ! (Opinions) 3-05-2005
by Jean Wesley THOSIAC
Haiti fait partie des 37 pays sur les 155 en voie de développement à avoir signé la déclaration du Millénaire, mais jusqu'à date, ce pays n’a presque pas emboîté le pas vers les OMD . En effet, de multiples faits expliquent cela. Dans un mini...

JOE C. RICE, President and CEO of Mid-Pacific Institute (Interviews) 18-05-2007
by Jay-R Patron
Joe C. Rice is President and Chief Executive Officer of Mid-Pacific Institute (MPI), an independent, grades kindergarten through twelve (pre-kindergarten effective 2005-2006 school year, 141-year college-preparatory school which is located...

Journal of Misery and Hope (Opinions) 27-12-2002
by Rashid Zuberu
Mary is 12 years old from Denu, a small town in the Volta Region of Ghana. She was just nine years of age when she was separated from a her mother. Mary recalls one sunny afternoon when a woman, that her mother told her was her aunty, came to...

Journée mondiale de l'alphabétisation: le fossé numérique Nord-Sud et les analphabètes du troisième millénaire (Opinions) 1-11-2005
by Desire--clitandre dzonteu
Depuis 40 ans, le 8 septembre marque la journée internationale de l’alphabétisation organisée par l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture (UNESCO). Cette journée vise à souligner l'importance de...

Jóvenes Empresarios Ganaderos Aportan Su Granito de Arena (Interviews) 16-04-2005
by cecilia saibene
Los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) intentan (entre otras cosas y muy a grandes rasgos), promover la igualdad de género y erradicar la pobreza y con ella el hambre. Después de indagar en internet sobre el Agro en la sociedad uruguaya,...

Just a Breath (Poetry) 13-10-2008
by henry onunyere
Just a breath that is needful I take this breath I live I lose it I die But if life is salvation Then death is desirable What’s salvation without freedom? What’s freedom without struggle? What’s struggle without life, What’s life without...

Just as well (they can’t attend) (Poetry) 29-07-2011
by David Kapp
Just as well (they can’t attend) Just as well they can’t attend I declare in response to hearing yet another tale about the fiefdom Our primary school kids can’t attend some game or the other (your guess) forbidden as it were by...

Just Want to Thank You (Poetry) 30-09-2004
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Those who have friends that care Cherish them with care For you never know the heartache Until you see their vacant chairs To hear your voice To see you smile To sit and talk to you a while To be together in the same old way...

Juventud Causa, Adultez Consecuencia (Opinions) 14-11-2006
by Miguel Andrés Aravena Cofré
Conflictivo por decirlo menos, casi me es alarmante pero no alcanza a serlo (aunque debiese). Así me hacen sentir las conclusiones que estoy desarrollando por estos días. Tengo la sensación de que nosotros, los jóvenes, estamos castigados por la...

Kappa Alpha Psi (Poetry) 20-12-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
Association, Aspiration and Dedication are the words that describe the Achievements of this Fraternity. Founded in 1911, Still making its mark to the young and old... Creating a standard that will last through all eternity. Sedulous in every...

Keep Investing (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
A preacher once drove by a farm, and was deeply impressed with its beauty – the shaded lawns, well- cultivated crops, a beautiful home, the barns were clean, and it had a well-built fence. Just as the preacher was admiring the farm, the farmer...

Kenyan Businessman Wins Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal (Short Story) 17-03-2006
by Antony Felix O. O. Simbowo
Mr. Wilfred Saroni, a Kenyan living in the US State of Massachusetts, has been honoured with the Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal. The award is to be conferred upon him by senior members of the US Congress. Mr. Saroni’s recognition arose from...

Kenyan University Students and Their Lost Visions (Opinions) 19-08-2003
by Antony Felix O. O. Simbowo
The youth in every society form a vital crux for the overall continuation and enhancement of any generation. Other than being symbols of revolution, freshness and revival, the youth contribute towards issues of national development through their...

killed me... (Poetry) 28-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
killed me... sweetheart... do you know my sweetheart ,when you let faraway... left me alone... and been without seeing your face... and can`t hear your voice any more... do you know how i am after you...?? how i am after...

L'oeil qui vous suit partout (Short Story) 28-08-2008
by Gael SORO
Cas de conscience Il y a très longtemps, maître Fuji dirigeait le monastère de Huan dans la province de Feng-Liu, au milieu de nombreux disciples. Ils avaient l'habitude de vivre des donations et de l'obole des riches...

La belle et le clochard (Short Story) 31-08-2008
by Safa Mahjoub
Elle ne put que dire un seul mot et unique mot: "Adieu". Ce fut, d'ailleurs, le dernier mot qu'elle prononça. Elle ferma les yeux. Elle se sentit étourdie, les membres engourdies, la tête lourde, la gorge sêche et les mains froides... Les idées...

La citadelle du silence... (Opinions) 17-10-2005
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
L'un des huits objectifs du millénaires est de promouvoir l'égalité et l'autonomisation de la femme. Autrement dit > Cependant, le respect des Droits de l'homme est le fondement d'un développement social qui se veut équitable. Il faut donc...

La creatività quale risorsa fondamentale nell'economia dell'esistenza (Opinions) 17-05-2005
by nadia scardeoni
La creatività quale risorsa fondamentale nell'economia dell'esistenza. E' bello incontrarci all'insegna della progettualità solidale intorno ad una necessità fortemente condivisa: quella di ritrovare il senso, come é già accaduto in queste ore,...

La culture associative au coeur de la jeunesse francophone : une passerelle pour la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD) (Opinions) 28-03-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Pour engager le XXIe siècle sous de bons auspices, les États Membres des Nations Unies sont convenus de huit objectifs essentiels à atteindre d’ici à 2015. Ces Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD), ces objectifs restent centrés...

La educación del Siglo XXI (Opinions) 1-01-2009
by Sabrina
Introducción: En la presente publicación encontrarán el pensamiento de una de las muchas mentes inquietas que buscan adentrarse en los caminos de la filosofía del hombre, con el fin de darles una visión sobre la educación actual, a qué...

La Educación Formal en Uruguay: Cambio de Cambios (Opinions) 11-05-2005
by Antonio García
Trabajo presentado en el “Encuentro preparatorio del Proyecto Educativo MERCOSUR” Ybycuí, Paraguay, Febrero 2005 Antonio García, Iniciativa Latinoamericana LA ORGANIZACIÓN DE LA ENSEÑANZA EN URUGUAY La constitución uruguaya determina que...

La Femme Parfaite (Short Story) 22-10-2008
by Gael SORO
J'ai parcouru le monde à la recherche de la femme parfaite. Après dix ans de recherche, je me suis résolu à rentrer chez moi. Mon meilleur ami m'a demandé : - Alors ? Tu l'as enfin rencontré ta femme parfaite ?...

La Grippe Aviaire (Opinions) 27-10-2005
by FEUSSOM
Grippe aviaire (“grippe du poulet”) et importance de la transmission à l’homme La maladie chez l’oiseau : impact et mesures de lutte La grippe aviaire, provoquée par une souche A du virus grippal, est une maladie infectueuse affectant les...

La historia de una mujer (Interviews) 6-10-2005
by Fabrizio Scrollini
La historia de una mujer Si este fuera una historia sobre una mujer ordinaria, el título no tendría sentido. Si esta fuera la historia de la primera arquitecta del Paraguay, opositora al régimen dictatorial del Gral. Stroessner, y que ha...

La lutte contre le changement climatique : un impératif de solidarité humaine dans un monde divisé (Opinions) 17-08-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD-Gabon) met en garde contre l’impact des changements climatiques lors de ses Journées portes ouvertes organisées au Centre Culturel Français Saint-Exupéry de Libreville Le Programme des...

LA LUTTE CONTRE LE VIH / SIDA PAR LA NON-VIOLENCE (Opinions) 17-12-2005
by Max Placide AHOUANSOU
"Il n'y pas de Fausse Solution pour la Lutte Contre le VIH / SIDA" L’existence du SIDA, plus qu’une croyance, est une réalité mêlée à notre existence quotidienne. En prenant bien les précautions bien connues pour l’éviter, on donne un SENS A SA...

LA PODREDUMBRE MORAL DEL FUJIMORISMO (Short Story) 8-07-2007
by ANDDY JOEL LANDACAY HERNANDEZ
Por: ANDDY LANDACAY HERNÀNDEZ Un amigo me preguntaba por qué la entonces República Democrática Alemana, La República Popular Democrática de Corea (la del norte) y en fin, una serie de países que fueron y son descaradas dictaduras ya sea de...

La Universidad de las Madres (Interviews) 29-10-2006
by Sebastián Galanternik
En el mes de las inscripciones universitarias, al menos en lo que respecta a la Argentina, Interjóvenes estuvo entrevistando a la Secretaria Académica de la Universidad Popular de las Madres de Plaza de Mayo, la licenciada en ciencias...

La voix qui parle au fond de l’âme (Poetry) 18-08-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Et si on t’écoutait avant de commettre nos actions Et si on mettait en avant ce que tu penses sans préjugés Toi qui nous averti des meurtrissures, qui fissures nos plaies Toi qui sans ambages nous met sur le droit chemin Cette voix audible de...

La vraie poésie (Short Story) 10-06-2007
by ilyes
Voici une pièce théâtrale que j'ai écrite afin de corriger le point de vue souvent erroné que la plupart de la plèbe défend quand il s'agit de poésie. Titre de la pièce : « La vraie poésie! »‎ Personnages de la pièce :‎ L’inconnu :...

Lady Madonna (Poetry) 1-01-2008
by Tiffany Saxon
For she's running away from the backlashes of her past. Bringing the old into the new... trying to kill the memories that soaks the soul in a tainted mask. For she's lost in her own infatuation. Being lead astray by words of deception...

Land Trusts: an inspirational journey (Short Story) 22-12-2009
by EnviroKlaus
On the foggy morning of Thursday, October 29th, 2009, Peter Banks and I set out early to represent Lambton Wildlife Inc (LWI) at the 11th Annual Conference of the Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA). The conference was held at the Kempenfelt Centre...

Langage comme Violence, Violence comme Langage -Le sang de l’innocent (Poetry) 24-06-2005
by Landry N. Mayigane
Cette flambée de violence Ces massacres en connivence Ces histoires d’intolérance Le monde d’emblée a changé de cadence Tant d’heures des heurts Que d’heures de bonheur Cet ampleur du malheur Toutes ces douleurs La vie n’est qu’un film...

Langage comme Violence, Violence comme Language - Et la violence fut... (Poetry) 30-06-2005
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Et la violence fut... Parole acerbe, langue perverse… Apre misère des maux vocifère Douceur amère au goût acre La violence est un plat qui se mange froid Sang couleur Jouissance éphémère Frappante, Virulente, Écœurante Sang Saveur...

Language (Poetry) 14-02-2006
by Anu maheshwari
Bitter tongue invading Biting into our homes – The facile embrace of death On our screens The blast, the rage of Time past Intruding on our privacy Making unwelcome calls on our judgment 24/7 A whole generation reeking of violence...

Lawn Tennis: From Paris to UP-Diliman with Love (Opinions) 9-08-2007
by Esnaen M. Catong
I've been playing racket games; however I love lawn tennis the most. This is not only because of the lovely players around but more than anything else, the beauty of making friends, spectacular shots, and good health. Interestingly, lawn tennis...

Le cric (Short Story) 5-03-2009
by Gael SORO
Un représentant crève un pneu en rase campagne. Il ouvre son coffre cherche son cric... en vain. Pas de cric. Comme il est sur une petite route de campagne, en plein mois de juillet il se dit que personne ne va passer par là pour...

Le projet "One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)": Approches et contours (Opinions) 22-07-2008
by Pascal Bekono
La réduction de la fracture numérique est un défi majeur pour bon nombre de pays dans le monde, particulièrement pour ceux en voie de développement. Si l’on prend le cas de l’Afrique subsaharienne qui représente 10% de la population avec 0.1% des...

Le souverain au Cameroun (Opinions) 3-09-2007
by Youths Ahead!
Le principe électif est fondamental dans le fonctionnement de la démocratie. C’est pourquoi les pays qui se veulent démocratiques ont recours périodiquement aux consultations électorales pour choisir leurs représentants. Le droit de vote n’est...

Le Verbe Pouvoir (Opinions) 10-01-2002
by RANSOME®, CHO
SI TU PEUX ME FLATTER AU POINT QUE JE ME PLAISE A MOI-MÊME; SI TU PEUX M'ABUSER PAR DES JOUISSANCES; QUE CE SOIT POUR MOI LE DERNIER JOUR! LA, TU M'AURAIS EU POUR TOI SEUL, MON AMOUR!! JE T'AIME;ETERNELLEMENT PARLANT.

Le VIH-SIDA est une maladie des jeunes (Opinions) 16-10-2006
by Andy Roland Nziengui Nziengui
Le VIH-SIDA est une maladie des jeunes : les jeunes adultes de 15-25 ans représentent la moitié des quelques 5 millions de nouveaux cas d’infections chaque année dans le monde.Cette situation, persistante, s’aggrave car les jeunes manquent...

Leader of Humble Beginnings: An Inspiration for the Asian Youth (Opinions) 26-07-2007
by Esnaen M. Catong
An accolade to the man ---as some astute leaders in the academe would call it---is one of the priceless recognitions to a leader besides magnanimity in victory. He was a poor man. Because of this, he needs neither immersion nor being focused on...

Leaky Sink (Poetry) 21-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
A pale pearl drop collecting at the tip, sliding smoothly, slightly, curving carefully, dripping, dropping with a plunk, ringing gently round and down, gurgle, glup, gone.

Learn these spanish slangs (Opinions) 16-02-2003
by Jose Menacho Galiano
If you want to visit an hispanic country and you believe you have a good knowledge of spanish, you will probablyl be surprised by strange words that you never learned. These words are slangs (Jergas) and are common words that people use in their...

Learning How to Learn (Opinions) 2-03-2003
by Eddie G. Fetalvero
INTRODUCTION I was educated in the province. The skills that I acquired were inferior as compared to students who took up education courses in the city. I was trained to copy lectures on the board because of insufficient book supplies. There...

Legislative Advocacy and Alcohol Harm Reduction (Short Story) 18-03-2009
by Emeka Diru
Overview of the Alcohol Youth Prevention Initiative (APYI) Shared Learning Seminar Held At Ken Nnami Centre For Leadership & Development , Abuja On the 27th & 28th of February, 2009 Introduction: Impaired judgment, blackouts,...

Les îles formées par des larmes (Poetry) 18-08-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Îles des Caraïbes, îles flottantes, formées par des larmes Îles qui sans force d’érosion ne sauraient existées Îles des chants des esclaves meurtries par des fouets Îles des sarcasmes creusées par l’insouciance de l’exploration Îles qui...

Les jeunes et les TIC comme agent pour le changement (Opinions) 29-01-2008
by Pascal Bekono
Le forum sur les jeunes et les TIC qui s’est déroulé en septembre 2007 à Genève a montré toute l’importance de ces outils qui sont devenus incontournable pour le développement. De la santé, la gouvernance et urbanisation ou encore à...

Les jeunes leaders panafricains et la déclaration d'Ifrane/ Maroc pour les objectifs du millénaire pour le développement (OMD) (Opinions) 27-09-2005
by SANDZA MISSIMBALOBA Laurent
Lors de cette cérémonie les jeunes leaders ont adopté la Déclaration d'Ifrane, dans laquelle ils réaffirment leur engagement à réaliser les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD). Les délégués africains s'engagent également à...

Les TIC au service du développement (Opinions) 13-07-2004
by COMAHOUE Sewa
Les progrès réalisés ces dernières années dans le domaine des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication sont en train de changer considérablement nos vies, ce que nous n’aurions jamais pu imaginer, il y a vingt ans. Ces Technologies...

Less play, more work (Opinions) 21-11-2007
by Wilson
When you see poor people in undeveloped countries, talking on cell phones, text messaging, sending e-mails, surfing the web, using chat rooms, blogging, tagging, playing video games, downloading or uploading music, pictures and videos; you may ask...

Less talk, more action (Opinions) 6-06-2008
by ADEOLA
Congratulations to you, my fellow advocates all around the world. How was last month? I hope it was splendid, exciting. I hope that this month will give us ample opportunity to make a greater impact in our world. To those who have been responding...

Lessons Learned in Education (Opinions) 2-04-2002
by mr : majed al-ali
Much has been learned from efforts to achieve the goals of the World Summit and the Jomtien Declaration in the past decade. Despite the sometimes disappointing numbers and achievements, much more is known about what works in education than was the...

Let the 'Braves' be 'Braver' (Opinions) 2-04-2005
by SASWATI PAIK
Sarita Tyagi, Swati Tyagi, Sunita Devi, Sushma Rani, Neelam Rani – the teenager bravery award winners of 2003 were highlighted in all the leading newspapers of India on 20 January, 2004. They belong to the state of Haryana and participated in the...

Let the children play (Poetry) 8-01-2010
by Felista Wambui Wangari
Remember when children used to play Not a care, not a worry Just fiddling with clay Remember how they ran about Rolling in the playing fields Laughing, loving the bright blue sky Enjoying childhood: a time to play Who wonders where the...

Let us enable children the Right to Education (Opinions) 13-06-2011
by Niranjan Meegammana
In the face of emerging global challenges including climatic change, heath, economic crisis and cultural issues, education remains the foundation for innovation and the advancement of human kind. Hence it is important for us to respond to these...

Let us Stand United (Opinions) 11-07-2007
by David Ephraim
Let us stand united AFTER almost 32 years of independence, we are progressing well but there are still a few hurdles to overcome. Right now, development seemed to be concentrated in Port Moresby, while the rest of the country is neglected....

Lettre d'un jeune aux chefs d'Etats (Opinions) 16-11-2005
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
Pour un soir je me permets d'être le porte parole d'une jeunesse qui veut se faire entendre; le temps d'un écrit, celui d'un texte, je veux être compris et surtout lu de vous. Vous qui avez à charge de nous conduire vers des lendemains meilleurs....

Lettre d’un proscrit aux hommes d’aujourd’hui. (Poetry) 31-10-2007
by Youths Ahead!
Je ne vous dirai pas ce j’en pense Je ne vous dirai pas que vous méritez la potence J’essaierai de me taire de faire comme si De regarder ailleurs de vider mon esprit Tel est le dessein du poète proscrit Je ferai semblant de n’avoir pas...

