Oct 3rd, 2012
By Hakeem Baba-Ahmad For Vanguard If the man talking nonsense is a fool, the man listening should not be. — Hausa Proverb A curious story in one of the news dailies a few days ago said that former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair advised our President Goodluck Jonathan to disregard the voice...
Aug 31st, 2012
Retired South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled his plans to speak at a Discovery Invest Leadership Summit in Johannesburg because former British Premier Tony Blair will be there. Blair’s “morally indefensible” alliance with the U.S. in overthrowing Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein...
Aug 30th, 2012
Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has challenged SA Muslims protesting against his visit to this country to rather protest against the Muslims whom he says are doing most of the killing in Iraq and elsewhere. Blair, who will speak at a Discovery Invest leadership conference on Thursday, also shrugg...
Mar 19th, 2012
The Nobel peace prize winner and president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has defended a law that criminalises homosexual acts, saying: “We like ourselves just the way we are.” In a joint interview with Tony Blair, who was left looking visibly uncomfortable by her remarks, Sirleaf tol...