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By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2014
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By Olusola Daniel Over the past few days, I have read and listened to various discussions about the state of the Nigerian economy, and it is disheartening to see some supposed opinion leaders feeding the public with half-truths or blatant lies all in a bid to achieve their sinister objectives. One wo...
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Dec 21st, 2014
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”All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” – Edmund Burke By: Dyikuk, John Justine The primaries of all the political parties may have come and gone but the dust is still with us. While those who clinched tickets to run in the 2015 presidential, gu...
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Dec 21st, 2014
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Omo Issachar I am no economist. Then again, neither are a whole lot of the people who have written or spoken in recent times on the economic issues prevalent in our nation today. We are, however, stakeholders; after all, it is our country. We live here, earn a living here; our children attend schools...
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Dec 21st, 2014
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi ikechukwuamaechi@yahoo.com Former President Olusegun Obasanjo released his autobiography, My Watch, on Tuesday, December 9 at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja. He defied an Abuja High Court order obtained by a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Buruji Kashamu, barring him fro...
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Dec 21st, 2014
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By Elizabeth Deng December 16 2014 – A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls for justice, not a single person has been brought to book for the unknown number of civilian deaths,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2014
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By Nathalie Bourgeois Already the world’s fifth-largest diamond producer, Angola is set to benefit from the surge in demand for the gems among consumers in rising economies such as China and India. In 1948, a copywriter for the American advertising agency Ayer created a slogan for one of its ma...
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Dec 21st, 2014
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By Mikael Wossen (PhD) “The meek shall inherit the earth, but not its wealth.” – Anonymous Access to clean water and electricity are accepted as the sine qua non of modernity. Yet a sizable portion of the people of Ethiopia has no immediate access to both. Lack of clean water and it...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2014
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By Observer Research Foundation By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty* Since the overthrow of the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has been plagued by violence and instability. Different militias now control most of the country, including the two largest cities — Tripoli and Benghazi. Armed civ...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba You must give it to Asiwaju Tinubu. He knows where his bread is buttered. While others are thinking about 2015, he has moved to 2019 and that is where he has set his visions. Before others get there he would have placed himself in a secure position to be unbeatable. At [......
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe The construction of 2nd Niger Bridge through a Public Private Partnership involving Julius Berger -NSIA Consortium and tolling the Igbo people for 25 years thereafter is another 419 on the Biafran Igbo citizens of South East Nigeria. According to the terms of this fraudulent business...