Wikileaks

By benim
In Analysis
Sep 27th, 2011
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For some time now, I have resisted the urged to write about the Wikileaks revelations that have hit Ghana these last several weeks. This is because the more I think about the WikiLeaks episode; the less I know what to say about it. Unfortunately, too much commentary, right and left, has tried to inje...
By benim
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Sep 8th, 2011
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WIKILEAKS cables reveal that in 2006 some church leaders intended to court Zanu-PF to participate in activities that would lead to regime change. The Mutare “bishops troika” comprising Trevor Manhanga (Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe) Patrick Mutume (Catholic Church) and Sebastian Baka...
By benim
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Sep 8th, 2011
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  According to leaked United States embassy communications, The Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa “grabbed President Robert Mugabe by the lapels” during a heated argument in 2008. According to McGee, Mnangagwa and Mugabe squared off over the latter’s plans to give away the Ho...
By benim
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Sep 7th, 2011
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Nigeria’s political elite and soldiers have profited from large-scale oil theft in the Niger Delta that may cost the country up to a tenth of its production, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks at the end of last week. Nigeria is the world’s eighth biggest ex...
By benim
In Ghana
Sep 7th, 2011
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The then National Propaganda Secretary of the National Democratic Congress and now Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Fifi Kwetey, has stated in no uncertain terms that a Muslim can never become the President of the Republic of Ghana, according to a US embassy cable. Fifi Kwetey made t...
By benim
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Sep 7th, 2011
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The Sudanese government conveyed to the United States in 2008 its desire to normalize ties with Israel, according to one of the diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks website. The breathtaking revelation by the anti-secrecy website will likely cause a huge embarrassment to the Islamic government in ...
By benim
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Sep 5th, 2011
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FORMER Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), allegedly lured former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar into a political battle with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo prior to the 2007 general election, the United States diplomatic mission in Nigeria was quoted to have reported in a dispatch to...
By benim
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Sep 5th, 2011
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Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu allegedly described corruption under President Olusegun Obasanjo as worse than that of late General Sani Abacha, according to United States cable obtained by Wikileaks. The report released by Wikileaks stated t...
By benim
In Botswana
Sep 5th, 2011
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BOTSWANA approached the United States for arms of war and related military equipment to help prepare for an expected attack by Zimbabwe as tensions escalated between the two countries over claims President Ian Khama was harbouring MDC-T militias. President Khama attracted the wrath of Zanu-PF officia...
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Sep 5th, 2011
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The Sudanese government has been secretly conducting negotiations with North Korea for the purchase of medium-range ballistic missiles, short-range missiles, and anti-tank missiles, according to a leaked US diplomatic note. JPEG – 35.1 kb Models of a North Korean Scud-B missile (C) and South Ko...