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By Chidinma Onyejiuwa President Goodluck Jonathan is cool and calculated, don’t underestimate him, though. On June 9, 2006, a group led by the party’s founding chairman, Solomon Lar, and a former Deputy National Chairman, Shuaib Oyedokun, had broken away to form a parallel faction after accusin...
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By Mussie Izaz Eritrea has two major religions evenly divided among the population. Islam and Christianity have been an integral part of the Eritrean society for many centuries and still are. The lowland is predominantly Islamic and the highlands is mainly a Christian society. Both religious groups h...
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Eskinder Nega, The Guardian To Ethiopia’s archaic left, which dominates the ruling party, the new euphemism for the west is neoliberal. Compared to the jargon of bygones days – imperialists – when Lenin and Mao were still in vogue, neoliberal sounds decidedly wimpy. But this hardly matters to E...
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In my commentary last week, “Interpreting and Living MLK’s Dream”, I discussed, among other things, Dr. Martin Luther King’s (MLK) philosophy of nonviolent social change. MLK argued that the “crucial political and moral question of our time” is the “need for man to overcome oppression and violence wi...
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Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots Flannery O’Connor Fejiro Oliver When the gods wish to kill a man, they first make him mad; an unfortunate theatrics that is about and will happen to graduates of MBBS, fondly called doctors in...
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Fejiro Oliver The political theatre in Delta State has taken a new dimension of theatrics as a group known as Delta Decides has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the pressure group for the next four years. The socio-political group which has been in the fore front of demanding good gover...
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AFP/AFP/File – View of Nigeria’s Moonlight Maternity Clinic, that was raided by paramilitary operatives for allegedly engaging in baby trafficking business in the southeastern city of Enugu, on August 5, 2013. …more  The proprietor of Nigeria‘s Moonlight Maternity Clinic was not int...
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Mali’s new prime minister has selected a 34-person Cabinet that includes a post focused on reconciliation and development of the country’s north, which fell under rebel control following a coup last year. The ne w Cabinet, disclosed in a communique read on state television Sunday, also in...
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South Sudan welcomes more investment from China and hopes the two country could further enhance bilateral cooperation for mutual benefits, said South Sudan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Arop Deng Kuol here on Sunday. The visit by South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit to China in 2012 has enabled...
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By Oladele Ogunsola   Correspondent, Ibadan •Folarin                                                      •Adedoja As 2015 approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State may be in a serious dilemma over the choice of […]...