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By Horace G Campbell As peace loving beings in all parts of the world absorb the enormity of the extremists attack on innocent civilians in Kenya leading to the deaths of over 70 persons, it is important to start out by condemning in no uncertain terms the cowardly nature of this attack by the fanati...
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The news from Nairobi over the last few days has been appalling. But, given the frequency of Al Shabaab’s grenade-throwing over the past 18 months, the attack shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to watchers of the region. Yet, despite the magnitude of the death toll, the Kenyan government has s...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide at the women’s ward of the Abyar Ali Penitentiary in Madinah on Friday. The domestic worker had been in prison since the end of August, a local daily reported Saturday. “The 23-year-old inmate was found hanging by her head scarf at about 8 a.m. She was immedia...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame was re-elected as president in 2010 with close to 94 per cent of the vote. On September 18, his party won an overwhelming majority in legislative election — 40 of 53 available seats. But his approval is not universal. When he arrives in Toronto for Saturday’s Rwanda Day festiviti...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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 African Race Hunting, the Race Card and Racing After African Thugs? Hailemariam Desalegn, the titular prime minister of Ethiopia, says the International Criminal Court (ICC) is on African safari. In May 2013, according to the BBC, Desalegn said, “African leaders were concerned that out of those indi...
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By Fejiro Oliver Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de-facto method of governance in this country-.Peter Schuyler Dear President Jonathan, – I’m not supposed to ask how you are the way I asked my grandpare...
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   The day Barack Obama stood on that podium in 2009 accepting the 44th Presidential nomination of the United States of America, how many Africans within the international community that day would have thought that George. W. Bush would have achieved more for Africa rather than Africa’s own son? Bara...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The handiwork of a poorly schooled and badly lettered ‘Chief’ Eze who clearly does not even know why he was conscripted by his benefactors to do the dirty PR job for a band of rebellious elements. Methinks that the Eze fellow does not even liaise with the other members of that nauseous re...
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The policeman | credits: File copy For the third time in the past two months, another policeman has been caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The footage, secretly filmed by a passenger at the back seat of a vehicle in Onitsha, Anambra State, has so far received thousands of ...
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has uncovered a grand and serpentine plot by the PDP and the Presidency to rig the 2015 general elections, especially the presidential poll, and also to destabilize Nigeria. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaj...