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By Jos Martens Since the first preliminary results of Zimbabwe’s 31 July 2013 harmonised elections emerged, most talk has been about whether or not the elections were free, fair and credible, with the main bone of contention being the rigging of the voters roll. Little has been said about the voting ...
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Zanu PF’s landslide election ‘victory’ was probably at least partly the result of five years hard campaigning for new voters, as there is still no proof of rigging, according to a report from the Solidarity Peace Trust (SPT). Respected academic, Brian Raftopoulos’s analysis in SPT’s election report, ...
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By Perry Munzwembiri Zimbabwe has witnessed a significant outflow of her citizens over the years. This was one of the effects of the so called ‘lost decade’ where Zimbabweans migrated abroad in droves searching for greener pastures. These now constitute a Zimbabwean Diaspora community scattered aroun...
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By Stanley Odera Dr. Chris Ngige today met with senior Igbo Journalists in Lagos. Answering questions on deportation, he said he was the one who asked Fashola to apologize to the Igbos. This is contradictory, because Ngige has all along justified the deportation of 74 of his brothers and sisters sayi...
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By Abiola Akintunde Most Nigerians are now more than before used to elected officers not being grateful for the immeasurable honour they’ve done them by electing them as their representatives either at executive or legislative capacity to serve Nigeria; as a people and lifting the nation high, ...
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Solomon G Assefaw Eritreans in Oakland, CA held Candle Light Vigil for Italy Boat Victims October 5, 2013 The entire world and in particular Eritreans watched and heard with horror the images of dead Eritreans off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy.  Images of several bodies lifelessly lying at the shore ...
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The peace talk between President Goodluck Jonathan and rebelling Peoples Democratic Party governors was on Monday postponed till after the conclusion of the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages. No specific date has been fixed for the next meeting. Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State said this in a...
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Crisis Management should be a required course for Nigerian politicians as it provides training in the management and resolution of crisis within an organisation. The formal study of crisis management originated in the 1980s, in response to major industrial and environmental disasters. However, it has...
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By Emma Amaize & Akpokona Omafuaire EFFURUN — OGBUESHI Fidelis Tilije, three-time governorship running mate to Chief Great Ogboru in Delta State, has decamped from the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP, to All Progressives Congress, APC. He announced his move, yesterday, at a rally by APC in Effurun,...
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By KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA — Former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, canvassed a comprehensive approach to national security management, saying the upsurge in violent extremism and domestic terrorism have rendered the traditional approach to security obsolete and ineffe...