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By Chris Tongogara, zimeye.org The above picture (right) is quite interesting. There is a “happy and decently dressed Nigerian Lady” an “anxious African man from a British colony” a “loyal Indian lady” and a “dignified Nigerian Chief”. They are at a United Nations Conference somewhere in the Caribbea...
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Oct 15th, 2012
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Loud explosions and gunfire have rocked Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri, which has seen growing violence by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Details are unclear, but reports said at least 10 people had been killed, including several soldiers. A primary school and a radio tower were ...
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By Fessahaye Mebrahtu In the heated debate on Eritrea’s political situation, there is also deafening silences of Eritrean intellectuals, save a few. The sad thing is that some Eritreans with impressive credentials have compromised their intellectual integrity by blindly backing a rogue system of the ...
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Oct 15th, 2012
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Amendments are meant to reduce number of migrants; foreign violators could get three months in jail, Israeli intermediaries a year. Photo: Ben Hartman The Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee on Monday approved for its second and third reading in the plenum two amendments that would lim...
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In spite of the tenor of your comment, I recognize your questions. I will approach them in order, since your made a number of questions (and accusations) which are either problematic, or require a nuanced discussion. Have I thought they could have reorganized the university without closing the one in...
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Many scholarly articles on corruption give the impression that the world is populated by two types of people: the ‘sanders’ and the ‘greasers’. The ‘sanders’ believe that corruption is an obstacle to development, while the ‘greasers’ believe that corruption can (in some cases) foster development (Tok...
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The ugly noise that Rawlings continues to make about his so-called principles of “probity and accountability”—which is the motivation for his persistent undermining of his successors—is more than annoying. According to him, everybody in Ghana is corrupt except him and his wi...
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By Bright Simons Your Excellencies, the European Union, We salute you! We bring, from the awed continent of Africa, presents. Gold, myrrh, and frankincense, we pray thee, accept. Since your rise to the Peace NOBELity, your glory in our eyes has tripled sevenfold. Our fingers tremble with eagerness to...
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By Issa Aremu, Daily Mail opinion Mni — Controversy continues to trail Chinua Achebe’s latest memoir, entitled ‘There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra,’ the book which focuses on the Nigerian Civil War. Devils remain in the petty details of this singular memoir by the cel...
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To preserve Southern Africa’s relative peace in the face of rising challenges and threats, Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states must collectively reinforce its peace and security architecture. Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa, the latest Intern...