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Gays becoming more tactical

Gays becoming more tactical

By Chidi Emmanuel



They look very responsible and are always eager to help. Many offer gifts at random with smiles on their faces. Beware of these ‘innocent’ looking faces that appear to be harmless many are gays roaring around on the streets looking for preys. At the bus stops, they offer lift enthusiastically even when you don’t need them. To them every nationality is good and nice. Nothing makes them angry, as they are hell bent on getting you on… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on July 8, 2010 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

Welcome to South Africa- it’s possible

Welcome to South Africa- it’s possible







By Chidi Emmanuel



‘Yes we can’ -The road to South Africa



KUWAIT: After years of unrelenting hard work and intense global scrutiny of its ability to deliver, the ‘Rainbow Nation’ is telling the world ‘Yes We Can.’ South Africa has produced 11 World Cup stadia - matching and exceeding international standards. In an exclusive interview with the Kuwait Times, the South African Ambassador Extraordinary and… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on June 7, 2010 at 5:15pm — 2 Comments

Is Paracetamol the only drug made for Kuwait expatriates?

Is Paracetamol the only drug

made for Kuwait expatriates?



By Chidi Emmanuel, Staff Writer





Is Paracetamol the only medicine made for the expatriates in Kuwait hospitals and clinics despite our KD 50 yearly medical insurance?" Ahmed Abdullah, a disenchanted Egyptian expatriate, queried in dismay as he narrated his ordeal at Farwaniya hospital. "The last time I came here, I was given Paracetamol and Cephalexin and the doctor told me to come back after four days if… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on May 14, 2010 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

Nigeria 'safe, good for business': Kuwait envoy

Nigeria 'safe, good for business': Kuwait envoy…

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Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 15, 2010 at 4:57pm — 2 Comments

The power of L-O-V-E



By Chidi Emmanuel

It is a four-letter word that has a lot more than its dictionary meaning as it cuts across race, religion, culture and tradition. A lot has been said about love. Some say love is blind, while others say it is not blind but rather - it sees more but chooses to see less as it ignores others. All clerics preach about love but few people explore the intricacies of love. Ordinarily, one must be in love - for one thing or the other. No matter who you are, there must be… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on March 16, 2010 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Chidi Emmanuel- Curvy, bootylicious mannequins provoke protest

Curvy, bootylicious mannequins provoke protest…

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Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on March 10, 2010 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Chidi Emmanuel=Amir inaugurates major petrochemical project

Amir inaugurates major petrochemical project… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on February 25, 2010 at 3:20pm — No Comments

EQUATE CEO lists gains, sees bright future

EQUATE CEO lists gains, sees bright future…

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Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on February 25, 2010 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Planning is about drawing from the past to decide in the present what to do in the future.

Planning is about drawing from the past to decide in the present what to do in the future.

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on February 4, 2010 at 5:59pm — No Comments

‘Hijab is not a ticket to heaven’

‘Hijab is not a ticket to heaven’



To veil or not to veil?

Kuwaiti women face off





By Chidi Emmanuel



KUWAIT: As the row over the wearing of the hijab, veil, niqab and burqa continues to rage, the Kuwait Times recently talked with some female Kuwaiti students at Kuwait University about the issue. Below are some excerpts of their views about the controversy over the subject. While many Muslims see wearing the veil as a religious obligation for women, some… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on January 29, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Paan, guthka eaters on ‘spitting rampage’

Paan, guthka eaters on ‘spitting rampage’

Kuwait ‘going red’ as

other cities go green



By Chidi Emmanuel

KUWAIT: As other cities of the world go ‘green and clean’, Kuwait City appears to be going red with red-dabbed walls, cat shit, garbage, crowded buses, unruly auto drivers and the list is endless. From the edges of the elevator to that of the public buses, one will always be greeted with a disgusting red-like salivary substances carefully deposited at one corner by… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on January 21, 2010 at 5:20pm — No Comments

"It is better to be a failure to what you like than to be a success to what you hate"

 It is better to be a failure to what you like than to be a success to what you hate.

