How to “Madame President”

Madame President is not referring to the madame who did not become president of the United States of America. Hillary Clinton did not make it.  The title, however, refers to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a lady from Liberia, who has achieved political experience over many years. At her pinnacle she became president of the West African … Continue reading How to “Madame President”

Don’t vilify Conrad

The book is controversial or it has been made controversial by readers and critics.  The Heart of Darkness, is it about the African darkness. The darkness of the immense forests of the former Belgian colony Congo? Or is it the darkness of the Congolese soul, to which Joseph Conrad travelled?  Or is it the darkness … Continue reading Don’t vilify Conrad