Lets recap the year 2014. The hip and happening, or rather, ‘The have happened’. The tragic, unjust, and wicked happened during 2014. Not only the bad has happened but the good, true and tremendous have happened. These are some of the world incidences or spoke about stories that I recall of this year. Definitely will I never remember all but the least I do, are a part of my list.
Boko Haram, officially called Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’Awat Wal-Jihad (People Committed to the Prophet’s Teaching s for Propagation Jihad) is a militant Islamist movement in North-East Nigeria designated by the US as a terrorist organisation in November 2013 and has killed more than 5000 civilians between July 2009-June 2014, including at least 2000 in the first half of 2014.
ALL EYES ON SOUTH AFRICA. Oscar Pistorius, in the dock during his murder trial accused of the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Civilians burned in a church in Nigeria by Boko Haram
Protests with placards written ‘Bring the girls home’ after the kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram.
COUNTRY IN CRISIS:
Lesotho military overthrow was also among 2014 popular headlines, putting South Africa at the edge of risk
Marikana Commission of Inquiry: Speaking on behalf of those who lost their lives on August 16 in S.A
Accused of faking qualifications, Zandlie Tshabala of South African Broadcasting Channel (SABC)
Rest in Peace:
Nat Nakasa, a veteran journalist who has left a mark in S.A
T.B Joshua’s church collapse in Nigeria causing death which lead to S.A families with emotional scars.
The brightest star: Remembering Robin Williams.
2014 Miss World with South African Rolene Strauss crowned at London.
Remember Tania Clarence? Mother of 4 who suffocated her 3 disabled children in South West London
US-CUBAN Headline: Shook the world. President Obama make peace relations with Cuban President Raul Castro.
WE LOST IN 2014: Phenomenal Woman, poet, author, activist and an inspiration, Angelou Maya left her mark.
FLIGHT OZ8501 MISSING:
A Singapore Air Force C-130 prepares to take off from Paya Lebar Air base in search AirAsia flight on 30 December 2014
WORLD WARS: ISIS
#BringBackOurGirls Campaign at Nigeria earlier in 2014
WORLD CHAMPIONS: Germany takes the lead during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Accused of orchestrating the murder of his wife Anni Dewani, Shrian Dewani in a South African court during the trial in the mother city Cape Town
WORLD DISASTERS: 8.2 earthquake in North Chile.
S.A Parliament qualms and fights.
OUTSPOKEN: Kim and Kanye are the talk of the town after a beautiful wedding.
THE FUTURE IS IN THE YOUNG! Hong Kong Protests: China Blocks BBC Website Amid Pro-Democracy Student Movement.
CLAIMING THOUSANDS OF LIVES IN 2014!
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, also simply called Ebola has killed 25% of 90% of those infected. This Fatal illness occurred in remote villages in Central Africa with recent outbreak in West Africa.