Hats Off To The Librarians!

Hats Off To The Librarians!

For eight long days after the rebels set fire to the building that housed a large and unique collection of ancient manuscripts, the alarm echoed inside. And for eight long days, the world feared with the people of Timbuktu that the manuscripts were lost. Footage of the clashes between rebel groups and French and Malinese … Continue reading

Remembering the water

Remembering the water

The survivors usually don’t talk about it. Many of them haven’t mentioned it for years, often haven’t even discussed it with their spouses and children. “Why burden someone else with it?” is a remark you more often get to hear, after pressing on. “Life is about moving forward, God willing”, they say, “about raising your … Continue reading