Leveraging the Agriculture Sector in Uganda (Opinions) 8-06-2011
by atuhaire aggrey
If we are to improve our country, we must start with sustainable usage of natural resources. Climate change is no longer a theme in a science fiction; it is now a reality as evidenced by the scanty rains and prolonged droughts. We must accept...

Liar.... (Poetry) 16-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
Liar.... liar you are... all your passion is lie and games... even your life is a big lie... and every word you said, was a lies want me to love you ..???!!! how...??!! how is that..??? to love you ,while you are lying.. lying...

Liber-profesionistii Internetului (Interviews) 29-01-2009
by Cristina
Herea Vlad in varsta de 27 de ani, ne va povesti tainele meseriei de freelancer. Am ales sa il intervievez pe Vlad, deoarece outsourching-ul proiectelor catre freelanceri este o industrie in plina ascensiune despre care foarte multi tineri nu...

Librarian (Poetry) 31-03-2007
by Marcial R. Batiancila
A love of books conquers his life; He makes a journey from fantasy worlds Through humanity across generations; Witnesses the development of civilizations, cultures and traditions. In the midst of an information explosion; He is able...

Libro libre (Opinions) 28-06-2006
by Sebastian Pujol
Una iniciativa impulsada por la organización mexicana Letras Voladoras se hizo eco por estas latitudes y desembarcó oficialmente en Buenos Aires el último 21 de septiembre, día de la primavera - y del estudiante - aprovechando la gran...

Life changing technology : my visions and experiences (Opinions) 2-10-2007
by Shahjahan Siraj
Happiness and joy is the purpose of life and works through loving and serving other. According to my research finding, there is only one way to get happiness by implementation of subjective desire to object partners. However, it is difficult to...

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (Poetry) 21-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Life is beautiful Life is sweet It’s good when you give it a world around you It bring joy to the heart And cast all sorrows and sadness away It dose not choose whom to serve It’s all for all who love it. Sometimes I love my life...

Life is like a candle (Poetry) 7-04-2008
by Atta ur Rehman Qureashi
Life is like a candle. It burns, burns and burns and gives lights to others, And goes down and down until finished, And leaves a good example in world. Life goes down and down every second. Are we giving light to others? Are we...

Life is not always fair (Short Story) 24-04-2007
by .
There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, she would marry her boyfriend. One day,...

Life!? In Reality for Real (Poetry) 5-09-2005
by Marion Akinyi Ochieng
Life!? In Reality for Real The fullness of life critically misunderstood Nose-length perceived and dismissed, Unfairly preached with ignorance, Who truly considers reality every time? The oldest of treasures Unchangeable of all...

Life's Dream Pursuers (Poetry) 31-08-2006
by Awa Innocent Ndah
LIFE'S DREAM PURSUERS I have a dream I am pursuing, though it is not yet clear to me. My mission is however as vivid to me as my own image in a mirror. I savour...

Like a Tremor (Poetry) 10-07-2008
by Kate Irura
Sitting on the couch, With no more books left to read, Brings the thoughts I read so much to forget, My heart leapt with joy, On seeing you onscreen at first flip, Memories flooding, Of past infinite flawlessness, I cease to wonder why I...

Like an Angel... (Poetry) 7-02-2005
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Just like an angel Her presence always lit up my room Brought me joy and made my life bloom I wish I could be seeing her all the day But it's painful she lives far away Yeah I've got the sight of her Chatting with her friend over there I...

Limited Career Choice? (Opinions) 9-05-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
In a pool of high unemployment, underemployment and general stagnancy in the labour sector, the atmosphere to be creative is often foggy. This sadly is the situation for many. It’s no news that there are very few jobs and thriving industries...

Límites al Crecimiento Económico? (Opinions) 18-01-2007
by Francisco Hurtado
En 1970, el Club de Roma, una asociación privada compuesta por empresarios, científicos y políticos, encargó a un grupo de investigadores del Massachusetts Institute of Technology bajo la dirección del profesor Dennis L. Meadows, la realización de...

Listen (Poetry) 17-02-2007
by Almira F. Caliso
Thank you for always being there, To listen and understand me. I appreciate all you did for me, And all you still do. Thank you for making me feel whole again, For putting my pieces back together. I appreciate you putting my life back...

Little boy dream (Short Story) 12-01-2008
by Umeasalugo Emeka.c
When I was a child,I use to dream of being great.But things started to change dramatically,when I began to grow up. I started wondering how I was ever going to make my dream a reality.Thats when I knew that nothing comes easy. So I said to myself,...

Living for the Sake of Others (Opinions) 17-05-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
“When I remember the faces of those starving street children, I cannot eat anymore. I cannot stop my tears when I walk along the street of slum near the Sheraton Hotel. They eat only 2 times a day. With necked feet they play, run and sell flowers...

Living with Creative Intention (Opinions) 11-05-2007
by Lise Richards
We are all creative. Some may even claim the title of artist, but lately I’ve been thinking that it’s not the title that really matters — the important thing is the lifestyle you aspire to. Here then is my list of characteristics I’ve noted about...

Long Live Good Teachers! (Short Story) 27-03-2007
by Tanmay N. Vora
Some people leave an indelible mark on our psyche and play a small but all important role in shaping our future. It could be parents, teachers, friends, relatives, boss, colleague or may be someone unknown. One of my teachers played this...

Look afresh! (Poetry) 28-05-2008
by 'Jide Oluwafemi Jinadu
Have a new look; Get a new perspective; See from a new angle; Look afresh! Though life may look rough, Things may seem tough, Don’t leave the plough. ‘Cos the time is now For you to wow At the roads you tow, ’Cos they now look anew,...

Looking back to first day of joining TIG (Opinions) 25-09-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
It is said that every one has a history even if it is not recorded. True to that say, I would like to say that I have a history I am proud of as a member of TIG since the day I joined in September 25th 2006. As much as one can not tell whether...

Los jóvenes del mundo eligen Argentina para estudiar (Opinions) 28-05-2006
by R
En un contexto mundial muy tensionado con el tema migratorio, donde las potencias ya no están dispuestas a recibir más extranjeros en su territorio, y donde los que ya están instalados como ciudadanos o ilegales están pidiendo, reclamando y...

Los jóvenes fondogranderos del siglo XXI (Opinions) 4-10-2008
by Cristino Alberto Gómez Luciano
Al momento de la fundación de la comunidad de Fondo Grande, la gente vivía condiciones muy difíciles debido a la falta de muchas facilidades que son necesarias para alcanzar una mediana calidad de vida. Eran los finales de la tiranía de Trujillo,...

Love for Nature (Poetry) 18-03-2012
by Priya Verma
Fall in tune with nature Wilderness' gentle pace That teaches us to wait For nature's surprises Once you are in Hilly terrains Nature's gifts lie all around you Waiting to be Explored There is no itinerary of Highlights for you to tick...

Love in the Movies (Opinions) 6-10-2002
by Catarina Abreu
At seventeen, I can honestly say that there were times where I thought I was in love. Just the sight of that special somebody would send my stomach doing somersaults until I thought my heart would jump from my throat. It's a great feeling,...

Lowering Standards of Education...A means to a bad end (Opinions) 2-10-2002
by Catarina Abreu
Education is said to be the opener of many doors, and the key to a brighter, more hopeful future. It's the one institution that probably has the most influence in our lives because education isn't simply what you get in the schools, but its also...

L’Eau doit être considérée un droit humain fondamental inviolable (Opinions) 10-11-2005
by Spéro Hector ACKEY
Depuis la nuit des temps, l’eau se retrouve comme une ressource et a toujours occupé une place de premier choix. Comme le citais Antoine de St- Exupery, Il n’a ni goût, ni arôme et donc on peut pas le définir. Mais conclut-il, il est essentiel à...

L’homosexualité et la Jeunesse Africaine au XXIe siècle. (Opinions) 15-06-2008
by Youths Ahead!
« L’homosexualité est une tare blanche qui ne s’applique pas aux Africains ». Cette déclaration, un peu à l’image de son auteur, est de Robert Mugabe, président éternel de cet enfer austral qu’est le Zimbabwe. Loin d’être isolée, cette sortie sans...

L’importance du rire (Opinions) 13-03-2007
by JOSEPH Marckenson
Le rire c’est quelque chose de très relaxant. Si on passe une journée entière sans rire, on risque d’avoir le stress et cela pourrait vous attirer des maux de tête et toutes sortes d’ennuis parce qu’on n’est pas relaxe, on est bien trop concentré....

L’information culturelle au Mexique: Marchand ou non marchand? Le cas des musées (Opinions) 14-09-2008
by aldoivan
Le Mexique possède une culture extrêmement riche et variée puisque qu’il a été le berceau de plusieurs civilisations préhispaniques à commencer par les civilisations Olmèques, puis Mayas et Aztèques pour ne citer que les plus importantes. Ce pays...

Ma jeunesse (Poetry) 13-08-2008
by ONDO ELLASSOUMOU CAREL DORIAN
C'est parce que ma jeunesse N'a plus de mots, Parce qu'elle souffre de ses maux Qu'elle pleure Qu'elle se leurre C'est parce que autour d'elle IL y a bien des gens Mais qu'elle ne voit personne, Personne pour lui dire OUI Personne...

Made in Argentina ¿Por qué los extranjeros eligen nuestras universidades? (Opinions) 8-09-2006
by Andrea Durán Sánchez
El título podrá sonar un poco extraño, pero creo que dice todo lo que este artículo quiere transmitir a sus lectores. Argentina es de por sí un país particular. Construido desde sus inicios por inmigrantes, su crecimiento se lo deben a los...

MAGUN (Poetry) 31-01-2007
by Samuel K Akinbo
TESTED WITH PIPES AND GOGGLES CHEMICAL ANALYSES ALL CRY FOR THE SCREENING IN SCREENED BLOOD IS WHERE YOU SEE AIDS MALARIA CAN NEVER MANIPULATE THE GOOGLE OF THE DESK MILLIONS OF OYINBOS (ENGLISH) YOU HAVE EMPLOYED TO PROUNCE THE AIDS...

Making the fire (Poetry) 9-06-2008
by Mohammed Ahmed-Shaibu
All set and ready for a fun evening, Friends playing in, trying out things together, We all sat round the fire and expressed issues we'd longed to discuss. Do you know how loving it is to share memories with friends, just hanging out on a...

Mallory Pigage, 19, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada; Student (Short Story) 29-04-2009
by Mekhala Chaubal
Mallory Pigage enjoys going to school, and it’s mostly because, ‘I don’t get tested, or grades,’ she informs me, laughing my reaction. ‘Well, it’s a resource school, so that’s why mostly. But I love what I study.’ Mallory is required to stay in...

Managing Corporate Brand Transition as a Major Challenge of Bank Nigeria’s Bank Consolidation (Opinions) 28-09-2005
by Nkem Jacobs
Defining Branding A brand is a bundle of values and benefits to customers and stakeholders. The main function of a brand is to give identity to a product, service, ideal, belief or even, personality and by so doing differentiate it from...

Marriage — A Challenge for the Present Generation (Opinions) 22-12-2005
by Dereje Amera
In Hollywood, having second wife or husband, getting divorced, and living in commonlaw marriage is norm. Newspapers appear very excited to report the news of such activies among celebrities. Elton John married his long time partner David Furnish...

Masterpiece Wisdom #001 (Opinions) 14-12-2007
by matthew njemanze
"Wisdom is the principle thing" The bestselling book of all time as the scripture records. This could basically be because of its vital role in successful leadership. Many scholars have tried to define wisdom as "the right application of the...

MDG contest: The Way Forward for Ugandan Youths (Opinions) 28-05-2005
by Ssendagire Paul
I consider poverty and ignorance as the leading setbacks to development in Uganda. The duo has immensely contributed to the birth and or acceleration of millions of other problems like illiteracy, reckless prostitution, political unrest, maternal...

MDGs Make them known (Opinions) 29-10-2006
by Lucky Musonda
All the youths; let’s stand up and tell our friends about the MDGs. Research randomly conducted here in Zambia indicates that only 20% of the youths know what the MDGs are. It is very unrealistic for us not know the development program which...

Media and Youth Issues (Opinions) 2-08-2007
by AARON NII LAMTE LAWSON
They say the Youth are the future leaders, but the question is to what extent does the media create the platform to promote Youth Issues across the globe? From their Ghanaian perspective, I think our Ghanaian media have totally ignore issues...

Mentor in my life.. (Poetry) 26-08-2007
by carthy
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same. Some people come into our lives and quickly go… Some stay for awhile and embrace our silent dreams. They help us become aware of the delicate...

Metaphysics (Poetry) 13-07-2006
by Janda
A missed call Faced the traffic blocked Both of us couldnt connect A wavelength manifestation with pseudo connectivity my words blamed an eternal miserabilty words are in fact abstractions of a Divine Simplicity!!! iatjanda- 13th july,...

Microsoft to invest $2000 in India (Opinions) 13-11-2002
by Ashwin Gopinath
Microsoft will invest $400 million (Rs 2,000 crore) in India over the next three years, indicating that the company is more confident about the country's future prospects as a software power than it was at any point of time in the past. "This...

Mind (Poetry) 16-03-2006
by Linda Adzanku
All these things Running through my mind. I'd like to stop and think But the path I cannot find. How long can I wait? Its hard to keep the faith. Life is a heavy weight That alone, I cannot bear. A little boost, the answer's clear, A...

Missing You (Poetry) 29-01-2007
by Manga Azah
This applies to every situation in life....Whatever you have, ( be it peace, love, food, happiness etc) always cherish it. Don't look out to see what others have. It might be very deceptive from the outside. Only when you must have lost what you...

Mitos y verdades de la educación universitaria argentina (Opinions) 8-09-2006
by Maria Gabriela Altilio
"¡Fuera las camarillas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires!" reza uno de los carteles suspendidos en el pasillo central de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales. "Rechazo a la asamblea universitaria ilegítima y aumento del presupuesto", propone...

Mobile phone (Poetry) 27-01-2009
by Simonette Brebenariu
M-odern technology outrages the sensitivities of all mankind, adheres the good news to all who have a unique power of mind. O-bsession on ringing and sending messages with photos in grand, money is wasted through communication, an updated...

Morality and the Youth (Opinions) 20-08-2004
by mervin onahi agi
Writing this piece was a difficult task for me, the reason being that, I never knew where to start. But all the same, I had to start from somewhere. Morality according to the oxford Advance Learner’s Dictionary is defined as, “the principle...

Mother (Poetry) 29-12-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
For it's been 3 years since I lost you to cancer For I look at your picture everyday Asking the question, “Why” But still can't come up with an answer For this is my first letter to you Wanting to let you know Just how much I miss and love...

Mr Mistake (Poetry) 15-11-2009
by sharon
Why do you have to hurt so, burn so and shame so? Is it because you are here to teach a lesson? Your existence is through our making And good to say, one has learnt once you have been made. You are like a revolving axis going around and...

Mrs Rose (Short Story) 15-02-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
MRS ROSE There was a woman called Mrs Rose in a small town called “Enyi” In this small town, is a church, and Mrs Rose happened to the richest Person in that church and also the eyes with...

Muslim youth hit by Tomahawk missile (Opinions) 14-10-2001
by Muhammad Ovais Zuberi
Newsflash.. Muslim youth have been struck with a tomahawk cruise missile, which was basically targeted onto the Terrorist organizations residing in Afghanistan. Since the 11th September tragedy, millions have felt that they were affected by the...

My Africa (Poetry) 11-07-2008
by JESUTOFUNMI JESUGBAMILA. ADEDAMOLA
Africa, oh Africa, Our profound civilization. Where did it go? Has it been eaten up Alongside colonialism, Or was it butchered Right from the slave trade days? Our civilization was arrested, Our culture was frozen, Our self esteem...

My Chronicle (Poetry) 17-02-2011
by TEMIDAYO OLUWAFEMI GREATS
I look at my hand I see nothing Except my palm With some divine characters It's my chronicle Therein I'm indeed written My past I've read enough My present l now read Yet, I can't read beyond The wall of today Brothers I call,...

My Decision (Poetry) 19-05-2009
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
I stood on the threshold of time. My horizon just ahead. Knowing that many had made this journey before. Many had passed this way before, many are making the same journey, and history has had no room for them. Then, how do I journey well?...

My father (Short Story) 26-12-2005
by phan minh thang
During the different phases of life, everybody has something to remember; among them is the love from their parents. As people say, “Love is not finding someone to live with. It is finding someone you cannot live without.” For me, apart from the...

My Foremost Taste of that Bittersweet Sensation (Short Story) 3-03-2008
by Jay-R Patron
I tried in vain to escape embarrassment but she was persistent; too persistent in fact that she ran after me to the men's toilet. She had been asking me about it almost to a badger. For many weeks I had been successful in evading her seeming...

My God (Poetry) 1-12-2007
by Katie Williams
My God is with me every second He heals me when I am hurt I know He feels sorrow and sympathy When my dreams fall and hit the dirt He made me who I was He made me who I am He is both strong and gentle Both Lion and Lamb People tell me...

My Most “Enabled” Colleague (Opinions) 31-01-2006
by Tanmay N. Vora
Over my total work span of eight years, I have had the pains and pleasures of working with a diverse set of people - intelligent, smart, average, novice and dumb ones. But very few are as extraordinary and as modest as Mitesh. If I travel back...

My noble profession (Poetry) 4-03-2008
by tofaleamos
I change the human being From nothing to something. I mold the brains That today reign And tell me to serve While disregarding what I deserve, But I smile and continue to train The kids to retain. In the village where I live, Parents...

My Second Home at Salamieh Telecentre (Short Story) 6-02-2008
by Nabil Eid
Story Telling: My Second Home at Salamieh Tele-centre ICTs4D Rural women with Disabilities Roza Al-Yazji a Twenty-two years old girl, ranking the third amongst four brothers, she was born and suffered from many health problems, including...

