Martyn Drakard

Coronavirus reading: Courage, betrayal and survival in wartime Eastern Europe
30 Mar 2020 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Eastern Europe, war stories, WWII
The stories of a Jewish father and son

Beyond sadness, a saving hope
11 Sep 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: depression, hope, melancholy
A writer finds there is a remedy for the “black dog” of depression.

Judge appointments spark gay rights debate in Kenya
6 Jun 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, Kenya, same-sex marriage
Will gay law reform be on the agenda if two controversial nominees interpret the country's new constitution?

Where’s the welcome mat?
7 Apr 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, immigration, refugees
European hostility and xenophobia towards African refugees perplexes Africans.

Africans puzzled by Western attacks on faith
11 Jan 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Christianity, history, religion
Africans cannot understand why Christians in the Christian West should be persecuted for expressing their faith in public.

What’s wrong with African soccer?
10 Jul 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, World Cup
African stars excel in Europe. Why not at home?

Why is Hillary pushing gay rights upon Africa?
6 Jul 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, homosexuality
Let the Secretary of State lavish praise on her LGBT employees. But she mustn't expect to be applauded in Kenya. 

The wheels of international justice in Africa
9 Jun 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, ICC, justice, reconciliation
Progress with the International Criminal Court has been very slow.

Swerve with verve
25 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, transport, Uganda
Motorcycle taxis in Kampala have to negotiate potholes so big they have names.

Africa: religious fault-line?
23 Apr 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Christianity, Islam
Sub-Saharan Africa is volatile, but that is by no means all down to religious tensions.

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