Category Archives: Features/Essays/Articles
Features showcase that person you should know about; that action that is making a difference; that event you do not wanna miss; that movie you can’t afford not to watch; that music/musician you must follow. In a short recap, Features will be featuring that person/event/thing that makes a difference, focusing more on the Immigrant but not limited. As already told time and again, writing is one of my passions. I do not only write stories, I write anything that comes to mind. For all those who follow me on facebook, you know I just cant stop writing. I will be sharing essays I write on current affairs and other topics. If you have a topic you think is what writing about, please suggest. I will be glad to write a piece on it. If you have written something you will like to share, I will be glad to share it here as well.
It is common knowledge that our health is usually what we eat. The risk of many health issues such as obesity, stroke, heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases could be minimized with a healthy nutritious diet. There are many risk factors (excess fat, sugar, salt, smooking …) that could contribute to poor health. Our main focus today however will be on Fats. Read the rest of this entry
Meet George Mel, the 23-year-old South Sudanese who built a plane in his back yard, amidst fighting and shooting close to his home. Mel, who is now employed by the South Sudan Air Force dreams of studying Aeronautical Engineering, aiming to one day develop a farming drone to spray crops as well as design and build full-size planes.
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On today’s issue, we will talk about two vigorous Cameroonians, Louis Nforbelie Ngwa and Nicoline Neh Tamufor Epse Ngwa, who having partly lived, travelled and worked abroad, decided it was time to invest and give back to the community some of the knowledge and experiences gained in the foreign. Nicoline had the privilege of living abroad as a child and teenager, as her parents were diplomats. Louis, a university of Yaounde 1 graduate and a construction environmentalist, is currently working on the SCPX pipeline project in Azerbaijan. He has worked in several countries on various pipeline projects including the Chad Cameroon Pipleline project in 2001, BTC/SCP Pipeline project in Georgia, Sakhalin Pipeline project in Russia, WREP project in Azerbaijan, Ambatovy Slurry pipeline project in Madagascar and the PNG-LNG pipelines project in Papua New Guinea.
“If you want to really hurt you parents, and you don’t have the nerve to be gay, the least you can do is go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.”
Kurt Vonnegut – Read the rest of this entry