My struggle for education (Short Story) 13-05-2005
by oriane
I was almost sixteen years old when, on a Saturday afternoon, I was helping my father on the farm. As the sun was beating down on my back, he turned to me and said, “I don’t have enough money to put you through school, you’ll have to quit.” That...

my thoughts (Opinions) 17-03-2002
by dotun ogunsua
Coming from a "third world" country,getting an education is a very important issue. This is necessary in order to equal with your peers in the western world.

My Trip to Saigon (Opinions) 16-03-2006
by wahooe
PEARL OF THE ORIENT Saigon is a rather new city. In the 15th century there was not much more than swamps here; in the 17th century a small town was formed. At the end of that century a local government was formed. Due to its strategic location,...

My trip to USA (Short Story) 2-11-2006
by Shakti Ghimire
I have visited United State of America to attend an international conference in 2005. It’s all about my round trip experience and activities as well as some understanding of New York City and their people’s life. I felt apprehensive before...

National Technical University of Ukraine - leading Ukrainian Univesity. An overview of History and present. (Opinions) 24-07-2004
by Olexiy Kuzmenko
One of the oldest and well-known technical universities in Europe and the biggest University in Ukraine is National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute". Lives and outstanding achievements of the internationally renowned...

need of global community to protect environment (Opinions) 2-09-2005
by ISAN SHRESTHA
The development of the modern technology and human intervention on using natural resources made the world highly vulnerable. This is because excessive use of natural resources without giving proper attention on the environment creates a series of...

Nej/RS apresenta novo portal EcoAgência e lança livro no próximo dia 26 (Opinions) 22-11-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
O Núcleo de Ecojornalistas do Rio Grande do Sul (Nej/RS) encerrará o ano lançando na próxima quarta-feira, 26, às 19h30, o novo portal da EcoAgência e o livro Jornalismo Ambiental: Desafios e Reflexões. O evento será na Palavraria (Rua Vasco da...

Never Give Up (Poetry) 2-08-2004
by fawole ezekiel ayowole
Never give up, do not quit! There will always be help, Pick up those pens of yours and write You will always win! Never give up, do not quit! Pick up that hoe of yours and farm There will always be a good harvest! Never give up, do...

New Year Pointer (Poetry) 14-12-2008
by Sion Lion
1. Is it about generosity or is it about pain Is it about malice or is about togetherness Is it about the way things to go, or to drain? I thought all could go through, for it is development I can still here the noise of someone...

Ni muy muy ni tan tan. (Short Story) 23-11-2007
by Laura Müller
RULETA URBANA Ni muy muy ni tan tan. Septiembre 2001: Mi avión partía el día 14 de septiembre, cancelaron el vuelo después del atentado a las torres gemelas y movieron mi vuelo para el día 17, salía de El Paso, Texas rumbo a Atlanta, el...

Nightmare (Poetry) 16-08-2004
by Ebuenyi Ikenna D.
A detour the sleep seemed, To escape the raging nightmare, But it followed in pursuit, Assailing me even more, Being pinioned by them big books, Was more than I bargained for, It was okay in reality, But in this unconscious paradise? I...

Nilesh Singit, 39, Disability Rights Activist; Mumbai, Maharashtra,India (Short Story) 29-04-2009
by Mekhala Chaubal
Nilesh Singit has a story to tell. ‘Can you believe they almost didn’t let me vote?’ He refers to the time when a few months ago when he arrived at an election booth in Mumbai, only to find it inaccessible on the second floor of a building with no...

No past, no present, no future (Poetry) 22-06-2008
by sanmi
No past, no present, no future… What a stagnant life without the past. What a shameful life without the present. What a hopeless life without the future. Past deeds are something cogent. The present state is something to talk about. The...

no thing (Poetry) 5-12-2007
by ghaz
the human brain is so interesting, so i sew myself in with eternal strings; the progress of nature resulted to hu man, the progress of life was left in the two hands; interesting enough i make my own plans, to make it far enough i hold a...

Notre problème à nous africains!!! (Opinions) 3-05-2006
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
Les Africains sont en général d'un naturel aimable et courtois. Le respect des amis, de la famille et de la communauté est primordial. Les formules de politesse comme « s'il vous plait » ou « Merci » sont peu utilisées durant la conversation, on...

Nouvelles de l'OMC (Opinions) 21-10-2006
by Eric DOMBOU
Le Brésil a, le 1er septembre, formellement demandé l'établissement d'un groupe spécial de l'OMC chargé d'examiner si les États-Unis avaient respecté une série de décisions dénonçant leurs programmes de subventions au coton. Les États-Unis ont...

Odulla Joseph: Heart of an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Odulla Joseph, an entrepreneur by heart, teacher and environmental development activist by trade, won recognition for his achievements as the first Green Mapper for ecological and cultural resources in Africa. This recognition came December 2007,...

Of What Profit? (Poetry) 22-05-2007
by Adetoba Adebiyi
Of what profit is it to have gain without pain? Of what profit is it to have silver without a good name? Of what profit is it to have life without peace? Of what profit is it to have money without use? Of what profit is it to turn your...

OH MY PARROT (Poetry) 14-07-2006
by Douzy Douzinas
Look at you, Dumb and mute! Little fool, Young, bashful. I named you ‘Charlie’ So like Charlie You can talk, But you can’t talk. Boo boo! Little fool! Oh my God! Oh my parrot! How do I sleep with all this noise? Big old fool,...

OMC (Opinions) 14-12-2005
by FEUSSOM
La 6ème conférence ministérielle de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) se déroulera à HongKong du 13 au 18 décembre prochain. Cette conférence a pour objectif essentiel d’accélérer les processus de libéralisation des marchés dans de...

Omega Psi Phi (Poetry) 24-12-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
Highest ideals and intellect were born to three men named... Love Cooper And Coleman with the greatest respect. yet, these three men developed a legend that will last through all eternity. The legend as we know it is called... OMEGA PSI...

On Mr. John Foppe's Visit: Disabled Motivational Speaker Visits Privileged Nigerians (Opinions) 19-11-2004
by Oluyemisi Joel-Osebor (Nee Agboola)
I am writing to commend the efforts of First Bank Nigeria and Soft Skills Management for bringing Mr. John Foppe – a physically challenged American motivational speaker – to Nigeria. The purpose of his visit, amongst others, was to share his...

On The Haven (Poetry) 21-05-2006
by Branson Shao
Wait for transport. Standing on the haven It reminds me of the loved one Who never said good bye. So warmth adorned with kindness, Pity of my age. Friendly and caring, They cherished me, with them its gone Vanished for good, They go...

One and Only (Poetry) 14-03-2009
by karen
I live through my dark existence only to bask in your beauty your eyes that shine like sapphires your smile that brightens even my sad existence I envy the wind that runs through your hair that touches your lips I long to touch you to hold...

One Blood One Body (Short Story) 11-04-2007
by Prince Charles Jiduwah
I was born to a man and woman I called Mama & Papa, They were also born to their own Mothers and fathers Who I called Grand Parents, Whom were also born by woman and man I got to know as my Great-Grand Parents. These births went on and on and...

OPEN AND CLOSED DOORS! (Opinions) 29-05-2007
by .
We need to learn to thank the Lord for closed doors just as much as we do for open doors. The reason God closes doors is because He has not prepared anything over there for us. If he didn't close the wrong door we would never find our way...

Opportunity (Poetry) 29-09-2007
by JESUTOFUNMI JESUGBAMILA. ADEDAMOLA
On a cloudy rainy evening I sat outside with an aunt She suddenly turned shouting opportunity I looked at her and shook my head Then just as suddenly The thought slammed me And I ran up to her And joined, screaming opportunity...

Opposites Attract: Environment and Business an Emerging Industry (Opinions) 12-04-2008
by Jonathan Frank
Opposites Attract: Environment and Business an Emerging Industry A Report on the 2008, 2nd Annual Environment and Business Conference, Hosted by The University of Waterloo Jonathan Frank TakingITGlobal, Editor: Environment and...

OSSSA is A-OK! (Opinions) 19-03-2002
by whitney
The Ontario Secondary School Student's Association is one of a kind. It is the only student-run organization for the students of ontario of it's kind and i'm proud ot be a part of it. No other organization runs over 10 leadership conferences a...

OUR ELOQUENT SCIENCE TEACHER (Poetry) 19-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Our eloquent science teacher There are teachers And there are teachers. There are those who teach and stop And ones like you, who teach to help. Our eloquent science teacher with a heart; The kind that will for no reason cheat. There...

Our hearts must speak! (Poetry) 29-06-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Take each day as it may be the last. Make for a new future, but do not forget the past. We must stop all aggression with all passion inside. We must teach our own leaders how they must abide! We must all take a stand with all the Love in our...

Our Morning Prayer (Poetry) 14-08-2004
by fawole ezekiel ayowole
Good morning Lord! Thank you for giving me life! Thank you for waking me! Thank you for making me different from what I was last night! I was down on my bed, knowing nothing, lying on my bed like the dead man, But you made me different from...

Overpopulation (Opinions) 30-09-2007
by Jillian Xenia Sunderland
Imagine, a woman lying in the street bleeding, her screams echoing through the poverty-ridden back allies. Yet, no one takes notice, for she is a woman; a woman who just underwent a botched abortion and who is now praying for death to come...

Pakistan Educational Research Network: Another Milestone for the Higher Education Commission (Opinions) 22-02-2005
by Abdul Khalique
Currently, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is doing an excellent job for Pakistan. It has completed many projects including a virtual university, virtual television network (VTV), a PhD fellowship, foreign faculty hiring program and a...

Partnerships for Sustainable Development (Opinions) 10-08-2012
by Rade Glomazic
If we accept the concept of sustainable development as a leading vision of mutually entangled factors, and overcome the associated problems of today on a planetary level, then three new supportive steps should put a socially responsible business...

Past (Poetry) 16-08-2005
by Leinasei Simon
My past haunts me why haunt me down Past is past My past haunts me when i least expect it My past does hurt My past troubles me even when i've moved on My past toubles me even when the sky is blue My future lies awake Waiting for...

PEACE AND THE YOUNG PEOLPLE AN INTERESTING SUBJECT OF STUDY VOL.1 (Opinions) 17-09-2002
by Rex Emmanuel Odoemenam
The subject of peace is a very interesting topic of study. Honestly the subject is often not given adequate attention so as to embrace fully its wide reaching meaning. Peace is often given a variety of definitions depending on the application....

PEACE, NOT WEAPONS (Poetry) 7-09-2011
by Wahab ibn Hassan
Our brethren Jumped in frenzy Celebrating victory For shedding the blood Of their own blood. Our habitats and the pens and hencoops And all means of livelihoods Lay in desolation. Yet vengeance never reversed harm In the history of...

Person to Person Off Shoring (Opinions) 31-07-2007
by mohammed
The debate over off shoring has become a regular feature in high-wage countries that fear large-scale job losses. While informed observers argue that off shoring benefits corporations and the entire economies of the high-wage countries, others...

Pete's Pavilion (Poetry) 3-07-2008
by Mohammed Ahmed-Shaibu
Free from civilization, three hours behind globalization; Held up in Pete’s pavilion, exploring pure naturalization, Excited to try out this adventure, pure exploration, Sleeping here will be fun and enjoyable by all. Elle’s my savior today,...

Pity Party (Opinions) 1-04-2007
by Fola Daniel Adelesi
When I was growing up as a kid attending a private primary school two towns away from where my parents reside, I used to go with my neighbours who attended the same primary school to their family friend’s house. We were all to stay there until...

Political Antacid (Opinions) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
My stomach turned when, during a class discussion about politics, a quiet voice huffed and said: “Oh well, I’m not gonna vote when I can, anyway.” Somehow, no matter how hard I try, I can’t think of even one single reason why any eligible...

Positive Thinking, Revisited! (Opinions) 3-08-2004
by Tanmay N. Vora
My wife recently joined public speaking classes. So we both decided to express our ideas on any topic for at least 30 minutes each day. We started off with a small discussion on positive attitude. Having read about powers of positive thinking...

POUR UN MONDE MEILLEUR.... (Opinions) 13-07-2005
by Andy Roland Nziengui Nziengui
En ce début du troisième millénaire, une grande partie de l’humanité est toujours dans de mauvais draps. Pauvreté, misère, sida, malnutrition, sous- alimentation, tortures, arrestations arbitraires, enlèvements, prises d’otages, dictature,...

POURQUOI SOMMES NOUS PAUVRE AU CAMEROUN ? (Opinions) 4-09-2006
by Jamils - Richard Achunji Anguaseh
POURQUOI SOMMES NOUS PAUVRE AU CAMEROUN ? QU’EST-CE QU’IL FAUT FAIRE POUR SORTIR DE LA PAUVRETE ? QUELS SONT LES INDICATEURS DE LA PAUVRETE ? Notre pauvreté est manifesté dans le SECTEUR DES AFFAIRES et l’absence du DEVELOPPEMENT !!! NOUS...

Poverty (Opinions) 1-03-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Dear all, I have a complicated issue here with a syndrome call POVERTY, I hate POVERTY like crazy; I don’t like it for any thing, But to sincerely look into it, if you don’t know its meaning you will think is a good think to embrace. May be...

Poverty Alleviation and the Nigerian Experience (Opinions) 30-04-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Introduction: Due to the economic state in our great country Nigeria today, a country endowed with so many human and natural resources that have not been channeled to the appropriate quarters, people are still poor and poverty stricken in...

Pregnancy Risk Factors (Opinions) 6-10-2006
by Mosh
Pregnancy Risk Factors that Every Pregnant Woman Should be Aware of....... Many factors affect the development of a fetus into a healthy child, some which are beyond your control and others that are within your control. Here are the most...

Preventing HIV among vulnerable youth through discussion (Opinions) 12-12-2002
by Mohammad Ziaul Ahsan
The organization for social development of unemployed Youth (OSDUY) has been engrossing upon program on prevention and control of HIV/AIDS/STD since January 1997 and developed a message book containing accurate, appropriate information for...

Proceedings of OSDUY (Opinions) 26-05-2002
by Mohammad Ziaul Ahsan
We have been running a NGO titled as Organization for Social Development of Unemployed Youth (OSDUY) since 1997. Our Organization have taken up the following programs for social upliftment. The programs are below and the message books are...

Programme en faveur de l'éducation de la jeunesse du Cameroun et de l'Afrique (Interviews) 24-03-2005
by motcho martial
Notre programme en faveur de l'éducation de la jeunesse au Cameroun et en Afrique Par Emmanuel Pouabe Djidjoh, Etudiant en histoire des relations internationales, Cameroun Yaoundé, le 11 février 2005   L'importance de l'éducation...

Progression? (Opinions) 31-01-2011
by Luke
What's happening with our planet? We are being run by politics. What do groups of people, all with different views who sit in a room and squabble about what needs to happen, effectively do? We talk about change; we talk about the...

Promoting women ability to use ICT (Opinions) 29-01-2007
by Nabil Eid
Promoting women ability to use ICT Dear Telecentre Friends, It's my pleasure to share you a vital topic which , I do believe may open a vast area of discussion and exchange of ideas. I intend to put forward the above mentioned topic"...

Proyecto Abriendo una puerta (Opinions) 19-04-2006
by German Augusto de la Espriella
Abriendo una puerta Somos jovenes de 14 a 17 años y queremos desarollar un proyecto que impacte a nuestra generacion. La adicción a las drogas es uno de los problemas mas importantes y alarmantes en el campo de la salud publica y en todo el...

Public Relations (Opinions) 27-08-2005
by M.S.A. Shobuz
Public Relations What is Public Relations? “Public relations is the management function that identifies, establishes and maintains mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and the various publics on whom its success or failure...

Qasim Amin and the education of women (Opinions) 20-03-2007
by Ayman El Hakea
The 19th century represented the boiling point of social, political, economic and religious reform in the Middle Eastern region in general, and Egypt in particular. The Islamic renewal principles of Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905), the Grand Sheikh...

Quality Education in Africa and the World is Gradually Becoming a Preserve of the Rich (Opinions) 10-11-2005
by Antony Felix O. O. Simbowo
Kenya has been commended for being one of the few developing nations to offer free primary education to its citizens. Considering the high levels of illiteracy, poverty and the low standards of living in the country, this is certainly a step in...

Quality Education in IT (Opinions) 13-03-2007
by Cecilia Mag-isa Estoque
A shortage of technology in our country, particularly in our education sector, has been an issue. But I believe this shortage is not a hindrance to deliver quality education to our students. I teach in the densest school of our city with around...

Que faut-il penser de la crise? (Opinions) 11-11-2008
by Gael SORO
Il y avait, dans un village, un homme très pauvre qui avait un très beau cheval. Le cheval était si beau que les seigneurs du château voulaient le lui acheter, mais il refusait toujours. "Pour moi ce cheval n'est pas...

Quelle éducation pour Haïti au 21eme siècle? (Opinions) 4-05-2005
by Jean Wilner I Louis
C’est le thème de la conférence organisée par le Groupe Croissance, lors de la commémoration de son dixième anniversaire le vendredi 1e octobre 2004. Plusieurs personnalités du monde scolaire et de la communauté universitaire haïtiens ont...

Race in Education (Opinions) 20-01-2002
by How-Sen Chong
So let me tell you a story. One afternoon, I walked into one of my environment classes and noticed an unusual amount of black hair sitting in the classroom. Now, in other classes that I’ve taken, this would not have elicited a second thought (or...

Raising good children (Opinions) 8-05-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
The keys to raising good children Children are gift from God to their parent and gift from their parents to the world. Isaiah 8:18 states “I and the children the Lord has given to me have names that reveal plans the Lord Almighty has for His...

Rangoli: She was coming (Short Story) 5-02-2007
by roberta so
She was coming. The newspapers announced her arrival, the television, the radio and even the prophecies. On a chariot repaired by a red velvet umbrella adorned with rubies and emeralds, cascading pearls all around it. Her face was beaming, her...

Raptor's (Interviews) 30-07-2004
by melanie mae
“Find something that you are passionate about. Be open to new opportunities and follow them and these experiences will be positive,” advises Jennifer Webster, a Northland College senior. The 21- year- old Biology and Psychology double major from...

Re-orienting Education (Opinions) 8-12-2002
by Ali Raza Khan
For an under developed nation like ours, the only path to a sustainable future begins with greater access to basic education. Those nations whose people average less than six years of public education are in no position to develop more than an...

