By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 5th, 2014
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SIR: Many people have reacted, negatively or positively, to the photo-documentary on University of Ibadan’s “dirty toilets” by one of the institution’s alumni, Ibukun Babarinde which recently went viral on the internet. Sonala Olumhense’s elegant write-up in The Guardian...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 5th, 2014
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SIR: It has become a tradition, not to mention a norm, for state governments to, as part of their educational policy, assist their indigenous law students in the payment of law school fees. This acceptable tradition becomes necessary due to the humongous fee demanded by the Nigerian Law School which ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 5th, 2014
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SIR: Youths are the lights and hope of all nations. Any developing nation that aims for the moon or any developed nation for that matter that wants to sustain its development must ensure the security and growth of the youths. Parents want their children to be great men and women in future. This is wh...
By Jide Osuntokun
In Nigeria
Mar 5th, 2014
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We would also have to agree on what form of government, whether presidential or parliamentary. There are advantages for both. The presidential system embraces the principle of separation of powers whereas in the parliamentary system separation is not clear cut. This is because the cabinet is chosen f...
By Lawal Ogienagbon
In Nigeria
Mar 5th, 2014
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Since the beginning of the year, the country has known no peace from Boko Haram, which is daily terrorising the Northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. The attacks reached a frightening height last Tuesday when the sect hit the Federal Government College (FGC) in Bunu Yadi, Yobe State, killing n...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 5th, 2014
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A year after Chavez succumbed to cancer, his self-proclaimed “son,” President Nicolas Maduro, faces the biggest challenge to his rule from an explosion of anti-government demonstrations that have led to 18 deaths since February. Though the protests do not appear likely to topple Maduro, n...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 5th, 2014
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Clinton, as President Barack Obama’s secretary of state in his first term, was a key player in a U.S. effort to reset relations with Russia, a policy that critics say now appears to be a glaring failure. On Tuesday, Clinton had said Putin’s incursion into the Crimea region of southern Ukr...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 5th, 2014
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The Central Intelligence Agency says it was following events closely enough to have outlined scenarios in which upheaval in Ukraine would become so intense that Russia would take military action. Two national security sources said the CIA had specifically warned policymakers, shortly before the Russi...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 5th, 2014
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Speaking to full room, Stiglitz examined why the world’s economies are still, for the most part, mired in a long, painfully slow glide path out of the financial crisis of 2008. As a economic critic and policy advisor, Stiglitz has become something of a favourite in places like South Africa, par...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 5th, 2014
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Should Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane have attended the morning session of day three of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial? On the one hand, it is the biggest thing happening in her province at the moment from a news perspective. She also made it clear to journalists that she was present not just in...