Articles by Hoosen Vawda

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“Eulogy” for James Bond: World Peace Is at Peril
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Oct 2021

1 Oct 2021 – The Glorious End

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Superbug: “The Annihilator”
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Oct 2021

The Final Nemesis of Humanoids

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The Saga of Filicide
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

The Epitome of Mental Illness

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In the Guise of Converting the Heathens
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Sep 2021

The Oppression of Indigenous Peoples in the Name of Religion

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The Perilous Odyssey of the Whistleblower
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

9 Sep 2021 – Easy Life or Painful Death, the Choice Has to Be Made – A Warning to Future Whistleblowers

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His Master’s Voice, His Master’s Eyes, and His Master’s Ears
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Sep 2021

The Colonial Legacy of the Controlling Master Perpetuates in the 21st Century

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Live to Eat and Eat to Die
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Aug 2021

But There Is No Time to Die, There Is Just Enough Time to Suffer – Hail the Intestinal Microbiome

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Global Industrial Fires, Explosions, Environmental Pollution, and Human Suffering
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Aug 2021

Déjà Vu from Bhopal 1984 to Durban 2021

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Global Wildfires: Methane, the Final Nemesis of Climatic Degradation
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Aug 2021

12 Aug 2021 – The Occult Adversary Remains Invisible – Mother Earth is screaming for help and is dying from humanoid caused destructive activities, which are violently disturbing the balances operative in the various, fragile ecosystems.

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The March of Hatred in South Africa: One Bullet, One Indian
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Aug 2021

It Was One Settler, One Bullet – Now It Is One Indian, One Bullet

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South Africa Durban Riots 1949–The Destruction of Cato Manor and Murder of People of Indian Origins
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Aug 2021

28 Jul 2021 – History Repeats Itself: The Sad Odyssey of Indian Suburb of Cato Manor–Land Expropriated by the Whites and Destroyed by the Blacks

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South Africa: The Long Walk to Freedom and a Short Walk to Nowhere
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jul 2021

21 Jul 2021 – The Values Espoused by Madiba Are Burnt in the Civil Unrest

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South Africa Is Burning: The Legacy of Mandela Is Dead for a Nation of Thieves
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jul 2021

12 Jul 2021 – It is indeed ironic that South Africa is “celebrating” Mandela Day on 18th July marking the birthday of the great international icon, amid serious civil unrest, resulting in the deaths of 72 South Africans. In reality, the week has become a period of national mourning and reflection on the profound legacy left by the Great Madiba, as did Mahatma Gandhi in India.

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Death of Mohammed Yusuf Khan, India Made Him into an Icon: Dilip Kumar
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jul 2021

The Odyssey of a Peshwarian into a Global Cinematic Giant

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Dr Edward Jenner, the Father of Vaccination, in the Context of Covid-19 Pandemic
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jul 2021

The Challenges of Fighting Smallpox and SARS Cov-2 Remain Unchanged

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Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country- Hollywood in South Africa: 1951 and Bollywood Has Come As Well
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2021

The Challenges of Filming in Different Eras and Regimes

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Endogenous Racism against People of African Origins–Tulsa and Sharpeville: Parallels in History (Part 2)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jun 2021

16 Jun 2021 – Historically, the month of June in the Gregorian calendar is significantly important in terms of liberation of the Black people, globally. The United States Congress approves a bill, marking “Juneteenth: June 19th, a federal holiday, formally marking the end of slavery, and reflects the story of pain, separation, human bondage and highlights the bigotry of African chiefs who sold their own subjects to white colonial slavers for a few trinkets.

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Endogenous Racism against People of African Origins–Tulsa and Sharpeville: Parallels in History (Part 1)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jun 2021

The Global Injustices towards Black People – June 1st 2021 marked the centennial of the Race Riots now called the Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, which led to the killing 300 North Americans of African origins, destroying their residences, businesses, and eradicating “The Black Wall Street” of Oklahoma forever.

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Covid-19 Plastics: The Good, the Bad and the Pretty–Art from Pollution
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jun 2021

One Person’s Thrash Is another Person’s Creativity

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Covid 19 Pandemic: Body Disposal Crisis–What to Do with Dead People in a Living World? (Part 2)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 May 2021

25 May 2021 – Towards an Eternal Presence – Death and dying, as well as mechanism of body disposal have been a challenge for humanoids since genesis of man, as related in the scriptures of Abrahamic faiths.

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Covid 19 Pandemic: Body Disposal Crisis–What to Do with Dead People in a Living World? (Part 1)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 May 2021

No Place to Die – The pandemic created a new challenge of what to do with dead people in a living world? This is caused by the increasing numbers of deaths, globally, as a direct result of the pandemic.