READING, ‘RITING, ‘RITHMETIC, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Opinions) 1-09-2002
by Dan Jones
Johannesburg, September (GYRP) – A broad coalition of international education and scientific organizations is calling on the United Nations to bring teachers and other members of the education community into the negotiations on sustainable...

Reap as you Sow (Short Story) 26-01-2005
by Tanmay N. Vora
The tsunami in South East Asia on December 26, 2004 killed over a hundred thousand people and shook the world. People don’t look at the sea the same way they used to. Newspapers these days are filled with ghastly and sometimes moving images and...

Rediscovery (Poetry) 2-11-2008
by Ilyass Mohammed
When our tears are dry on the shore And the fishermen carry their nets home And the seagulls return to Bird Island And the laughter of the children recedes at night There shall still linger here the communion we forged The feast of oneness...

Reflexión acerca de la estabilidad y el cambio (Opinions) 6-08-2008
by Reiner Mora
Cuando toco este tema, siempre me gusta iniciar haciendo alusión a la Biblia, y a la interpretación que le dan los rabinos judíos a ésta. El primer libro de la Biblia, Génesis, inicia así: “En el principio, creó Dios los Cielos y la Tierra” La...

Relevancia y protagonismo juvenil latinoamericano (Opinions) 28-03-2008
by Miguel Gallegos
Introducción En la actualidad, nadie duda de que los procesos de producción y generación de conocimientos se hayan vuelto prioritarios para el desarrollo y el crecimiento de todas las sociedades. Estamos siendo protagonistas de un nuevo perfil...

Remembering Gandhi (Opinions) 27-10-2006
by Zach K
Remembering Gandhi - Introduction - Race, gender, background and more are just some of the types of discrimination that still go on today. In the past, it was even worse. Imagine, you couldn’t go outside seeing or starting a riot just because...

Removing Poverty Consciousness (Opinions) 12-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
Poverty consciousness is like a hydra-headed virus and it is disguised so well that it’s not easy to find. One of the less obvious ways it shows its colours is when an individual is never happy with other people’s success and always inputs...

Reorienting Education (Opinions) 1-12-2002
by Ali Raza Khan
For an under developed nation like ours, the only path to a sustainable future begins with greater access to basic education. Those nations whose people average less than six years of public education are in no position to develop more than an...

Report from the IYPF and YES WSSD Side Event (Opinions) 30-10-2002
by International Young Professionals Founda
Report on the work of the IYPF and YES at the World Summit on Sustainable Development Johannesburg August 26 – September 4, 2002 Background: The International Young Professionals Foundation (IYPF) and the Youth Employment Summit (YES)...

Respect Our Parents (Opinions) 9-02-2007
by chagota
Just imagine that day, when you were born, how it was important to the two people in this world, Mum and Dad. whenever you were sleeping they could come and watch you as that tiny thing. When you cried, Mum or Dad would come to comfort you till...

Resurrect Education. (Poetry) 7-12-2006
by Ebuenyi Ikenna D.
You stare about in confusion, Look no further for the murderer, They are here with us, we with them. Lay down your weapons and accept, You ask when she was killed, We killed her long ago and on. When for revenue she was kidnapped, Denied...

Reuters Africa Journal Setting the Standards for Reporting on Africa (Short Story) 8-08-2006
by Antony Felix O. O. Simbowo
Displeased with the continuous unenthusiastic reporting on Africa, Salim Amin son of the late veteran photojournalist Mohamed Amin, recently founded Africa TV under the tutelage of his media firm Camerapix Productions. The aim as told to a...

Revendication de la jeunesse africaine (Opinions) 7-11-2005
by Moungonga Luc Fernand Deliberthy
Les pouvoirs d’Etats africains ne peuvent plus continuer de vivre comme auparavant, ils doivent agir en urgence. Malheureusement, ce qui les préoccupent, ce n’est point le sort des travailleurs, de la jeunesse, ni du peuples, mais l’étouffement...

Revendication de la jeunesse africaine (Opinions) 7-11-2005
by Moungonga Luc Fernand Deliberthy
Les pouvoirs d’Etats africains ne peuvent plus continuer de vivre comme auparavant, ils doivent agir en urgence. Malheureusement, ce qui les préoccupent, ce n’est point le sort des travailleurs, de la jeunesse, ni du peuples, mais l’étouffement...

Rio Akai (Poetry) 14-02-2013
by Yan Paiva Campos
Rio que possui gigantescas árvores em suas margens Tão grandes que são capazes de levar sentimentos ao céu Ao mesmo tempo consegue ser um lugar tão radiante quanto o sol, Não por sua beleza, mas por suas cores. Um rio tão misterioso quanto o...

Road to success (Poetry) 26-06-2007
by David Lanre Messan
On the road to success lay uncountable obstacles, Condemnation may arise, Perdition may take place, When nearly at the edge, But have you the hope of continuity? Have you the courage to stand it? Have you the bravery to conquer the...

Roberto Gonzalo's Call to Action and Involvement (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Roberto Gonzalo’s first call to action was when he started to observed social problems within his surrounding environment and a low level of participation within the local communities in his area, with regards to both political and cultural...

Roles of Mothers (Opinions) 30-05-2005
by Fasoranti Oluseyi Taiwo
The Lord said “I see that it is not good for the man to be alone; I will make a person to be like him...Finally, a person like me, her bones are from my bones, her body is from my body, she was taken out of man so I will call her woman” (Gen 2:18,...

Ruairi McKiernan on Starting Out as an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Liam O'Doherty
January 2012 interview with Ruairí McKiernan. Ruairí McKiernan is an Irish community activist and social entrepreneur. He has won numerous awards for his work and in 2012 was appointed by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins to the...

Sagesse Multicouleurs: une démarche innovante (Opinions) 29-07-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Avez-vous déjà entendu parler d'une exposition itinérante de proverbes du monde entier illustrés par des artistes d'origine diverse ? Si vous répondez par l'affirmative, vous avez probablement lu quelque chose ou déjà assisté à une des...

Sarah's Story (Short Story) 29-04-2009
by Mekhala Chaubal
Sarah, 20, Salvation Army Camp, Kenya It is nine ‘o’clock at night in Kenya when I call Sarah, and as soon as she picks up, phone with shouts and noises of women’s voices in the background. Amidst all of this, Sarah’s stands out. We talk about...

School Environments: The Development of One's True Potential (Opinions) 7-09-2003
by Peter St.Christopher Kelly
For eons, man has been involved in the quest for formal education, and in all of mankind’s exertions, he has been inclined to ascertain his highest intellectual capability or potential. A school environment surpasses the classroom, and is any...

School System Slander (Opinions) 5-05-2002
by Gina Willis
I don't know how many of you reading this has endured the public school system in Florida. For those of you who haven't, let me fill you in. My teachers, for the most part, have often inspired me to become something and someone more than...

Seeing a World with Sound (Interviews) 9-09-2008
by siham Al Najami
Dubai: Imagine a world with no colour, a personal world with no boundaries, and a world without any visual inputs. One such world belongs to Dana Nashwati, a 20- year-old who lost her sight at the age of 13 after a severe bout of flu, which...

Selfish Fellow (Poetry) 4-09-2004
by umar
Egoism Deserves no ovation Those who take it have no occupation Its peregrination has no destination Its tenure has no duration Being haughty a while ago You may lose friends good-to-go Nay, lose an alter ego Take the asinine path...

Separate ways (Poetry) 10-04-2008
by jean celeste paredes
One first glance, taking my last chance through life's twists and turns, I wanted to capture it with a tune. You've been a bittersweet remnant of yesterday. And this is what I pray... That you will lead home to where your dreams...

SEUL - Poésie sur le SIDA (Poetry) 14-01-2009
by akadiry nzamba mohamed mahfouz
Je suis maintenant seul Mon berceau est emplis d'épines Donc le sommeil lourd m'encube Malgré moi, la solitude est mon ami Non, elle est mon père Ma mère et mes frères Je suis maintenant seul au monde Je n'ai plus d'épaules OÙ abriter...

Sever and Strengthen (Opinions) 24-04-2011
by Robbie
Language. The defining mark of humanity. Of cultures; races, thoughts, secrets, news, lies, truth. Language presents itself to us as a necessity, yet at the same time language inherently sequesters and divides humanity. Are we lost in...

Sex Education (Opinions) 10-07-2006
by ADEBARI ADEOLU
Sex education, sometimes called sexuality education or sex and relationships education, is the process of acquiring information and forming attitudes and beliefs about sex, sexual identity, relationships and intimacy. Education on reproduction...

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Interviews) 27-07-2007
by Muhammad Imran Shahid
Dear all Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have great impact on health of the individual and community. Sexual behaviour is a largely private activity subject to varying degrees of social, cultural, religious, moral and legal norms and...

She (Poetry) 4-09-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
She who walks in devastation, of her own confrontation, in relations to the upsets of moral motivation. Clueless is she to the law of lifes nominations in her search for the right denominations. Others denounce her will...Always trying to...

Shifting strategies: could it be the answer? (Opinions) 6-02-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
A lot has been said about the need to include the youth in many problem solving issues such as policy development, action towards realization of such policies and indeed this implementations. The question that is supposed to be asked by all the...

Should I Move to the City? (Poetry) 5-01-2006
by Henry Ekwuruke
People toppling into the Cities Cities making them Trampled with the miseries Of rural towns No opportunities and basics of life Looking at the euphoria At the expense of the unseen Unemployment, Homelessness Poverty in cities...

Should We Believe In Darwin? (Opinions) 23-06-2007
by TANTIA DIAN PERMATA INDAH
The question concerning the acceptance and validity of the Darwin’s theory of Human Evolution –theory concerning the emergence of humans as distinct species- has always been a debate. The theory of human evolution itself has many underlying ideas...

Sign Of The Times (Poetry) 19-02-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
The sign of the times is becoming blind to the wise. So why compromise? why cry over high tides and lies? When we already know the inevitable will only come and pass us by. studying a round ball with maps, seeing fine lines and freeways...

Silent Revolution (Opinions) 13-09-2003
by Shavkatjon
I have always been surprised by our human abilities and potential and the way we use them. I come from a small unknown (in some parts of the world) country, Tajikistan, where I have been mostly educated and grown up. I remember my...

Smart or not, Never say but (Opinions) 6-01-2008
by Mustafa Nabulsi
Many students nowadays have dreams. They try to enroll in a good university, get a good education, apply for a good job and maybe continue their study for Master’s and PhD degrees. However, these dreams can come up against a lot of troubles....

SME Applies ‘ISTIV’ Technology (Interviews) 21-06-2004
by LLOYD ABRIA LUNA
ISTIV idiay Jack’s or in layman ISTIV at Jack’s! This how the management and staff of Jack’s Restaurant creatively called its entity the Ilocano way. Jack’s Restaurant, which operates in La Trinidad, Benguet, one of the country’s prime tourism...

so plenty, yet so far away (Opinions) 28-07-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Ever been in a situation where you have a lot yet can not use any. Well that is where the world is heading to. If we do not take a lot of care for our environment and the atmosphere, then what affects the British Isles and most parts of the world...

Soccer science: a joy to behold in JKUAT (Opinions) 6-06-2008
by kenya
Last year’s JKUAT (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology) Champions’ League eclipsed the Italian Scudetto- Serie A and outclassed the flair and pomp of the Barclays British Premier League and the splendor of the Spanish La Liga....

Solution Centres (Opinions) 1-04-2009
by Biodun Uthman
My niece visited me from Lagos recently. The visit was actually my prompting. Her mother had called to inform me of the girl's inability to pass her papers in the GCE exams. My deduction was that maybe the distractions in Lagos must have been...

Somehing To Keep In Mind (Poetry) 21-08-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
God was in the begining When the begining began to begin. Now if your waiting on God to finish something.. don't forget, Even time is waiting on God. For what God is working on.. is already complete and time is waiting to catch up with...

someone named god (Poetry) 9-02-2005
by Judy Keung Kwai hing
Someone named god A page is copied; a tape is dubbed; a book duplicated--- no trace of difference. A seed is planted; a puppy born; a baby creeps out of its mother’s womb. A page is planted; a tape is born; a book creeps out...

Something Fishy: A Personal Battle with Bulimia (Opinions) 9-02-2002
by Joanna Frizzell
I am a recovering bulimic. I have been bulimic for the last 5 years. Everyday I've gotten better and better. Small step after small step I have taken in my battles have added up. And I have come here today to talk about this demon of mine, this...

Spiritual-Social Reformation: My Philosophy of Education (Short Story) 1-09-2003
by Eddie G. Fetalvero
MY PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION I strongly believe that man is a physical, moral, spiritual, and eternal being and needs to be educated. Education shall be the means that will lead him toward a better understanding of himself, his surroundings and...

SPIT (Interviews) 11-08-2006
by Aurora Herrera
“Mos Def, Talib Kweli, I listen to any of the conscious rappers…” A new universal language for our generation is rising, and its name is hip hop. What began in the ghettoes of America, and which now dominates club scenes in cities throughout...

Stamp Out Violation of Human Rights (Opinions) 11-07-2007
by David Ephraim
Stamp out violation of human rights ONE of the greatest achievements of this century has been the awareness by the international community of the role of human rights as the foundation for progress, development, democracy and prosperity. I...

STAND UP (Poetry) 22-05-2007
by Adetoba Adebiyi
Stand up and see why failure is not your heritage stand up and see why disappointment is not your portion. Stand up and see why you shouldn't remain Below. Stand up and see why you shouldn't be gnashing your teeth. Stand Up And see why you...

Start Without War ! (Opinions) 9-05-2012
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
I'd like to get all of what is in the minds of all the people. especially, when it comes to war. From all countries that I speak to, the common folk, do NOT want ANY Warfare in their country. My only concern is why there is any war at all. The...

State of Higher Education in Kenya (Part Two) (Opinions) 24-02-2006
by Martin Tairo
A critical look at higher education in Kenya would be unguided if the history of how higher education in the country begun, evolved and advanced to the current stages is overlooked. Higher education in pre-independence Kenya begun late and...

State of the Wolf (Interviews) 4-08-2004
by melanie mae
Imagine a man casting his fly into a Wyoming river on a warm August afternoon, as he slowly reels it in- rejuvenating himself for another semester. He takes his chances with Mother Nature, seeking answers to the unknown, to bring home and educate...

Step by Step (Poetry) 29-07-2004
by fawole ezekiel ayowole
Step by step Step by step says the easy one He takes things little by little and not in haze He takes things simple and not so hard To be the man with the gold you must take things step by step It might be slow; it might take years and not...

Stepping into the spotlight (Poetry) 22-06-2008
by sanmi
Stepping into the Spotlight, It is a step to remember. Full of fun and freaks Full of dreams and fantasies, It lies in what the future holds. It is another step out of the dark ages Based on the sweet present deeds With respect to...

Stop now and retreat (Opinions) 2-08-2008
by Paddy Eshiet
A social threat which has overwhelmed our education system has increased both in complexity and extent, and has damaged the integrity of our certificate and quality of education. On close analysis of this menace, you will discover two different...

Street girls in Mekelle town (Short Story) 3-12-2007
by Yoseph Berhane
GENERAL SITUATION Streetism is one of the social problems growing from time to time. The cause of streetism is mainly economic problem, divorce of parents, death of parents etc. and differs from town to town. In Mekelle city there are two types...

Strength (Poetry) 18-05-2004
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
You can close the door, But you can't shut me out. You can bang on drums But you can't drown me out You can beat me to the ground But up I will get You can shout the odds But it won't hold any threat You can humiliate me in a...

Suicides - Is that the ultimate solution? (Opinions) 23-11-2002
by Maitreyi Doshi
Today young students - mostly teenagers commit suicide if they fail or fare miserably in their exams. In India, every year in the month of June/July the results of the board examinations are out i.e. (the 10th and 12th grade). These exams are...

Suicidio: el reclamo de una generacion en crisis (Opinions) 16-07-2007
by Caleb Ordoñez Talavera
El 14 de Enero del 2007 Dave Steve Pedrosa Guaderrama de 24 años de edad, se desempeñaba como elemento de seguridad publica, se dio un balazo en el tórax a la altura del corazón con el arma calibre 9 milímetros marca Ruger que tenía bajo su...

Suivant les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore ... (Poetry) 18-06-2008
by Yassir El Ouarzadi
Suivons les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore, Qui des changements climatiques est devenu le ténor Grâce à son militantisme très fort Pour cette cause qu'il adore ! Suivant les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore, Je m'informe, je découvre et j'explore,...

Summer of Social Action (Opinions) 27-02-2002
by Empty The Shelters
Empty The Shelters, is an Atlanta-based youth organization that focuses on social and economic justice work. Each summer ETS holds its flagship program, the Summer of Social Action. The SSA is an intensive 8-week program for young people from...

Suspension of Student Activists in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. (Short Story) 19-06-2003
by OLAJIDE JOHN ADEKEYE
AN APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria, on Tuesday, 27th May 2003, suspended four student activists of the university for one session for leading mass protests against...

Symphonie automnale (Poetry) 27-05-2008
by Youths Ahead!
En Septembre les fleurs faneront Elles s’éteindront avec le cycle des saisons La musique triste et funéraire Accompagnera ces longs crépuscules austères.. En Septembre les feuilles aussi valseront Avec le temps gris ce vieil aigri...

Tableaux (Short Story) 16-11-2007
by afddf
Thirst is in my mind yet the journey to an oasis is still along trek. My feet are calloused and my skin is burned with the arid atmosphere. Not even a sugarao or ocotillo is seen in the vicinity and it is high noon up here....

Take Your Step to Actualize Your Dream (Poetry) 6-05-2004
by Eric A Ahuruonye
One flower can make a garden blossom One wish can make a dream come true One tree start a forest One bird can herald a spring One smile can begin a friendship One handclap can give upliftment One star can guide a ship One word can...

Talent Maximisation: the Pathway to Excellence (Opinions) 11-12-2007
by olusiji lasekan
The only attribute that can lead man to excellence is called talent . All of us have talents, often undeveloped, sometimes ignored, and frequently used without our realizing that they are gifts to us from God. Unfortunately, most people find...

Talking Points on World Tolerance - The Role of Education (Opinions) 5-12-2006
by Manny Maurice Ekanem
An impressive statue graces the entrance of the United Nations building in New York. When one reads the inscription under it: “…and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares…”, the intent of the sinewy man of bronze wielding a heavy mallet is...

