Author Archive for Karnie Sharp

15
Oct
08

Talking Points 15th October

Hello everyone, it’s Karnie with you today. Global markets looked happier yesterday BUT today markets slide as fears of recession resurface. The finger is still being pointed in the direction of bankers. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 15th October’

10
Oct
08

Talking Points 10th October

Hi all it’s Karnie with you..Every waking day is spent thinking about the credit crisis. It’s certainly become second nature to me. I wake up every day wondering, “What’s the latest? And have things improved?” Today shares across the globe have fallen, despite intervention. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 10th October’

08
Oct
08

Talking points 9th October

Hi everyone..it’s Karnie today. Here’s something to get you started: The financial crisis is still dominating global news..shares have risen across the globe following government intervention. A slow start, but perhaps in the right direction? BUT as yet nobody has been blamed. Continue reading ‘Talking points 9th October’

26
Sep
08

Talking Points 26th September

Goodmorning, it’s Karnie with you today..

The 700 billion dollar rescue US deal has stalled. The proposal indicates each American taxpayer will pay out 5,300 dollars to rescue the banking system and save the world economy from catastrophe. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 26th September’

22
Sep
08

On air: Do you want America to be the world’s policeman?

Hi It’s Karnie with you this morning.  Ros has already put up a post and I’m just adding to it.  He will be in  Dallas on the BBC bus  today.  WHYS will be live from this restaurant. Continue reading ‘On air: Do you want America to be the world’s policeman?’

18
Sep
08

Talking Points 18th September

Hi it’s Karnie with you again today. Thank you to Maria in the US for keeping the debate flowing over night. Today’s stories have got you all talking already, so let’s continue the conversation… Continue reading ‘Talking Points 18th September’

17
Sep
08

Talking Points 17th September

Goodmorning it’s Karnie with you today.  Thanks to Will in Canada for looking after the blog for us.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan this year.  According to the UN, every month things get worse and the number of civilian deaths increase.  Continue reading ‘Talking Points 17th September’

11
Sep
08

What should the role of a grandparent be?

I’m pretty sure this topic will be familiar to most of you . It’s about our parents and the role they play when their grandchildren arrive. I have many friends back home in South Africa who are in these “fortunate” positions. Continue reading ‘What should the role of a grandparent be?’

09
Sep
08

Talking Points 9th September

Goodmorning it’s Karnie with you today…thank you Robert in the UK for looking after the blog for us. Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, has been sworn in as Pakistan’s president. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 9th September’

05
Sep
08

Talking Points 5th September

Hello, it’s Karnie with you today.  Thank you to Kelsie in the US for looking after the blog for us. First up, 3 teenage girls in Pakistan defied their families and chose not to marry men of their (the family’s) choice. They were buried alive in “honour killings”. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 5th September’




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