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By Eze chukwuemeka Eze, Having written several articles on the current macabre dance and political crisis rocking Rivers State and x-raying its effects on the future political developments of Nigeria if not checked, I do not see further need to come up with another piece on this subject despite new c...
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The fire of liberty and freedom within us can never be extinguished. As I write this article the fraudulent results of our elections are being announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission; a body that has proven once more, that in Zimbabwe, even judges can break the law and get away with it. Yester...
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By Aislinn Laing , Christian Science Monitor If the top brass of Robert Mugabe’s political party, the Zanu PF, are correct, Mr. Mugabe will be handed another five-year term of office to add to the 33 he has already spent in power. That result would quash the hopes, perhaps forever, ofMorgan Tsv...
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NIGERIA’S ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faces its biggest threat in 14 years, after a newly formed opposition coalition was given the green light to contest a presidential election due in 2015. On July 31st the electoral authority approved the merger of the three leading opposition parties—t...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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The leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s LIberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met on Friday with Ethiopian prime minister and current chair of the IGAD executive council, Hailemariam Desalegn, to discuss to discuss a peaceful settlement to the armed conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile st...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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President Robert Mugabe appeared set to win a mandate to rule Zimbabwe until he’s 94 as his party secured a majority in parliament in elections that African nations endorsed and his main rival called a “farce.” Results from the electoral commission late yesterday gave Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African Nation...
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by GRAHAM PEEBLES To many people land is much more than a resource or corporate commodity to be bought, developed and sold for a profit. Identity, cultural history and livelihood are all connected to ‘place’. The erosion of traditional values and morality (which include the observation of human right...
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A prophet is without honour except in his own house By Omolara Williams In the dark old days when the military dominated Nigeria’s political scene, the phenomenon of brain drain became crystallised in our national consciousness, as our best brains in all walks of life embarked on an exodus to nations...
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  Danjuma The newly registered All Progressives Congress has begun moves to  draft  a former Minister of Defence (retd.), General Theophilus Danjuma,  into the 2015 presidential election race, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt that the North had foreclosed the possibility of getting the P...
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  Factional Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Jonah Jang | credits: File copy Crisis is currently rocking the Governor Jonah Jang faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. Saturday PUNCH’s investigations showed that some governors in the faction are grumbling over happenings in t...