Talking Points on World Tolerance - The Role of Education (Opinions) 5-12-2006
by Manny Maurice Ekanem
An impressive statue graces the entrance of the United Nations building in New York. When one reads the inscription “…and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares…” under it, the intent of the sinewy man of bronze wielding a heavy mallet is...

Taming the menace of examination malpractice in Nigeria (Opinions) 12-05-2008
by Saintmoses Eromosele
Inside the school hall in a typical Nigerian examination centre, young men and women are seated with rapt attention as they listen to a middle aged, well built man, clutching a folder containing some sheets of paper. He is surrounded by other...

TCHOVA XITA DUMA (Short Story) 30-01-2007
by Basílio Zefanias Muhate
Em Maputo, Capital da República de Moçambique existem uns carros puxados a mão, chamados Tchova (veja a foto), com duas rodas, um tubo de ferro cumprido que serve de volante, geralmente conduzidos por jovens. Estes carrinhos de mão servem para...

Teach Me (Poetry) 16-08-2005
by Leinasei Simon
I will be heard from all ends To be known from all ends To be seen from all ends To be powerful from all ends To be qualified from all ends To be brave from all ends To be courageous from all ends To be the future If you would only...

Tear Down the Walls (Opinions) 25-09-2003
by John-Michael Dumais
Emerging organizations can enlist a veritable army of caring adults who are themselves seeking ways to manifest their spiritual purpose – a true “coalition of the willing.” We can quickly multiply the number of people speaking and acting from...

Teat of Information Technology (Poetry) 9-11-2007
by Michelle Domocol
I was babysat by advertisements and cartoons, in a land directed by hooded captains of software copyright blanketed by a ratio of household laptops to PCs ranked 2:1. I wade in and between Philippines and US shaking off the...

Technological Learning and Innovation for Development of LDCs (Short Story) 31-12-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in her publication for the Least Developed Countries Report (LDC) 2006 proposed for sustained economic and substantial poverty reductions in the countries which they believe require...

Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación: Mecanismo para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (Opinions) 6-06-2007
by Sara Lambertini
Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación: Mecanismo para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. Pequeñas propuestas para América Latina En el año 2000 los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de 189 países se comprometieron a trabajar...

Teens and Drug Usage (Opinions) 4-11-2002
by farah
Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. Marijuana is also called Mary Jane, pot, herb, weed, grass, boom, gangsta, and chronic. But for real though, marijuana has over 200...

Téléphones portables : nouveau catalyseur de l’ego bourgeois ? (Opinions) 3-02-2007
by Amindza
Avec ses nombreux abonnés à son réseau de téléphonie, le portable — symbole le plus voyant, le plus tape à l’œil, des technologies de pointe du monde capitaliste, après les vêtements griffés, la télévision, l’informatique, les voitures de luxes...

Ten months in China (Short Story) 2-07-2007
by Jonas Eriksson
Last year as I was about to graduate from university, I felt that I still hadn’t figured out what to do with my life. At university, I walked past an advert on the TV-monitors several times, stating that graduates were needed in China to teach...

Thank God It's Today (Short Story) 25-12-2005
by Tanmay N. Vora
Every Saturday, the first thing Malay did was log on to MSN Messenger and wish his colleagues a TGIS! TGIS meant “Thank God It’s Saturday.” Malay was a software engineer – a go-getter with tons of ambition. He worked as a customer support...

Thanks for being there! (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
The journey of life is a short one that presents itself to be the longest and the farthest one could ever embark upon. The year 2007 came with its full promises. It was like it'd take eternity to come to an end with all the promises...

THE ABANDONED AFRICAN CHILD (Opinions) 15-11-2006
by erick ochieng otieno
Looking at these young African children from Kisumu looking for fish at the shores of Lake Victoria, one question lingers in my head, "why do they do it? Is int there some one ton fetch for the so that they can go to school?" Then the reality...

The African Child (Opinions) 7-07-2004
by Rashid Zuberu
You are the eldest daughter. You have one sister and three brothers; you are all in school and doing well. Although school is hard and there are not many girls in grade 5, you want to learn so that you can pass your exams and go to secondary...

The African Child: (Short Story) 21-10-2012
by samson tare ekiyor
The African Child: the story of the pregnant 10 year-old By: SAMSON T, on November 18, 2011. She (name withheld) was young, innocent looking with an unusually protruded stomach; she came rushing towards our vehicle when the government bus...

The Albanian Youth, An Underserved population (Opinions) 10-11-2002
by Belisar Hoxholli
Albania is a developing country that passed really difficult times during the transition period, from 1991 until some years ago . There were made really good steps in developing the economic life of the country, especially in the biggest cities....

The Animals (Short Story) 19-04-2003
by Robin Lane
"I was saving that seat, you know," Her sharp tone was the trademark of that certain group who hated everybody else. My friend, the occupant of the chair, looked at me from across the table, her face growing red with anger. "I'm not moving,"...

The attitudes and mindset of a Multilevel Marketing Millionaire (Opinions) 13-03-2008
by B.A.M
A procrastinator is someone whose favorite action is to take no action at all. Now I’m not calling you a procrastinator, I’m just defining one. But if you are one, I suggest you change because there’s no way you are going to make ‘Legitimate...

The Best Things in Life (Poetry) 18-05-2004
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Money and material things, all just come and go. Mansions, yachts and flashy cars Are only there for show. The things in life that really count, Not riches, fame or wealth, Are a happy disposition, good humour and good health. Smiling...

The best, the rest and the worst (Poetry) 22-06-2008
by sanmi
The best, the rest, and the worst… Better is the bid of the best, Best, better, and bighearted. Who are the best? Ace of all do-gooders, Enemy of expatriates, Eyesore of the evildoers. Worrywarts are the ways of the worst, Worthy of...

The Big Kuya Project (Opinions) 6-03-2008
by Rotaract Club of Manila Metro
The Big Kuya Project ( Kuya means Brother) of our club started in December 2006; it was then a one day activity where we gave a feeding program to the children of Sitio Kabulusan, a small community in Muntinlupa City, Philippines. Back then, we...

The Bukusu of Kenya (Opinions) 28-05-2007
by Nekesah
The Bukusu are a sub-tribe of the Luhya community which live in Kenya. The have clans among them too namely the Vakoi, Vakiabi, Vanang'ana, Vamosi only to mention but a few.We believe that Sela and Mwambu are our predecessors just like Adam and...

The Chad - Cameroon Pipeline Project, Is it a necessary evil? (Opinions) 4-11-2002
by Abongta Shu Moncha Brain
The news of a Chad – Cameroon Development Pipeline Project came to put a smile on the lips of many Chadians and Cameroonian when it was announced. These two countries and many other countries in the sub region envisaged an economic facelift at the...

The Champion's Creed (Opinions) 11-10-2002
by Yasmary Mora
But believe me, it wasn’t easy, I came in as an “innocent Jambite” without a care in the world, except perhaps to be handed that M.B. Ch.B., just like that! Alas, I have known better, I have learnt that the journey is and will be as tortuous as...

The Childs Political World (Opinions) 27-07-2004
by melanie mae
“The Child’s Political World”, David Easton and Robert Hess, 1962, Midwest Journal of Political Science, pages 229-246 The view of Easton and Hess, which was contrary to the research on political socialization at the time, was that an adult...

The Coin, The Railway and Online Bullying (Opinions) 18-11-2005
by charity gamboa
I recently came across a story about how this high school girl got expelled from school because she and a group of friends created a malicious profile of this girl online. During a sleepover, this girl took advantage of an available PC at home...

THE COMMONER. (Poetry) 10-10-2006
by Ebuenyi Ikenna D.
They call her rustic, But grandma knows Better math than they. If we are ten and Have twenty to share, She’d give us two each, But they give us none, Yet she is illiterate. And they are learned. A country of flowing milk, Where dirty...

The conversation (Short Story) 22-01-2009
by Taiwo Emmanuel Olusola
Professor: The land is flooded; The land is flooded; The land is flooded. Let the inhabitants seek rags, Mop the flood that engulfs to the knees; Squeeze it back into the flood. Tenant: Professor, that is stupid, outlandish. Prof.: It...

The country I love. (Poetry) 9-07-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
Nigeria, I love thee so much, I feel happy your greatness, How to socialise with people You thought me. Nigeria, you are the country I admire, You thought me hard working, You thought me obedience and honesty, You thought me seriousness...

The Creator (Poetry) 14-08-2004
by fawole ezekiel ayowole
The Creator! Created by no one! But He created everything! He brings everything! He has everything! He gives everything! He takes everything! He knows everything! He sees everything! The Creator! He stays up there and looks at the...

The Curse of the Ivy League (Opinions) 23-03-2006
by Kelsey Page
Initially, there is the strong foundation of an unbelievably high SAT or ACT score and that sparkling 4.0 GPA. Without both of these to begin with, applicants may as well give up right then and there (that is, unless they have demonstrated...

The Death of Tortoise’s Father (Short Story) 30-05-2006
by Henry Ekwuruke
In the great land of Idu was the young and very wise Tortoise whose aged father became very sick to the point of death. As the eldest son of the father, custom and tradition demanded that he should prepare heavily for the burial ceremony of his...

The debt I must pay (Poetry) 16-01-2009
by Osamuyi Okpame
In bits and pieces, all the advice I have been given, in cash and kind, all the support I have been awashed with, like the fertile earth giving back what had been sown, like the moon being generous with the light it receives, so I must...

The Dehumanizing Conditions of Detainees In Nigerian Prisons: What Justice? (Opinions) 12-11-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
The renowned existentialist, Jean Paul Sarte, made it clear that man is free by nature but his freedom is a consequence of responsibility. In his teachings he implies that an irresponsible man is not free. Hence the philosophy of imprisonment is...

The denationalization of Christian educational institutions (Opinions) 30-11-2002
by aneel SALMAN
All privately managed educational institutes were taken over (nationalized) in 1972 under MLR 118. What was the objective of the government behind this policy of nationalization is still a mystery. That is why ever since its enforcement, thirty...

The Dummy (Poetry) 17-02-2007
by Almira F. Caliso
In that forgotten part of town Where wasted hopes and dreams abound, A wrinkled man with life near end, In hopes to have at least one friend, Fashioned bits of wood and things And made a dummy run by strings. He sat alone for hours on end,...

The Effects of Color on Personality and Relationships (Short Story) 10-12-2003
by Shakti Ghimire
When dealing with interpersonal relationships people’s personalities are a large part of how people get along. When you meet a new person you may say that you “hit it off” or that “you just clicked”; this is due to how each other’s personalities...

The Forces (Poetry) 17-05-2004
by Eric A Ahuruonye
Walking under hot weather Visions are hazy Throat begs for little moisture Feet are slowed down The whole load tied By less kinetic energy The whole load just tied And unable to move an inch ahead Lost in the middle if nowhere Where no...

The Freedom of Mobility (Opinions) 20-11-2008
by Stacia
Many Canadian university students take time off upon graduation in order to travel the world. This practice has become so common that it is practically a rite of passage. Those students who choose not to travel often remain at home, jealously...

The future of the Global Justice Movement (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
Common cause The resistance is growing - and for the first time truly unified. A unity found in justice, dignity and empowerment of the masses. With new technologies bypassing barriers of space, time and economy, a wave of global struggles have...

The Game of Power (Poetry) 17-10-2006
by Alexander Orok
Everywhere you look these days we're blinded by the campaign haze. Vote for me I'll do my best I'm so much better than the rest. Politicians know the score. Entertain and never bore. In your face on every street. Their...

The generation we need (Poetry) 6-05-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Let this note be for the young As their watch has just begun A world in which we're born together-- In hate and Love, we'll not choose whether- Whether it is our fear to face the nations That's created many complications. It has been created...

THE GHANAIAN YOUTH, A FORCE TO RECKON WITH (Opinions) 25-04-2007
by AARON NII LAMTE LAWSON
Despite some negative perception society have about the youth, it is a fact that the Ghanaian youth is a ‘force’ to reckon with. Youth as a positive concept. One common concept of youth is that, society views them as a metaphor of hope,...

The Golden Eagle (Poetry) 19-03-2007
by Noor Muhammad
Soaring high and Aiming straight The fastest Most ruthless Flying predator The Golden Eagle Lures me To life Makes me feel agile Crowned in gold Perched on hills Scanning the Earth For signs of life It lives in Mountains...

The Importance of Education (Opinions) 16-10-2006
by Adam Clare
Not every child thinks of school as a fun place. However, all that homework does pay off. You wouldn’t be reading this now unless someone taught you how to read; the chances are good that you learned how to read in a school. Education means more...

The journey of life (Poetry) 15-02-2009
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
The distance seem so far: my destination, very vague and uncertain. So many distractions, so long the time since I started this journey. It is so daunting, seemingly insurmountable. But alas! I have learned that nothing in life is to be...

the karakalpak national clothes (Short Story) 12-01-2007
by Sarbar
The basic kind of outer clothing of karakalpaks, as well as at all peoples of Central Asia are dressing gowns (shekpen, shapan). Shekpen-the dressing gown house- made cloth, till now meets at old men. It usually put on atop of other clothes for...

The Key To Eradicate Poverty and Hunger - Basic Education (Opinions) 8-10-2006
by Eugenia Bivines
Achieving universal primary education is a key prerequisite for the successful eradication of poverty and hunger worldwide. Only guaranteed access to a full course of primary schooling ensures that individuals are able to fulfil their development...

The Library (Poetry) 21-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
Old news articles rotting on the wall. The smell of ancient paper in the air, the fumes intoxicating. Knowledge immense my mind is racing over the many renowned, forgotten, revered names engraved on spines of many, though the pain long...

The Little Man in the Tower (Short Story) 2-08-2006
by Mehmet
What kind of world do you live in? A world of solid ground with people and trees, oceans with clouds above it and, higher still, the enormous emptiness of space? Are you one of the billions of people in that world? If you answer "yes" to...

The Magic Lamp: Life (Poetry) 27-08-2006
by Anu maheshwari
He met a man who told him He was going to get a magic lamp He was happy and smiling all day Thinking of what he would wish for Making plans every moment Dreaming endlessly of things and happenings He was on a high Laughing his heart...

The march of liberty (Poetry) 15-02-2009
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
He thought, they thought that the situation was not right. Basic amenities were lacking, There was poverty all about, There was nepotism in the land, Corruption was endemic, Abuse of power was the order of the day, Kleptomaniacs were on the...

The Meaning of Education (Opinions) 31-12-2002
by Adam Fletcher
There is a struggle for meaning in our schools every day. Some people would say it looks like students-against-students, or students-against-adults, but I would dispute that. I have learned that before we can begin to see the wisdom of...

THE MIND (Opinions) 27-08-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
The mind is the power of thinking and understanding, a place where thoughts, feelings and creative reasoning exist. The mind indeed can be brilliant or intelligent a word of deference exist between brilliance and intelligence, off cause it is...

The New Culture! (Poetry) 26-07-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Fight against discrimination in series Fight for your right to freedom to express Express your human rights as rights Support tolerance and promote peace It's our culture project it Express your culture through difference genres Explore...

The Nordic student democracy model (Opinions) 18-06-2002
by Raymond M. Kristiansen
Having been involved in a European network of students from 19 different countries, I have had some experiences regarding cultural differences in not only the way university students are involved in activism, but also in how the university...

The Onus for a Truly African State (Opinions) 18-11-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
In Africa, the post independence period has often been characterized by a certain neo-colonialism. Obviously, the truly volcanic world is this twenty first century of ours is very evident. While Asian countries have won their independence, the...

The power of education (Opinions) 22-02-2012
by Arrey Emmanuel Enow
Without education, to me, the world could have been empty. Education had come to fill in most of the gaps and brought lots of development to the world. No development can really come without education, and, the world must thank education for its...

The Predicaments of Childless African Couples! (Opinions) 27-05-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
They feel ridiculed and jeered at, and sometimes truly so; too familiar with laboratory tests, gynecological centers, hospitals and nuptial seminars, prayer houses, herbalist homes and spiritual centers are their “pilgrimage” lands and centres....

The Price for my Dream (Short Story) 18-11-2004
by Mike Ssegawa
Exams always made me sick. I feared them more than I would fear a sword. Now it was KCSE, the hottest of all exams I had ever written. I sat wondering whether I'll ever make it to the university. I remembered a friend who wet his blue shorts on...

The Principles of Scientific Management (Opinions) 21-09-2006
by aneel SALMAN
W.F. Taylor is known as the “Father of scientific management” and his book “The Principles of Scientific Management” (1911) is the Bible for task managers. He presents struggle for control of production between management and labor. To control...

The psychology of integration and complementarity between the society and creativity (Opinions) 20-03-2002
by mr : majed al-ali
Creativity is considered one of the most complex psychological, physiological, and educational concepts because the creative process includes many different reasons and axes by the family, school, society and heredity, in addition to some process...

The Real Game (Opinions) 4-07-2002
by Tanmay N. Vora
The World Cup Football extravaganza has captivated everyone. The cricket playing nations are grooming themselves up for the World Cup 2003 at South Africa. American craze for basketball and the nail biting NBA Climaxes needs no introduction....

The right mind (Opinions) 27-01-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
Behind every successful person, there is a secret. The secret is heard working. In this generation, almost every thing is possible, do not attach impossibility to things you want to do, others may fail, in that same thing they failed, you can...

The Rising Star (Poetry) 23-02-2011
by Ayo Morakinyo
It’s a new day in a new month The sun seemed a little impatient, Scorching my back from beneath the clouds The sky seemed pale and grey As the rising star raised himself up It’s another boring morning He thanked his creator surely And...

The Role of the Youth in Promoting Peace and Conflict Resolution (Opinions) 7-11-2007
by David Fakunle
The world we live in is full of competitors; we are all competing for one thing or the other. We all have rights and wants; our human nature desires that our rights be protected at all times, whatever the situation. The impossibility for this...

The Room of Expressions (Poetry) 16-09-2012
by Aly
I am trapped in a room with invisible walls, Invisible windows, And an invisible cause. This room makes me play opposite day, but there's a twist; It's every day. And the room follows with every step I take, Causing me to be someone else,...

