Daily Archives: 05/02/2024

Battle of Allatoona, October 5th, 1864, The by William Ludlow (1843 – 1901)

This is an account of the Union army’s strategies and activities in protecting a Union garrison at Allatoona in Bartow Country, Georgia during the Civil War. – Summary by Jeffery Smith Post Views: 3

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How Rwanda’s literary giants promoted their country’s rich culture through their work

Authors and poets whose work has preserved Rwanda’s history and future Originally published on Global Voices From left to right: Alexis Kagame, screenshot from, ‘Amateka n’ amabanga ya Padiri ALEXIS KAGAME: Menya ukuri‘. Fair use. Scholastique Mukasonga, Immaculée Ilibagiza and … Continue reading

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Ultra Sonic DJ dies after short cancer battle

DJ Mallorca Lee, 51, revealed his terminal diagnosis to fans four weeks ago. Post Views: 4

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Abraham Lincoln’s Lyceum Address, with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt by Various

Long before he was President and having just started his law practice, 28-year-old Abraham Lincoln delivered (January 27, 1838) a speech on the dangers of mob rule. Seeming to speak to our present time, he warned that mobs, or people … Continue reading

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How do I choose an apprenticeship, and is the pay good?

Going to school, college or university five days a week is not the only way to get a qualification. Post Views: 3

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Cara Delevingne to make West End debut in Cabaret

The actress and model will play the role of Sally Bowles in the revival of the hit musical. Post Views: 3

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History of the Norwegian People, Volume 2 by Knut Gjerset (1865 – 1936)

A detailed and exhaustive history of the Norwegian People, written in two volumes. This second volume deals with Norwegian History from the 14th century to beyond Norwegian independence from Sweden in 1905, and covers topics such as: The Kalmar Union, … Continue reading

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Jacob Elordi accused of grabbing reporter’s throat

The Saltburn and Euphoria star is allegedly involved in an confrontation in Sydney, Australia. Post Views: 3

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Ian Lavender: I’d be a fool to have regrets

The actor became a global star as the “stupid boy” Frank Pike in Dad’s Army. Post Views: 4

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VATICANO – Nomina del Sotto-Segretario del Dicastero per l’Evangelizzazione, Sezione per le questioni fondamentali dell’evangelizzazione nel mondo

Città del Vaticano – Il Santo Padre ha nominato Sotto-Segretario del Dicastero per l’Evangelizzazione, Sezione per le questioni fondamentali dell’evangelizzazione nel mondo, il Reverendo Monsignore Graziano Borgonovo, finora Officiale del Dicastero per la Dottrina della Fede. Mons. Borgonovo è nato … Continue reading

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Tyla’s Grammy win fuels South Africa-Nigeria rivalry

South Africa’s Tyla beats four Nigerian stars at the Grammys, as the rivals prepare for the Afcon semi-final. Post Views: 3

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Dad’s Army star Ian Lavender dies aged 77

Birmingham-born Lavender became a household name thanks to his role as Private Pike in the BBC sitcom. Post Views: 5

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AFRICA/SENEGAL – “Sono turbato come tutti i senegalesi per il rinvio del voto” dice l’arcivescovo di Dakar

Dakar – “Come molti dei nostri concittadini sono turbato per quel che sta accadendo” afferma alla stampa Benjamin Ndiaye, arcivescovo di Dakar, capitale del Senegal, dopo che il 3 febbraio il Presidente Macky Sall ha annunciato il rinvio a tempo … Continue reading

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BBC sacks employee who shared anti-Semitic posts

Dawn Queva, a scheduling coordinator at BBC Three, wrote several anti-Semitic posts on Facebook. Post Views: 1

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Celine Dion Grammy surprise and Jay Z backs Beyonce

Dion got a rapturous reception when she emerged to present the best album trophy to Taylor Swift. Post Views: 2

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Garraway ‘grateful’ for support before GMB return

The TV presenter gave an emotional interview on the daytime show ahead of her comeback on Thursday. Post Views: 2

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World-Power and Evolution by Ellsworth Huntington (1876 – 1947)

Every important aspect of human knowledge must be considered in its relation to both space and time. In “Civilization and Climate” the problem of the effect of physical environment upon human progress was discussed in its relation to space. It … Continue reading

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AFRICA/NIGERIA – Rapiti due religiosi nello Stato di Plateau: in Nigeria ci si interroga sulle complicità nel settore bancario per il pagamento dei riscatti

Abuja – Due missionari Claretiani sono stati rapiti la notte del 1° febbraio nello Stato del Plateau nella Nigeria centrale da alcuni uomini armati.Si tratta di p. Ken Kanwa CMF, parroco della chiesa St. Vincent De Paul Fier, diocesi di … Continue reading

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ASIA/FILIPPINE – Prudenza e ampio discernimento, prima di cambiare la Costituzione, chiedono i Vescovi 

Manila – Un confronto, una riflessione, un discernimento più approfondito e più ampio sulle proposte di revisione della Carta costituzionale, per far sì che il paese non prenda una china pericolosa verso l’autoritarismo: è quanto chiedono i Vescovi filippini di … Continue reading

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Grammy for Scots producer who wrote huge SZA hit

Blair Ferguson, 20, wins a Grammy for best R&B song for his work on SZA’s US smash hit Snooze. Post Views: 3

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