The First Photograph of a Black Hole There has finally been physical evidence of a black hole captured through photography. Black holes had been predicted through the mathematical work of Albert Einstein and Karl Swarzschild. However, there was no direct means of detecting this strange phenomenon in outer space. The Event Horizon Telescope collected data […]Read more "Most Significant Events of 2019"
Jacob Zuma Was Removed From Office It was once thought that President Jacob Zuma was untouchable. However, he was resigned from office in 2018 under allegations of fraud in association with the Gupta family. The former president has to face criminal charges for misuse of government funds. There have been allegations over the years, […]Read more "Most Significant Events of 2018"
Yahya Jammeh Forced into Exile President Yahya Jammeh was forced into exile. When elections were held in 2016 he initially accepted defeat from his challenger Adama Barrow. Jammeh even gave a concession speech. However, he then later decided to contest the results. This then sparked a political crisis, which gained the attention of both Nigeria […]Read more "Most Significant Events of 2017"
The 21st century will not be one of calm. History continues with an erratic path. The year 2016 will be significant, because of the change in global political culture. Nativist populism has spread in the United States and the European continent in reaction to globalization, immigration, and supranational organizations. There is an unsettling specter of […]Read more "The Most Significant Events of 2016"