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on December 17, 2009 at 1:48am — No Comments

The plights of maids

The plights of maids



Al-Razi last stop for distressed maids





By Chidi Emmanuel, Staff writer







KUWAIT: Lying helplessly on her bed in the female ward of the Al-Razi Hospital, Sarah (last name withheld), a Sri Lankan maid, could not contain her tears as she narrated her ordeal. "I had no option other than to jump from the third floor of the building after I received the worst beating of my life from my madam. She locked me inside the bathroom and… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on December 13, 2009 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Sharjah Grand Prix 2009 kicks off

‘The mother of all races’





Sharjah Grand Prix 2009 kicks off





By Chidi Emmanuel





SHARJAH: The Sharjah Grand Prix 2009 Championship kicks off today (10th December 2009) at the Sharjah Khalid Lagoon. The two-day event branded as ‘the mother of the races’ was organized by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA). Participants were drawn from across the globe including -American Jay Price, UAE Thani Al Qamzi, Finish Sami Seilo,… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on December 10, 2009 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Curvy, bootylicious mannequins provoke protest

Curvy, bootylicious mannequins provoke protest







Published Date: October 02, 2009

By Chidi Emmanuel, Staff writer







Male passersby couldn't stop casting lustful glances at the provocative mannequin at one shop in a big mall in Kuwait. A mannequin is a life-size full or partial representation of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes. Whereas some see them as tailors' dummies, others say that some of them at least are very… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on November 14, 2009 at 12:56am — No Comments

Spare the moon for Ramadan

Spare the moon for Ramadan

By Chidi Emmanuel









Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran," US Senator McCain jokingly said during one of his interviews when asked about the Iranian nuclear threat during the US presidential election campaign. Although it was a joke, many people cried foul over the comment. In the past, Americans have bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Vietnam, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, etc. As if these are not enough, their bombs couldn't spare the only moon… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on October 13, 2009 at 7:53pm — No Comments

DOES OBAMA REALLY DESERVE THIS AWARD?

America weakened, Russia growing stronger, Iran emboldened, North Korea resuming nuclear activities, Middle East peace stalled, Guantanamo still operating, US drones still killing innocent Pakistanis and Afghans, Africa worst than ever in terms of aid etc…….. the question is ----
DOES OBAMA REALLY DESERVE THIS AWARD?

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on October 9, 2009 at 9:25pm — 1 Comment

Chidi Emmanuel: Hostile work environment kills

Hostile work environment kills



By Chidi Emmanuel



As cases of killings, suicides and suicide-attempts keep grabbing the headlines in Kuwait newspapers, one will not stop but to ask why all these workers tried to take these extreme measures rather than living in fear and disgrace. Some of these workers are subjected to a hostile working environment. Most of these maids (victims) claim to have been treated badly in their workplaces. Some were/are being humiliated, tortured… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on June 29, 2009 at 7:08pm — 1 Comment

Desertification posing a threat

Desertification posing a threat





Published Date: June 11, 2009

By Chidi Emmanuel, Staff writer







KUWAIT: Desertification has been identified as one of the major environmental problems that pose a global threat. This was highlighted at the International Training Workshop on Legislative Efforts in Funding Desertification Project held yesterday at the Movenpick Hotel under the patronage of the Nigerian Ambassador to Kuwait, Bala Ahmed Gusau. In his keynote… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on June 12, 2009 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Using media as WMD- media terrorism

Using media as WMD



By Chidi Emmanuel







KUWAIT: The role of the media in every society is to promote peace and to inform the public of events around the world. Media can contribute a lot to society. Journalists can change people’s opinions because they have access to people, which gives them a lot of strength. This strength can be used constructively by informing and educating people destructively by inciting and misleading them. The power of the media can… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on May 13, 2009 at 11:04pm — No Comments

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