The Secret That Will Change Your Life! (Opinions) 3-04-2002
by AJ Yager
By A.J. Yager 20, Success Coach -March 12th 1999 The Secret That Will Change Your Life! Here's something to think about. One year ago I ran across a statistic stating that the average person has more than 50,000 thoughts a day. Does this...

The State of Higher Education in Kenya (Part One) (Opinions) 23-02-2006
by Martin Tairo
The recent world universities’ rankings were not surprising to Kenyans. Despite the fact that we are local leaders in the production of human resources for both regional and international markets, our universities were content with the humbling...

The struggle for life (Poetry) 25-08-2007
by Osamuyi Okpame
The struggle for life And the race against time From the tiny living cells To the mightiest of creatures Life has always been but a struggle Struggle! Struggles!! and more struggles!!! Life is always a hot race And a deal against time...

The Tale of Two Bad Mice (Short Story) 4-05-2007
by Zaybab Hakimova Anvarjonovna
Рассказ для чтения на уроках английского языка 5 классов. (AfterBeatrix Potter) Once upon a time there was a very beautiful doll's house : it was red with white windows, and it had real muslin curtains and a front door. Two dolls called...

The task of rebranding a nation (Opinions) 21-07-2009
by Wayas Lubem
The rebranding campaign championed by the chief image maker of Nigeria (as she can be rightly called) is an issue that has taken the centre stage in most discussions, discourses, talks and debates. This was the case even before the flagging off of...

The teaching profession in Nigeria: the yesteryears and the present (Opinions) 11-11-2008
by Biodun Uthman
The late Julius Nyerere of Tanzania was a teacher. After some years in the profession, he joined politics from where he later became the president of his country for twenty-four years. Tafawa Balewa was a Nigerian. He started a career in the...

The Third World and Development in Cameroon (Opinions) 6-02-2007
by akwalla Johanness
Many scholars have written about the problems of developing countries, outlining their characteristics as if it were one homogenous mass, despite the differences in income, values and culture from one nation to the other. As a common...

The Transition (Short Story) 27-12-2006
by Ruth Garnes
The elevator doors opened. I tried to swallow but I couldn’t. My stomach was filled with a million butterflies. My palms were icy cold. I had anxiously awaited this day and really did not want to blow it. The reality of finally graduating from...

The Ugandan School Teacher (Short Story) 23-03-2009
by Ssendagire Paul
My heart and soul are restless about painting an everlasting picture embracing the theme of beautiful living. After enjoying a rough squeeze with the hurricanes of nature, I re-surface with renewed energy on the road leading to a better world. I...

The value of Higher Education in Brazil (Opinions) 20-04-2005
by Luana Cavalcanti
As a third world country, Brazil is naturally interested in determining the fastest and the most secure way to achieve development. Among the several subjects which require the government´s closest attention, education acquires special...

The Vietnam Youth Forum: about youth, for youth and by youth (Opinions) 19-07-2008
by Phan Dieu Linh
Leadership camp? Youth forums? These venues, familiar to youth worldwide, have until recent been a foreign concept to youth in Vietnam, where academic accomplishments receive priority over social skills and activities. Foreign, that is, until this...

The Walk (Short Story) 6-08-2004
by Tara Sachs
I used to walk. And when I say it, I mean I used to walk. I walked everywhere. Point A to Point B kinda stuff. I didn't care how far or rough the terrain, I walked it every time. But it wasn't for the exercise and I wasn't interested in simply...

The workplace of tomorrow and Generation Y: do we match each other? (Opinions) 3-01-2006
by Chingiz Maatkerimov
Oxford Thesaurus defines futurology as the “study of forecasting of potential developments based on current conditions and trends”. I would add “previous conditions”, too, as it is futile to forecast the future of anything without studying its...

The World is Too Much with Us (Poetry) 12-05-2005
by AJAO OLUSINA TUNDE
Ungrateful Soul O great God of man! Pardon this ingrate soul of man. That foresakes you in seeking for goods. The mind encompassed by the world's....

The world of the pending (Poetry) 19-06-2008
by Dereje Amera
Living in a world in which nothing is not nothing, Where one starts something, but ends with many or no things, The process is the envelope and the for title one is told anything; No one has a clue. “It is evolutionary,” Was the reply all...

The World of Words (Poetry) 12-01-2006
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Words, oh words, Powerful cords From the vocal chords; Pulling thoughts to hearts and feelings Across to hearts a-leaping With joy and nervous tension For such artistic cohesion. Make them dizzy, Throw them into a tizzy, Brandish those...

The World's Richest Man's advice to Youth (Interviews) 13-09-2007
by Muhammad Imran Shahid
There was a one hour interview on CNBC with Warren Buffet, the second richest man who has donated $31 billion to charity. Here are some very interesting aspects of his life: 1. He bought his first share of stock at age 11 and he now...

Thing aren't always what they seem! (Short Story) 16-03-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
Two traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family. The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansions guest room. Instead, the angels were given a small space in the cold basement. As they made...

Thinking, the Forgotten Skill (Opinions) 16-06-2002
by Lisa Hallman
When is the last time you've thought about something more then, "What's for dinner tonight?" or, "How's the weather tomorrow?", I'll bet you it's been a while. We go through our days with the same thoughts that it seems our minds also have fallen...

This World (Poetry) 3-07-2005
by gabriel babatunde oluwakorede
The ocean\'s depth is incredible, The seas are overwhelming. Like a scary dream at night Our hearts pound on them. Yet from among men, The braves dive in them. Tossed by the torrent of the dread, The braves still persevere. What a courage...

Tiburon (Poetry) 14-03-2007
by fatima
Dazzling, grayish black sky throwing reflection on the sea. The call of the sea is so loud and tempting. Hard rocks on the edges of the walk path. Nebulous view of the golden gate bridge, on one side Fleet of white ships sitting there...

TIG reaching rural communities in Canada: a case of Kincardine, Ontario (Short Story) 24-08-2009
by Asim
A common issue with civil society efforts is the challenge of linking rural, low-density populations to urban, high-density groups. Logistically, it can be challenging for urban civil society groups to organize meetings and coordinate with rural...

Time to think. (Poetry) 22-05-2007
by Adetoba Adebiyi
Sun rules the day Moon rules the night Stars rules the sky Brain rules the head Beauty rules the face Bones rules the skin Thought rules the heart, Hairs rules the skull, What are you set to impact? What are you set to emulate? Don't...

TINAPA: Audacious and laudable (Opinions) 28-04-2007
by Prince Charles Jiduwah
A few days ago, the multi-billion Naira integrated business resort, christened Tinapa, was commissioned in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Located on the Calabar River and contiguous to the Calabar Free...

Tips for success (Opinions) 1-04-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
There is always heat after cold, winter after summer, day after night and reaping after sowing. It is natural that if you don’t sow, you cannot reap. The three stages of human life follow thus: childhood, youth and adulthood; the sowing time is...

To achieve your goal, improve your self confidence (Opinions) 14-09-2007
by GOODNESS
"I think there is something more important than believing.Action! The world is full of dreamers.There aren't enough who will move ahead and take concrete steps to actualize their vision."- W. Clement Stone Unstoppable confidence is the...

To Love or Not to Love (Poetry) 26-08-2007
by Tabitha Robortella
My wise friend told me that before you give unconditional love You have to find out if the person deserves it. It took me a while to figure out That if someone keeps on hurting you When you've asked them to stop You can love them still - But...

To my unborn son (Poetry) 29-09-2009
by david mbitu
Joy fills my heart, heaving with the mysteries of life. Passion unknown unto words like a dear dream. Dear, within, hear the counsel gnawing at wrinkled cliffs. My unborn son, live in us when our bones mold from vim. Learn from your father...

To Speak or Not To Speak (Opinions) 19-05-2011
by Amiya
During an epistemology lesson, the question of language, which is a way of knowing, came up. The teacher asked if language separated the peoples of the world. The discussion was long and it spilled out into an online forum. The replies were...

To the Sovereign (Poetry) 20-11-2007
by Karen Lapniten
I want to be somebody in the future Somebody that my parents will be proud of Somebody who stands with dignity and honor I want to become somebody who stands firm with a faith And grips her dreams Making it possible to come true. Take...

Todos Somos Vulnerables (Opinions) 15-04-2005
by Aldo De Santis Ramirez
“Todos los seres humanos nacen libres e iguales en dignidad y derechos y, dotados como están de razón y conciencia, deben comportarse fraternalmente los unos con los otros". Este principio de Derecho internacional, tan difundido por la...

Tolerance in our life (Opinions) 3-05-2007
by Yaroslav Ovcharenko
Tolerance, a kind of relations between people, animals and all living on our planet is the most important for human personality. We have to develop tolerance because in our country lots of people of different nationalities, religions and beliefs...

Tolerance in our life (Opinions) 3-05-2007
by Guzal Mustafina
Tolerance, a kind of relations between people, animals and all living on our planet is the most important for human personality. We have to develop tolerance because in our country lots of people of different nationalities, religions and beliefs...

Tomorrow Africa (Poetry) 12-08-2006
by Ayo Adedapo
Our own Africa Like others I click thy uniqueness Africa And every of thy positive native Tenets I nurture till thy printable Structure shall sail by Relatives, friends and loyalists Above the burden and havoc Of Ruiners' responsibility...

Tomorrow I shall (Poetry) 16-03-2006
by Linda Adzanku
Tomorrow, I shall or should I today? I'll just sit here and say: Tomorrow, I shall What about yesterday? I did not work for today, now its late for anything. Shall I stop and think? No time! Tomorrow I shall. Tomorrow never came but,...

Treasure of Lust (Poetry) 7-01-2009
by Ayodele Benjamin Smart
The object of love Align from the acute distance of self comfort Illusion of your co-existence Wondered away like a frame of fire Bearing roses that fade away Decay of seed that spice up emotions Fallacy of love engross the soul Living life...

Tribute to a martyr (Poetry) 22-09-2007
by JESUTOFUNMI JESUGBAMILA. ADEDAMOLA
There lived a man, a great man A distinguished scholar, remarkably dignified And his personality was humble to the core His main belief which he scrupulously defended Was the notion which claimed JUSTICE&FREEDOM WERE VERY FUNDAMENTAL TO LIFE...

Trust in Wandering Land (Poetry) 25-03-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
A greedy storm has struck our nation Exposing the soul of trust to invasion Selfish tide rises and; Defiles all regulations Sense of brotherhood cast into ocean Hatred ascend like king, pleading...

Truth Manifesto (Short Story) 23-06-2012
by transcenderarts
Instructions: If you agree with this piece, [ at least in theory,] then please make 10 copies and pass them on to 10 others, and request the same of them, thank you... Title: Truth Manifesto Absolute truthfulness has never been tried...

Turning the Pages (Opinions) 18-04-2006
by shola adu
In this fast paced, knowledge driven era, one of the greatest weapons in fighting gender divide will be the saying, “a city on a hill cannot be hidden”. As women, we need to realize that if we keep asking for rights, then we acknowledge we...

Turning Wheels (Poetry) 3-07-2006
by clarita zarate
What's it like inside that mind For just one second to see Those thoughts that whirl Where poetry reels Just one spin of the turning wheels To taste the breath that paints the words To touch the music of the heart A glimpse of how the...

Un solo paso basta para cambiar nuestro rumbo (Short Story) 29-03-2008
by Maria Guadalupe
Alrededor del mundo existen miles de personas con alguna discapacidad ya sea genéticamente o por causa de algún accidente. Es muy importante reconocer que ellos tienen los mismos derechos y obligaciones no hay distinción alguna el ejemplo de esto...

Une autre façon de raisonner!!! (Opinions) 14-11-2008
by akadiry nzamba mohamed mahfouz
On pourrait croire que le temps empêchait le monde d'aller vers son évolution en voulant suivre son inexorable dessein. Au premier chant de coq si l'on pouvait mourrir dans la claustrophobie, j'aurais demandé une autre sentence que...

Une histoire "simple" : Création d'une Bibliothèque à Bir Salah (Short Story) 22-01-2006
by Sarah TOUMI
Cette histoire se déroule en Tunisie, pays du Maghreb, jeune et dynamique, accueillant et coloré. Dans le petit village de Bir Salah, situé à 10km de la ville de El Jem et 8km de El Hencha dans le gouvernorat de Sfax au centre de la Tunisie,...

Une Histoire Apocalyptique (Short Story) 22-12-2006
by N
Enfin, vous êtes chez vous. Quelle journée ! Mais l'heure de la libération a bientôt sonné. Votre ami de toujours, celui qui ne vous a jamais trahi, vous attend chez vous. Ce petit être que tous considèrent comme un membre imputable de la...

Une lutte sans fin — Initiative en matière d’éducation (1er prix littéraire) (Opinions) 12-07-2004
by Yasmary Mora
(TEXTE ORIGINAL EN ANGLAIS) On m’a toujours dit qu’il me fallait gravir l’échelle du succès. Ici, au Canada, j’ai même eu le privilège de construire ma propre échelle. Cependant, quand on a les yeux fixés sur le haut de l’échelle, il est trop...

Unemployment and Youth (Poetry) 12-03-2012
by Priya Verma
Unemployment A curse on mankind Recession, layoffs , job cuts Are the daily headlines Earth has sufficient for everyone to feed It is our greed that creates all crisis It is unemployment that hits Youth Hardest ************

Universal Primary Education and Computer Technology (Opinions) 26-10-2003
by Wojciech Gryc
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals are ambitious and strive to raise the quality of life for people around the world by improving their health, education, environment, and other factors. The goals are plentiful, and some deal with...

University of Malta Students' Charter (Opinions) 18-10-2003
by Anthony F. Camilleri
For the past three years, the education commission of KSU, the Malta university students’ council, has been working wholeheartedly towards the goal of seeing a students’ charter implemented at the University of Malta. The document is a clear...

University student leadership (Opinions) 12-06-2008
by Nyambega Gisesa
Can student leaders reclaim their glorious past? Less than a fortnight ago, most university student bodies in Kenya held their elections. Setting the political tempo was Moi University, followed by one of the most hotly contested elections at...

Unwritten Sacrifice (Poetry) 29-07-2004
by Rainier Fabella Fadriquela
Thy bondage of ignorance Thy penury and disaster Has awaken the senses of man Who seeks for knowledge Knowledge that have been evolving for thousands of years The man who built the cities of the past and present The man who built the...

Use Positive thinking (Opinions) 26-09-2011
by Prince Wilson
Use Positive Thinking We all have our fears in life. But the biggest of all fears is the fear of failing. Sometimes, one of the great battles we face in life is destined to pressure us to fail. The challenges will light up the negative...

Using our Qualities (Opinions) 5-06-2004
by ahakon victor oseghale
“He lived a full life. He was the definition of a true blessing to humanity. His life has affected and changed the lives of so many. He made lots of people that had no hope in life to have a hopeful life. He was a husband to the widows, a father...

Valediction from Arabia (Opinions) 26-05-2004
by Omar S. Roomi
Since I started writing this feature nearly a year ago, the world continues to evolve; the cycle of revenge continues in the occupied West Bank, progressively killing innocent people by the day; heinous crimes by an alien group with a sick and...

VISIÓN DE LIDERAZGO, DEMOCRACIA Y DESARROLLO SOCIAL EN LOS ABOGADOS JÓVENES (Opinions) 26-06-2008
by CHRISTIAN PARDO REYES
VISIÓN DE LIDERAZGO, DEMOCRACIA Y DESARROLLO SOCIAL EN LOS ABOGADOS JÓVENES Por: Christian Pardo Reyes (*) Presidente de la Internacional Juvenil (IJ) “Primer Encuentro Universitario del Derecho Iberoamericano, PERÚ 2008” Consejo...

Vivre ensemble, différents (Poetry) 22-10-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Vivre ensemble, différents C'est comprendre la diversité, entendre les singularités Apprécier la pluralité des hommes, l'originalité des formes Transcender les couleurs de peau et la variété des mots.... Pour le dire.... Vivre ensemble,...

Voices From UP Under (Poetry) 19-02-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
for we will always remember two birds who shared a vicious story. causing havoc and destruction to our memory our hearts and our glory. Visions of falling figures jumping in desperation for they had no freedom. Crossing over to the...

Volunteering (Short Story) 15-10-2009
by Arrey Emmanuel Enow
1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I am Arrey Emmanuel Enow. I live in Yaounde, Cameroon. I have a Masters degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology and a Diploma in Management. I am a writer and write on diverse subjects. I strive...

Volunteering: selfless or smart? (Opinions) 27-10-2009
by Samantha Hodder
Volunteer work is often seen as a selfless activity. What people sometimes don’t realize is just how important volunteer work is and how helpful it can be, not only to the communities/ individuals being helped, but also to the volunteers....

Volunteerism (Opinions) 25-04-2002
by altaf
What does volunteerism mean to each one of us? Does it just mean working for ones own community or does it mean much more then that? How many of us can claim to have done some volunteering work or the other? Well i feel that each and every...

Ways to be a better person (Opinions) 24-01-2007
by kirungi patricia cissy
Hulloz ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other. THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all...

We can positively discipline our children (Opinions) 4-08-2008
by Ahmed Shaban Abdulrahim Mugweri
The term “positive disciplining” may look like a new concept, intended to derail African people from their culture, values and practices in child upbringing. However, a closer look at this idea shows us that it is actually a revival of our...

We, Indians, have to wake up to Climate Change! (Opinions) 29-12-2007
by Tanuj Kala
There is a Native American saying that, “Only when the last tree has died and the last rivers been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” This saying may finally come true. Human greed has affected Earth’s...

Web of Knowledge (Short Story) 2-05-2003
by Gerald Derome
As we start our travels clutching onto our mother’s front torso or riding on our father’s back, we see, hear and feel things. Paths, roads, colors, vibrations of all kinds are bounced off or absorbed by us. Others do not get by our protector’s...

What Do I Do? (Poetry) 18-04-2007
by Nasidi Adamu Yahaya
What Do I do? Without knowledge to light my way Without a pen to write my say And a plate of rice per day What do I do? In a place that’s so bewitched With economical hitch And robbers are ready to lynch What do I do? In a...

