Katy Scott: I remember being entertained for hours watching snails become quite spectacularly sozzled in the buckets of beer my mother left out to drown them in. Interestingly enough, I’ve found it takes approximately a bucket of beer for our generation to come out of their shells too.
Vincent Supparayen and Sajjad Karamsi : Uhuru Kenyatta was declared President of Kenya last Saturday, March 9th after a terse election process closely followed the world over.
With a record turnout of 86%, Kenyans queued for hours to exercise their right to vote with the spectre of the post-election violence of 2007 still in everyone’s mind. International news agencies meanwhile mobilised en masse for what they expected to be a repeat of those events.
Uthman Quick : There is a place in the world today where people of different ethnicities are separated by concrete walls.
On one side of the wall, residents enjoy a life similar to that available in some developed European cities. On the other side of the wall most people live under constant humiliation, degradation and enforced poverty.
Leke Oluwole: Le Spice Boy, Golden Balls, Becks, DB7 or simply David Beckham, it seems like everywhere he goes the media follows and swoons over him in legions.
As a footballer whose impact off the pitch seems to overwhelm his impact on it, it was very obvious once he announced his decision not to extend his contract at LA Galaxy that football clubs would fall head over heels in an attempt to sign the superstar.
Bruce Hughes: Do you consider yourself a bit of a sportsperson. You achieved a fair few accolades at school and your friends convinced you that within the next couple of years you could be battling Djokovic, Messi, Armstrong (and his armada of drugs), or whoever else it is at the top of your sport.
You left school with hope in your heart and lofty ambitions of podiums and champagne. Now you’re four weeks into varsity, or maybe it’s a year and four weeks, and you seemed to have regressed in every aspect of your game.