This week we’ve got tributes to the dearly departed, gun violence statistics, Freddie Mercury biopic news, and more. Let’s get right to it.
It was just another late Thursday night. A few friends and I were sitting around, drinking whiskey, and shooting the shit in Uganda’s bustling capital city, Kampala. We were somewhere between hilarious sex stories and creepy dude stories when my BBC Breaking News tone sounded. As a bit, I picked it up and read it out loud in my very serious journalist voice: “South Africa confirms the death of Nelson Mandela.” The words were out of my mouth before I had even registered what I was saying. Read More Mourning Nelson Mandela
Make yourself a mug of hot cocoa, or maybe a hot toddy, and let’s jump right into some of this week’s news stories.
I turned thirteen in 1994. I started eight grade, I reluctantly stopped playing with my Barbie dolls because I decided that thirteen was way too grown-up for dolls, and I spent a lot of time in the library (sadly, my card catalogue knowledge is useless these days). Read More P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1994 with Zahra
What is that you say? It’s following the oral arguments to guess at the ruling.
This edition of African news hits a few interesting areas. We’ve got political details and women’s health news after the jump. Read More News in Africa: 12/13/2012
Whoooo, what a week. We are incorporating these news-bits into our weekly schedule, so look for roundups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. And since today is Monday, let’s just jump right in. Read More News Appetizers! Cheaper and more delicious than the entrees you’ll get elsewhere.