Analysis Eyewitness Insight Latest News It was a tale of two cities. Or rather, two parts of one city. Beirut: even more divided than usual. 30 October 2019 By Paul Martin A personal journey.By Paul Martin in Beirut. Pages: 1 2 Post navigation Previous PostPrevious Lebanon topples its prime minister. Barricades before… and blockages after. Putting the rev into revolution.Next PostNext South Africa has won more than just the Rugby World Cup. The team, and its black captain, have won back a country… united – at least for a while. It’s a strong vindication for the late great Nelson Mandela. I played a small part in his huge sporting gamble.