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Covid 19 Pandemic: Scriptural and Historical Perspectives
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 May 2021

14 May 2021 – The Vengeance of the Lord of Mother Earth – In the present SARS Co-2 pandemic, the situation is no different and is historically reenacting the scenario of the past occurrences of plagues, pandemics and other doomsday warnings of the ancients as well as voices from antiquities.

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Covid 19 Crisis in India
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 May 2021

Resurrection and Rise of Humanity, Community Assistance from Sikhs, Individuals and the Indigent, Corporations/Bollywood Conspicuous Silence

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In the Shadow and Shade of Apartheid in South Africa: Post-Liberation Impact on the Rainbow Nation
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 May 2021

South Africa has annually celebrated “The Freedom Day” on 27 Apr since 1994, when the oppressive regime of the Whites Only Nationalist Party, which was in power since 1948, finally gave way to a democratically elected, first Black president of South Africa.

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Climate Crisis, Diet/Obesity, Covid-19: Eat Correctly, Save the Planet and Self
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Apr 2021

A Cauldron of Evil Affecting Humanoids – We are facing an existential threat. If we continue along our current path, scientists say that the consequences will be devastating, having implications on where we live, how we grow food and other services vital to our well-being. A 2°C increase could mean more heat waves, a ten-fold increase in Arctic ice-free summers and a complete wipe-out of the world’s coral reefs, home to millions of species.

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The New Pandemic of Disease and Death: Global Obesity 2021, in Company of Covid-19
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Apr 2021

14 Apr 2021- Obesity is not just a condition but is now officially classified as a disease, like Heart or Lung Disease and is therefore medically managed. It may be classified into two broad categories of types: Lifestyle Obesity and Pathological Obesity. Obesity and Covid Concurrently: Guaranteed Death

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Award a Nobel Prize for Peace and Nurture the Killing Fields of Humanity
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Apr 2021

A Trail of Destruction of Two Nobel Laureates in Recent History

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Antiquities, Monuments, Statues, Heritage Sites and Colonial Legacy versus Divergent Cultures, Philosophies, Ethnic Nationalism and Religious Beliefs
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Apr 2021

1 Apr 2021 – A Global Dilemma between Preservation of the Past and the Destruction of Human History – The bottom line is that the oppressed must not transform themselves into the oppressors.  This philosophy was espoused by the first democratically elected President Nelson Mandela of South Africa in 1994, in a bloodless transformation of power from the previous oppressive white minority government.

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Hate Crime, Xenophobia, Racism, Sinophobia, Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism: Call It What You Will, a Crime Has Been Committed
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Mar 2021

I am of the opinion that human beings, from the time of evolution, were hunters and hoarders to ensure their individual survival, instead of ensuring the good of others and the community as a whole. 

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The Use and Outcomes of Complementary and Alternative Medical Systems in the Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Mar 2021

Global and South African Perspectives: A Holistic Approach

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To Share or Not to Share Intellectual Property Rights: Covid Vaccine Patents and Developing Countries
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Mar 2021

12 Mar 2021 – The availability and approval of different vaccines against Covid were globally welcomed but have faced a series of challenges: problems with the production of the vaccine, with supply chain management, availability of stocks to vaccinate, who should receive the vaccine first, government officials “jumping the queue”, corruption in distribution, the rich are vaccinated the poor excluded, vaccine apartheid in Israel, export bans of vaccines… [read on]

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A Review of the National Strategic Plan: South Africa an Odyssey of Domestic Violence
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Mar 2021

The Presidential Summit against Gender-based Violence and Femicide is primarily an outcome of the mobilisation efforts by women living in South Africa who, on 1 Aug 2018, marched to express their indignation against the increasing levels of gender-based violence and femicide in the country, coupled with the ineffective judicial system, over the past years.

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The Spectre of Domestic Violence and Its Progeny: A South African Perspective
Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

25 Feb 2021 – This singular act of people staying at home resulted in an increase in generalised domestic violence and the birth of its progenies in the form of GBV-Gender Based Violence and VAWAC-Violence Against Women and Children. According to non-governmental organization, Amnesty International, GBV increased in at least five southern African countries during different Covid-19 lockdowns

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To Farm or Not to Farm in Developing Countries
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2021

19 Feb 2021 – The week has been an interesting one full of global challenges. Recent developments in India, Brazil, Ivory Coast and South Africa with reference to farming trends are becoming a major threat to international food security, empire building of various corporations, as well as the stability of governments, impacting on climate change.

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SARS Cov-2 Pandemic in South Africa and the Astra Zeneca Vaccine Fiasco
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Feb 2021

The Sad Odyssey of South Africa Continues for the Rainbow Nation

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Reply to the Message of His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo to the People of Myanmar and the World Following the Coup
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Feb 2021

I am in receipt of a 4 Feb 2021 message from His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, following a coup in Myanmar. The good Cardinal calls for calm, release of prisoners and urges the West to avoid sanctions against the oppressive military regime of Myanmar. A Time for Reflection

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