What happens now? (Opinions) 13-04-2002
by Greg Hughes
Being a student is a truly wonderful thing. At no other time in your life will you ever enjoy this much freedom. It's absurd how much free time we have. We spend an incalculable number of hours in lecture halls, classrooms and meeting rooms...

What if? (Poetry) 28-04-2007
by andrewpickens
"What if?" What if we all came here in a peanut? What if the whole Scientology ideology is true? What if, well think of it really hard for a second, What if none of this, of life, is true and is happening? We are all just cells of...

What it takes to reach our Coveted Goal (Opinions) 12-02-2007
by Sam U. Sunday
Everyone has what it takes to get to the coveted goal. No matter our background, environment or financial status, we all own what it takes to get there, all we need do is to ‘deeply’ look inward and draw out the ‘latent’ resources residing in us....

What makes you think you can’t? (Poetry) 21-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
What makes you think you can’t? When you can? What makes you think you are dull? When you are intelligent What makes you think you are not capable? When you are capable One thing I know It doesn’t mater who you are Or where you come...

What We Become (Poetry) 1-04-2010
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
We are each endowed with immense potentials. Events, occurrences and achievements Through history have continued To amplify and corroborate this assertion. For each and every one of us Our possibilities are limitless. All through history...

What will it be ? (Poetry) 18-01-2005
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
When you can not be described, Or be found wanting... Or seen a member of what they see As true, Then, You are perceived as the hypocrite... A disaster to manhood, Or is it brotherhood? A sin... Living by his own; God knows what we...

What you don't know CAN kill you (Opinions) 8-02-2007
by Racquel Nixon
This article was formed based on what I saw on this documentary made in the U.S. Although this found in the United States, for all I know this can happen ANYWHERE in the world, and it most likely is. I'm trying to convey that communication is...

When do we Introduce Computers to Young People? (Opinions) 19-05-2004
by Joel Josephson
2 years? 3 years? 6? 8? 12? 15? Never? When do we start the process of introducing children to computers? Educators, parents, even grey-haired and learned professors cannot agree. The question that then arises is whether computer based content...

When School Violence has Gone Out of Control (Opinions) 19-03-2006
by A. Tsang
I was continually sexually abused and physically attacked by a syndicate of a youth gang for a year in Hong Kong. It was the year 1990. The abuse was started because I reported that I was verbally abused by someone to a teacher. The syndicate...

When the bad people change (Opinions) 10-03-2007
by Fola Daniel Adelesi
I was returning from a meeting one day and I got a sachet of biscuits with a bottle of coke to ease the stress. I needed to regain some energy before moving ahead. As I crunched the pieces of biscuits in the sachet an idea dropped on my mind. It...

When You Hear the Word (Poetry) 19-12-2004
by Rarest Of The Rare
When you hear the word "Islam" What do you envision? When you hear the word "Muslim" What do you imagine? When you hear of muslim women Do you think of oppression? I am a Muslim I am a Woman I am neither deprived or opressed And am not...

Where ? (Poetry) 19-06-2007
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Where do i find a purpose ? In my hobbies that i love so much ? In my studies which is a quest ? In my friends for which i tick ? Where do i find my mission ? In the light of wisdom ? In the parlor of knowledge ? In the...

Who Are You? (Poetry) 13-04-2007
by Tiffany Saxon
Who Are You? The one that stole my heart For you are the air to my breath The beat to my heart And The life to my soul. For you are my one in a million Who completes me in every way that I've ever known. So Who Are You? The one...

Who authorized Ritilan for Public Schools and how much the drug company making annually? (Opinions) 10-07-2002
by Warren Turner
Ritalin, also known as methylphenidate, is used to help people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ritalin is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The drug has been in use for over forty years and is widely prescribed,...

Who's life are you leading? (Poetry) 12-02-2007
by ANNELINE
Your own? Are you sure? Are you not perhaps living my life, our lives and their lives? Most probably… Are you leading the bronze life of your parents? Or the silver life of your friends? Perhaps the golden life of your hero? And for...

Why I Want to Teach (Opinions) 18-08-2003
by Scott Duncan
PRIMARY TEACHING has always been my career of choice for as long as I can remember. I always wanted to play "school" at any available opportunity and would setup my blackboard with work to be completed and would use stuffed toys and friends when...

Why my heart bleeds (Poetry) 23-01-2008
by Tosin Olowoyeye-Taiwo
For the children without a place to called home, my heart bleeds! For the suffering masses in the continent called Africa & all over the world, I bow in tears! And what shall I say about those that lost their lives in the fight for justice and...

WISDOM (Poetry) 26-01-2007
by foy franklin
WISDOM MAKE WISDOM YOUR PROVISION FOR THE JOURNEY FROM YOUTH TO OLD AGE. WOSDOM IF FULL OF PITY AND THEREBY MEN PAY FOR TOO MUCH WISDOM WITH MUCH PAIN. WISDOM IS NOT FINALLY TESTED IN SCHOOLS WISDOM CANNOT BE PASSED FROM ONE HAVING IT TO...

Womanhood (Poetry) 8-03-2007
by wahooe
http://wahooe.tigblog.org/post/165687 Womanhood, We are all sisters and Brothers, He who have ears to hear , let him hear, Safe and Sound . A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day, drinking iced tea and visiting with her Mother....

Women's Emancipation and the Challenges of the 21st century (Opinions) 19-02-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
The United Nations' report on women states that "women constitute more than half of the population of the working force globally, they are makers, centres of the family, the main custodian of social and permanent change is often best achieved...

Won`t Wake Up Again... (Poetry) 1-12-2008
by hazem al jaber
won`t wake up again... last night dreamed of you.. dreamed because i took your mind yesterday.. as you i felt too about you... dreamed that we were together... as a happily teenager sharing each other honestly feelings......

Workplace Communications (Opinions) 1-12-2006
by Iman Ng
The success of an organization depends on many factors, and among them includes connections, capital, human resources etc. However, effective communication among workers constitutes an important role in maintaining the dialogue, openness and...

XXIe siècle. Cours à télécharger, tchat entre étudiants et professeurs, bibliothèques en ligne : (Interviews) 18-02-2006
by Andy Roland Nziengui Nziengui
Alice agite la souris et, d'un clic, fait apparaître sur l'écran l'image de son camarade de classe, Guy. La conversation s'enclenche entre les deux étudiants séparés de plusieurs milliers de kilomètres mais reliés par l'Internet. Elle est au...

YAFNet: Participation & Empowerment (Opinions) 30-05-2007
by Ken Auma
Thanks be TIGers. Why is YAFNet committed to youth participation? Simply put, it is to make sure that all strategies, programs and projects to reduce poverty benefit all groups of society, including children and youth. This is because youth...

You can be your own Investment Analyst (Opinions) 12-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
The week’s cover story is done with the objective to impart basic financial and investment analysis tools to the reader. Many times, it requires an investor to see opportunities and then take the final decision to buy or withdraw after seeking...

You may say I’m a dreamer (Short Story) 29-12-2007
by Birendra Kumar
I come from an ordinary background. My father drove trucks. I am from Bihar, a backward, difficult state. I can say, without doubt, that from a small age, I have seen poverty from close quarters. I was born in the month of June in 1982. Till my...

Young vendors in Egypt (Short Story) 11-01-2012
by Jenna Carter
I just recently got home from a ten day adventure to Egypt. It was really sad seeing all the young vendors everywhere. It really puts how young people are having to drop out of school to work to support their families in perspective....

Your new birth (Poetry) 4-05-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
If it's time to say hello my friend, I just wonder where we are? This time you will not go, my friend, because the flight was quite too far. But here together, as we all should, because it was us that did all we could. We tried to make some...

Youth Action for Education Change (Short Story) 4-05-2003
by Adam Fletcher
The irony is that while hundreds of districts across the United States and dozens in Canada have policies that promote student involvement in decision-making, they often go underused and under-reported. For instance, there is a law in California...

Youth and change (Short Story) 31-08-2010
by richa mathur
Picture, “Palestinian Culture-Traditional Wedding”, by Areej Atalla Times change and so do we! Change is the only constant thing in this universe. India is a country rich in a culture millions of years old. Each generation inherits culture...

Youth and Social Exclusion in the Information Society (Opinions) 19-05-2007
by Azeem Sajjad
Youth and Social Exclusion in the Information Society Tale of Two Worlds: Keeping Pace with a Moving Target (Azeem Sajjad) (Project Manager-National ICT R&D Fund, Ministry of IT) In today’s world the concepts of social interaction are...

Youth and Volunteerism (Opinions) 14-04-2008
by Michael Boampong
At the age of twenty, I took a gap-year before attending University to pursue my dream of creating a non-profit organization to inform, educate and empower young people to change the world. With little or no funding, many said it would be...

Youth Development (Opinions) 28-05-2007
by Ken Auma
One can define ‘youth development’ as: "...the ongoing growth process in which all youth are engaged in attempting to (1) meet their basic personal and social needs to be safe, feel cared for, be valued, be useful, and be spiritually...

YOUTH EMBRACING ICT: Is It The Way For Involvement In Policy Making And Development? (Opinions) 13-06-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Every time you will hear the youth saying that we have to be included in the policy making processes. This is a positive move; however, there are some fundamental questions that we have to ask ourselves. “How can we be involved?” “How well can we...

Youth Open House (Opinions) 20-07-2007
by Kirsten Jordan
TakingITGlobal connects 150,000 youth around the world to find inspiration, information and gets youth involved in improving their local and global communities. Americans for Informed Democracy, a non partisan organization works to bring the...

Youth Participation (Opinions) 20-06-2007
by Ken Auma
youth participation is a process whereby young people influence, and share control and responsibility over decisions, plans and resources, which affect them. There is a distinction between two forms of participation: * Social participation...

Youth with a Difference in Kenya (Interviews) 29-09-2008
by Angela
YOUTH INVOLVEMENT QUESTIONAIRE Part 1 1. Tell us about yourself and what you do. My name is Bridgit Syombua Muasa, Kenyan, African and Global citizen. I am a veterinarian by profession, however when I am not busy elevating the suffering...

You’ll never be a Stranger (Poetry) 21-05-2007
by Branson Shao
It was love indeed Once I met you, wedged on my mind I failed to guess, the reason why Wished could not see you again So I’d clear your image and awesome feelings enforced For many like you once kaput my heart It was love indeed. You...

{Untitled} (Poetry) 29-02-2008
by Enygma
We've all felt that fear to know to hear to show admit to who we are or even submit to how far we've come from step one. We all try to hide inside and confide in out fear so we won't hear won't know and then will never...

¿Matrícula en la Universidad de la Repúbica? (Opinions) 16-09-2005
by NatyR
En Uruguay una de las cosas que podemos estar orgullosos y marcarlo como una diferencia, que ha caracterizado a nuestra población como la más culta de toda Latinoamérica es la educación gratuita, laica y obligatoria. Recientemente, debido al...

¿Por qué nos enamoramos? (Interviews) 22-05-2007
by Laura Müller
Sentada en una silla con una coca de dieta al frente, un poco mas al frente de la Coca de dieta estaba un tipo con el que salía por primera vez, era muy alto por poco llegaba a los dos metros, hasta cierto punto atractivo aun que algo cachetón, y...

¿Quién quiere ser estudiante universitario? Anti Guía de orientación vocacional (Opinions) 30-08-2006
by Victoria Bembibre
El estudiante se enfrenta a la decisión. ¿Qué será? ¿Qué estudiar? ¿Qué hacer? ¿Qué ser? 1. Lo primero es verse a sí mismo en el futuro. El estudiante sabe que quiere estudiar. ¿Vemos un futuro definido?. ¿Qué otra cosa aparte de estudiar...

Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 7-10-2005
by Иванов Юрий Станиславович
М-да… Оставшуюся часть летних каникул мне придется проводить, убирая квартиру и готовя пищу вручную, а из развлечений остаются только электрогитара и единственная в доме бумажная книга 20-летней давности. Можно еще сходить к Петьке, или к Лехе,...

Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 12-10-2005
by Alexey
Будущее Цифровых технологий в России Все бурно говорят о том, что нужно развивать современную молодежь, внедрять новые технологии в повседневную жизнь, но при этом нет доступности простого народа ко всему этому. Элементарно, компьютер – начало...

Журналистика: служба или служение. (Opinions) 13-08-2008
by Galina
В современном обществе силен и успешен зачастую тот, кто вооружен информацией. Заметьте: не знающий и эрудированный человек востребован в первую очередь социумом, а информированный. Потому-то так популярны профессии, так или иначе связанные с...

Как выбрать ВУЗ (Opinions) 4-05-2007
by Zulfiya Yunusova Fathiddinovna
Нелегко бывает выбрать свою будущую профессию. Справиться с трудностями, возникающими при принятии решения, вам помогут статьи в специализированных изданиях, рассказывающие о той или иной профессии и о требованиях, которые предъявляются...

Конкурс: Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 7-10-2005
by Maria
Будущее цифровых технологий в России «Отток мозгов» из России – довольно актуальное в наше время явление. Он происходит в основном из-за того, что за границей платят больше. У правительства России есть средства, чтобы инвестировать новые...

Конкурс: Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 7-10-2005
by Pavel
Будущее Цифровых технологий в России У развития цифровых технологий в России – нет будущего. Потому что данная область мало финансируется, новые разработки утекают за границу. Их либо выкрадывают, либо покупают и сами патентуют. Ведущие...

Конкурс: Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 12-10-2005
by nikita
Будущее цифровых технологий в России. Технологии будущего это не просто электроника, состоящая из одного металла. А агрегат множества биохимических соединений, связанных сложной связью с неживой искусственно изобретенной неорганической...

Конкурс: Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 12-10-2005
by Igor
Отток мозгов. В век цифровых технологий очень актуальна проблема конфиденциальности информации. Это связано с тем, что с каждым днём человечество достигает новых вершин в области квантовой наноэлектроники и подход к решению задач является...

Конкурс:Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 7-10-2005
by Скворцова Ксения Николаевна
На дворе 2015 год. Деревня Пихтовка. Мальчик Вася потянулся и открыл глаза. Втянув носом воздух, он не почуял запаха пирожков, который обычно разливался по комнатам в воскресенье. Вася вылез из-под одеяла и пошел жаловаться маме. Она сидела,...

Конкурс:Будущее Цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 7-10-2005
by alexander
Будущее цифровых технологий в России. Глобализация --- тот фактор, благодаря которому новая технология, появившаяся в одной точке, тут же распространяется по всему миру. Поэтому вполне естественно считать, что отношение к цифровым...

Начнётся новая жизнь. (Interviews) 7-05-2007
by Gulbaxor Tangirova
Лариса Шайхутдинова родилась и выросла в городе Термезе. У нее много друзей, знакомых. Ее любят за доброту и искренность, ценят ее ответственность и волевой характер. Наверное, эти качества, а также поддержка родных, близких людей и помогают ей в...

Осенние Мысли... (Poetry) 13-09-2007
by Vladimir
Что ценного есть в жизни у людей? Рывки наверх, Падения назад? А может, брошенный навстречу, без затей Прямой и откровенный взгляд? Все шелуха: работа, осень, дождь... Промокший плащ и капли по щеке. Все ценное,...

Стремление и умение / Zeal and Skill (Opinions) 19-11-2007
by Olga Pavlova
Если вы читаете это небольшое эссе, значит, во-первых, его опубликовали в виртуальной «Панораме», а во-вторых, вы умеете пользоваться компьютером, выходить в Интернет, искать нужную информацию и так далее. Не знаю, встречались ли вы когда-нибудь с...

أحفاد رفض الراديو! (Opinions) 16-06-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
قبل ‮٥٧ ‬سنة تقريبا بدأ البحرينيون‮ »‬سرا‮« ‬في‮ ‬اقتناء أجهزة الراديو،‮ ‬وكانوا‮ ‬يخبئونه في‮ ‬بيوتهم بعيدا عن الأعين،‮ ‬ويستمعون لما‮ ‬يبثه في‮ ‬الغرف المُحكمة الغلق؛ خوفا من أن‮ ‬يتهم أصحابه بالكفر والشعوذة‮!. ‬ ووصل بالبعض لمقاطعة المقاهي‮...

أهمية العمل مع الشباب في الوطن العربي (Opinions) 2-06-2007
by younes naoumi
يقول العديد من الباحثين في العالم حول الشباب أن البنية السوسيوثقافية للشاب تتحكم في ميولاته واختياراته مع الاحتفاظ بهامش من الثماثل بين مختلف الشباب سواء من لندن أو عمان، أو نيويورك أو جوهانسبرغ، باعتبار المرحلة العمرية وعلاماتها الفارقة سواء...

أين أهل الـنـدى سخـاءُ الوفاء (Poetry) 10-09-2009
by meddahi
أين أهل الـنـدى سخـاءُ الوفاء خيـرهم قـد جـرى كغـيث الفضاء فإذا استـنـجد الفتـى بسخيّ يُـنـجدونه مـن فـيــــــوض العطاء ما دريتُ أمـرا جـرى من بعدي...

اســــرار التميـــــز (Opinions) 27-08-2008
by Anwar Alashwal
ماهو ســر تميز الانسان في مجال معين ؟ ماهو سبب تميز أنسان عن أخر في مجال دراسي أو عملي ؟ ما سبب تقـدم مجتمع على ألاخر اذا كان من في كلا المجتمعين هم بشر ؟هــل لدى جميع البشر نفس حجم الدماغ وتركيب العقل والجسد ؟ لماذا اذا تتفاوت القدرات وتختلف...

اصعب ما فى الكون ان نحصل على السعادة ......... (Opinions) 11-09-2008
by Adham Tobail
السعادة كلمة صغيرة بسبع حروف لكن الوصول اليها يحتاج الى مليارات الحروف .... عند الناس الذين يملكون كل شئ، كيف نحصل على السعادة خاصة فى وطننا العربى ، خاصة واننا لا نشعر بالسعادة ولا اعرف السبب فى ذلك ، اهى ظروف الحياة العامة؟ ام الفقر ؟ ام...

اطلاق القدرات الكامنه (Opinions) 2-08-2008
by Anwar Alashwal
في كثير من الاحيان اجد نفسي افكر في الطرق الصحيحه لاجراء تغيير في مجتمعي اليمني واساليب تقوية دور الشباب ومنحهم فرصه اكبر واجد نفسي محتارا في العديد من الاساليب والطرق التي تعتبر كلها صحيحه وكأن الامر اصبح مجرد دقة اختيار فطرق التغيير معروفه...

