By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 25th, 2013
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By Ed McKenna, IPS ADDIS ABABA/LONDON (IPS) – Ethiopia may be one of the fastest-growing, non-oil producing economies in Africa in recent years, but corruption in this Horn of Africa nation is a deterrent to foreign investors looking for stable long-term partnerships in developing countries. “Bankers...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 25th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia In recent times there have been some renewed talks, and agitation for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference [SNC], or any conference, but with more or less constituent powers! These calls and talks have been pouring and coming in from various quarters, including from the S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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The President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly; Heads of State and Government; The Secretary-General; Distinguished Delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen. Mr President, 1. On behalf of the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I salute you as you preside over the 68th Session...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The faction of the Peoples Democratic Party spearheaded by Alhaji Baraje, a frontline politician of nPDP has advised the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan to forgo his 2015 presidential ambition as it is not in the “best interest of the country”....
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Graham Peebles They speak of democracy, but act violently to suppress dissenting voices and control the people through the inculcation of fear: they ignore human rights and trample on the people, they are a tyrannical wolf in democratic sheep’s clothing, causing suffering and misery to thousands o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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Jonathan | credits: File copy The leadership of the New Peoples Democratic Party has  said that  President Goodluck Jonathan is not qualified to seek reelection in 2015. The reasons why he cannot contest, according to the group, are: The 1999 Constitution, an agreement the President  entered into and...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — CHAIRMEN of the joint committees of House of Representatives on Petroleum Upstream and Gas Resources, yesterday, warned House Committee Chairman on Finance, Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin to stop defending the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The Chairman, House Commit...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mal Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has vowed to defend the Naira and was prepared to used the nation’s foreign reserve to ensure the currency’s stability. Briefing the journalists at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meetin...