البرمجة اللغوية العصبية (Opinions) 17-10-2008
by nour halawani
دورة البرمجة اللغوية العصبية (NLP) مع المدربة نور دلالعة 14-16\10\2008 إذا لم نقد حياتك فسوف يقودك غيرك ... إلى مستقبل ليس من صنعك, وقد لا ترضى به أو عنه... من هذه العبارة سأشرح لكم ما هي البرمجة اللغوية العصبية, فهو العلم الذي يعنى بتوصيل...

البطالة العربية: الشباب المتعلم يعيش على وقع كارثة حقيقية (Opinions) 8-01-2008
by Adel Gana
التخرج...الوظيفة المناسبة للاختصاص المدروس...الدخل المرتفع الذي يؤمن الرفاهية اليومية... حلم بسيط يعيشه الشباب العربي على أمل أن تلمس أحلامهم الحقيقة يوما ما، وأن يجدوا الاستقرار في موطنهم محاولين بكامل جهودهم الهرب من سبح البطالة الذي يلاحقهم في...

التربية إلى أين (Opinions) 1-03-2009
by ahmad shareef
بين السرعة والتكنولوجيا والأحداث المتسارعة يبقى الناس ( والأهل ) منشغلين بالحياة وهمومها وبأعمالهم تاركين ومتناسين تربية الأطفال .وبالتالي يصبح أطفالنا ضحية لإهمال قد يكون مقصود، وقد يكون غير مقصود، وعند الخوض في الأمر معهم تطرق أذننا عبارات من...

التعليم العربي يسقط في مستنقع النفاق (Opinions) 18-04-2008
by Adel Gana
قبل 50 سنة مضت انحصرت المراحل التعليمية في معظم الدول العربية في: 1ـ المرحلة الابتدائية (أربع سنوات) يحصل الطالب في السنة الرابعة منها على شهادة إتمام الدراسة الابتدائية. 2ـ المرحلة الثانوية (خمس سنوات) يحصل الطالب في السنة الرابعة منها على...

التعليم في الدول العربية و ضرورة جودته (Opinions) 27-04-2008
by Adel Gana
أصبحت قضية جودة التعليم موضع اهتمام جميع المعنيين بالتعليم على الصعيد الإقليمي والعالمي، حيث يرى الكثيرون إن "السبيل" لمواجهة تحديات القرن الحادي والعشرين واغتنام الفرص يتمثل في رفع جودة نوعية التعليم وتحسين مخرجاته، إلا أن تحقيق ذلك يعد من أصعب...

الذكاوات المتعددة والطفل والأهل والأنشطة (Opinions) 28-06-2008
by Fady
الذكاء والعقل واليات التفكير تأتي في أولى اهتمامات العلماء والأبحاث دوما، ومن هذه الأبحاث والنظريات التي تتناول عقل الإنسان نظرية "الذكاوات المتعددة" أو "نظرية الذكاء المتعدد الأوجه"، فهي نظرية تسهل علينا فهم العقل و آليات التفكير و التصرف....

الشباب العربى ...... هل تاهت البوصلة (Opinions) 5-08-2008
by ABDALHADI ALIJLA
هل حقا ان الشباب العربى يتعرض لهجمة شديدة على كافى المستويات والاصعدة وهل باتت هذه الهجمة تستهدفه فى حياته اليومية وحتى فى سلوكه الشخصى , ومن جانب اخر هل حقا هو ذلك الشاب الذى العابث اللاهى الذى يستجيب لتلك الهجمة ويوفر لها الظروف...

الشباب و الجامعات اليائسة... (Opinions) 18-01-2008
by Mamdouh Osama
الشباب يتخرج من الجامعات المصرية عشرات الآلاف سنويا من الشباب وخصوصا من الكليات العلمية وفي ظل الصعوبات الاقتصادية وندرة فرص العمل للشباب وصعوبة الحصول علي وظيفة تؤمن للخريجين حياة هادئة اجتماعيا يسعى القليل( المئات) منهم لتطوير وتنمية...

الصداقة و حكمة الحكيم (Short Story) 24-01-2009
by Bendaas Abdelkrim
عرفت هذه القصة و عمري بين السادسة و السابعة رواها لي جدي رحمه الله. قال جدي اسمع يابني ساروي لك قصة حقيقية حدثت في زمن بعيد سمعتها عن والدى فخذ منها الحكمة و ارويها لابنائك من بعدى . كان في زمن بعيد شيخ كبير في السن يعيش مع زوجته و ابنهما الوحيد...

العجين والطين بصاحبة الجلالة (Opinions) 5-07-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
هل قرأ الاعلاميون عموما، والصحافيون تحديدا، تصريحات الأمين العام لإتحاد الصحفيين الدولي (إيدن وايت)، التي تصدَّرت الصحافة مؤخرا أم وضعوا في أذنهم اليمنى عجين، واليسرى طين؟!. (وايت) إتهم بعض الصحفيين البحرينيين، ومن دون أن يُسميهم، بأنهم...

العلاقة بين المدرسة والأسرة ومشاكل الطلبة (Opinions) 16-11-2007
by Adham Tobail
العلاقة بين المدرسة والأسرة علاقة تكاملية تبادلية ، فالبيت هو مورد اللبنات للمدرسة «أي التلاميذ» والمدرسة هي التي تتناول هؤلاء التلاميذ بالتربية والتعليم بالشكل الذي يتلاءم مع قدراتهم ومهاراتهم وبالشكل الذي يتطلبه المجتمع. الأسرة مسؤولة أيضاً...

العنف الأسري (Opinions) 20-05-2008
by Adham Tobail
إن عبارة العنف الأسري تحمل في طياتها تناقضاً في الدلالة والمحتوى فالأسرة ترتبط عادة بمعنى المحبة والمودة وليس العنف والصراع فالعنف الأسري يشكل خطورة كبيرة على حياة الفرد والمجتمع ، فهو من جهة يصيب الخلية الأولى في المجتمع بالخلل، مما يعيقها عن...

المخيمات الصيفية انطلاقة بلا عنف (Opinions) 25-04-2009
by Adham Tobail
المخيمات الصيفية انطلاقة بلا عنف بقلم : ادهم عدنان طبيل لا يمكن إخفاء بشاعة الظلم والاضطهاد من أمام ناظري الطفل الفلسطيني، يحاول أباء وأمهات فلسطين بكل إمكاناتهم تربية أطفالهم في بيئة طبيعية، لكن هذا ضرب من المستحيل المستحيل أمام قدرة...

المشاركة الشبابية .......... ضرورة وطنية (Opinions) 5-08-2008
by ABDALHADI ALIJLA
انطلاقا من اهمية الشباب فى بناء مجتمعاتهم وخصوصا المجتمع الفلسطيني، اذ يمثل الشباب الركن الاساسى لتكوين وتنمية المجتمع فى مختلف النشاطات الحياتية وكافة الجوانب السياسية والاقتصادية والثقافية والفكرية والعلمية . وحيث ان المشاركة الشبابية فى...

تيليسنتر سلمية بيتي الثاني (Short Story) 6-02-2008
by Nabil Eid
روزا اليازجي فتاة تبلغ من العمر إثنان وعشرون سنة ، ترتيبها الثالث بين إخوتها ، ولدت وتعاني من مشاكل صحية كثيرة منها اضطراب النطق وصعوبات التعلم في البداية لم يلاحظ الأهل ذلك ولكن عندما بلغت السادسة من عمرها لاحظ الأهل تأخرها في النطق والتعلم...

حب الخير يصنع العجب العجاب (Poetry) 19-05-2009
by meddahi
أيا قائد المـجـد شـمسَ المعاد لكم في الحياة سـوى الأمجاد كريمٌ إذا حــــلّ في أي أرضٍ يجـود بســيـبٍ على كـل بـاد لقد ودِدَتـكَ القلوب بصـدقٍ لأنك غيــثٌ جـرى فـي الشداد معمرنا قائد العــصر حكــما له في الحـياة مـــثـال الرشاد يجود...

حلم ...ملون.. قصة حقيقية (Short Story) 21-09-2008
by Zidan
حلم ... ملون ... قصة حقيقية ضعف استولى على وجهه، ثياب رثة مزقتها شمس حارقة والزمن يرتديه رسمت لي صورة واضحة للعزلة التي يعيشها بقرية مائية ابتعدت عن الحضارة وكأنها ثمود وليس فيها نبي صالح لا يتجاوز سكانها المائة يعتصرهم الفقر لا يزال...

دعوة للتفائل (Short Story) 12-12-2007
by Ahmed Mohamed Tammam
انفض غبار المشاكل عن ظهرك وقع حصان أحد المزارعين في بئر مياه عميقة ولكنها جافة، وأجهش الحيوان بالبكاء الشديد من الألم من أثر السقوط واستمر هكذا لعدة ساعات كان المزارع خلالها يبحث الموقف ويفكر كيف سيستعيد الحصان؟ ولم يستغرق الأمر طويلاً كي...

دعوة للخير (Opinions) 28-10-2008
by Zidan
كلنا نحب الخير وفعل الخير والحديث عن الخير ويثير الاستغراب ان الأشرار والمجرمين عندما نقترب منهم ونحاول التماس الأشياء المكتومة بداخلهم نجد في أنفسهم شي من الخير مخفي مخبئ او ملجوم لا يقدر ان يظهر على سطح يحاولون إخفائه بتحايل اكتشفت مؤخرا انه...

شعب يقرأ شعب لا يجوع... فماذا عن العرب؟ (Opinions) 24-11-2009
by Adel Gana
أختيرت بيروت هذا العام عاصمة عالمية للكتاب، وهي تستحق أن تكون كذلك، فتلك مدينة مازال فيها من يحلم بالكتب، ومن يكتب، ومن يطبع ومن ينشر، وبالتأكيد من يقرأ أيضا؛ قصة حدثت معي الشهر الماضي في هذه العاصمة وأنا جالس في إحدى المقاهي مع بعض الأصدقاء...

شيء من الانسانية (Opinions) 11-12-2008
by Zidan
كما يطلق عليها الجميع الظروف كلمة لم أعيرها اهتمام .. وبعدها الظروف تثاقلت الثواني الساعة دهر عصر طبشوري الظروف مارد استولى على غرفتي الظروف كلمة تقتات دموعي وجهدي وكل عرقي ومرقي الى جانبي المقهورين المغلوبين على أمرهم ضعفاء مكة ينتظرون...

ضرب الأطفال والعدوانية (Opinions) 9-12-2007
by Adham Tobail
جميع اضرابات التالية لها علاقة مباشر بالعنف ضد الأطفال اضطرابات ما بعد الصدمةPtsd، اضطرابات الشخصية الحدية Bpd اضطراب الأكل Eating Disorder اضطراب النوم Sleeping Disorder ، انخفاض تقدير الذات Low Self-esteem ، العدوانية...

قصيدة من بحر الخفيف (Poetry) 9-07-2008
by meddahi
قد سما شعري في الورى بعد التعس فأخـــــذتُ من كنهه جُـل درسي نضجتْ نفـــــــــــسي بعد أعوامها في بيـــــئةٍ كادتْ أن تُحطم هـمسي أبدعتْ نفسي...

قضايا الشباب أية مقاربة؟؟؟ (Opinions) 27-04-2008
by Adel Gana
للشباب قيمة كبرى إذ هم المستقبل ومهندسو قاطرته. ففتيان اليوم هم رجال الغد وأطره ومؤطروه، وقادته وموجهوه في شتى مناحي الحياة وميادينها.. وللشباب أهمية قصوى باعتباره سن الحيوية الدافقة والعزيمة الماضية ومرحلة القوة بين ضعفين: ضعف الصبا، وضعف...

كارثة العبارة المصرية (Opinions) 24-02-2006
by Prof.Dr. M. El-Gammal
فجعنا جميعا بحادث غرق العبارة البنمية التسجيل والمصرية بالترخيص والتي تحمل شهادة الأمن والسلامة البحرية من إحدى جهات التصنيف المعترف بها وعضو المنظمة الدولية لاتحاد هيئات التصنيف، ومع كل هذا وحتي لا تضيع معالم وأسباب الغرق وبذلك يفر المتسببين عن...

كذبة نملة (Short Story) 11-11-2007
by Dr. Radwa Reda
في أحد المرات كنت جالسةً في البرية وأقلب بصري هنا وهناك ، أنظر إلى مخلوقات الله وأتعجب من بديع صنع الرحمن .. ولفت نظري هذه النملة التي كانت تجوب المكان من حولي تبحث عن شيء لا أظن أنها تعرفه ... ولكنها تبحث وتبحث .. لا تكل .... ولا تمل...

ليلة بلا عشاء (Short Story) 5-09-2008
by Samar Samir Mezghanni
على طاولة العشاء، في ليلة باردة من ليالي الشتاء، تجرأت على سؤال والدتي:" ماما، هل يمكن لامرأة وقرد أن ينجبا طفلا؟" كنت في الخامسة عشر من عمري، أدرس مادة العلوم الطبيعية ككل التلاميذ، ومن المفترض أني تعلمت جيدا من أين يأتي الأطفال!! إلا أن ما...

ما لا يفهمه العقل (Opinions) 18-02-2009
by Radwanalmajali
الكثير منا يجلس ساعات يقضيها إما في الدراسة أو في اللعب أو في العمل. مما يطرح معه العديد من الأسئلة إلى ما تنتهي عندها ساعات اللعب والعمل والدراسة. فالهدف من إيجاد المعنى في تقديم الأشياء على الكثير من ما يقود إلى نهايات الحياة أمراً بات جزءً في...

مدرسة المسرح الصيفيه (Interviews) 28-11-2008
by errased elfani
"مدرسة صيفية للمسرح" لم يكن لقائي بهم مصادفة ، فاللغة و الأغاني و الدبكات التي يؤدونها فلسطينية بحتة ، أستطيع أن أستنتج ذلك من غنائهم لقصائد محمود درويش ، وارتجالهم لمواقف وأحداث تذكر بالقدس وأسوارها وعبق تاريخها الذي يمتد إلى بداية الزمان ،...

من إفريقيا إلى العالم: تجارة العبيد...باسم الإغاثة (Opinions) 6-01-2008
by Adel Gana
أثارت في نفسي مؤخرا قضية تهريب أطفال أفارقة من تشاد عندما علمت أنها تمت باسم منظمة ادعت أنها تقوم بأعمال الإغاثة الإنسانية، وأن ذلك تم بإذن ذويهم المغلوب على أمرهم عندما تم إبلاغهم أنها تهدف لتعليمهم، مستغلة بذلك تلهف الأهالي إلى تعليم أطفالهم،...

نحو مقروئية أكبر في وطننا العربي (Opinions) 18-04-2008
by Adel Gana
الإحصائيات تشير إلى أن معدلات الأمية في الوطن العربي رغم انخفاضها التدريجي إلا أنها تبقى مرتفعة كثيرا، في الجزائر النسبة تصل إلى 21،36 بالمئة أما في المغرب 38،5، وفي في بلد مثل السودان 57 وبما يقارب 68مليون شخص عربي أمي ... أما النسب الباقية...

هوية الشباب العربي.... أية هوية لأي شباب؟؟! (Opinions) 20-11-2008
by Adel Gana
عادل قانة القاهرة في 13/11/2008 ".... هو إنسان ذو بعد واحد، فاقد الهوية، صاحب نزعة استهلاكية، قليل الحساسية تجاه الغير، يعاني عزلة وضياعا، أسير المرحلة الراهنة والأمر الواقع والتوقيت المخيف والسرعة الفائقة والوقائع السريعة الكفيلة بأن تنسيه ما...

وثبة الجهل التي قد سكنت (Poetry) 24-12-2008
by meddahi
وثبة الجهل التي قد سكنت في ظـلـمات لا تُـرى فـيها الأكف العلم محـجــوز هـناك لا يشف قد تعطل عُقـــــــــــيل مُستـنير من حــمــاقة حــــوارها يلف كيف تنطلق...

وزارة التعليم العالي ووكالة الغوث (Opinions) 31-05-2008
by Adham Tobail
وزارة التعليم العالي ووكالة الغوث كينج و العلمي النجاح والفشل إن تعليم أطفالنا وطلابنا وشبابنا علوم العصر من المعلوماتية والثقافة والفن والعلوم والأدب العالمي والتجارة العالمية والإنتاج العلمي والصناعي والسياحة ,والتسلح والانفتاح على...

يوم العلم (Poetry) 8-04-2009
by meddahi
قد أحبت نفـسي دروس الهبات متـجـــــــددة كمــــــثـل الحـياة وأجوب كل الميــــــــادين مثل نحــلةٍ قـد رعـت زهور النبات مَن يــــــروم علـما عليه بصبرٍ...

‘DRUGS ARE NOT CHILD’S PLAY’ (Opinions) 28-11-2006
by precious ebisintei
YOUTHS AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND CHILD TRAFFICKING (YADACT) Presents The Paper ‘DRUGS ARE NOT CHILD’S PLAY’ In Nigeria today, whenever the word drug is mentioned most people refer to its as tablets or pain killers which when taken,...

‘Normal’ Redefined for Students (Opinions) 28-09-2001
by Yasmary Mora
Leaders on all levels, from President George W. Bush to Student Union President Jukay Hsu, have preached the importance of a return to normalcy, exalting the productive and therapeutic benefits of routine. But for Stuyvesant students, displaced...

“Peace is not a season, It is a way of life.” (Opinions) 10-11-2002
by Ali Raza Khan
“Peace is not a season, It is a way of life.” It is indeed peace that brings about real happiness to people and countries. Therefore it does not refer to a particular period of the year or a particular era in history. It is throughout the...

“Promote solidarity , partnership and reciprocity among generations!” (Opinions) 23-03-2006
by Ina GJIKONDI
Hear a story, pass it on, your past is my past, sharing stories builds common bonds. Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both...

“Ser” e “ter” (Poetry) 23-06-2011
by Yan Paiva Campos
Estou farto de pessoas ignorantes De pessoas interessantes De cachorros na coleira que esperam seus donos e alguns ossos para roer Estou farto de pessoas que não se conhecem a ponto de não saber do que precisam. Abaixo os intolerantes...