BRIC

By IndepthAfrica
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May 24th, 2013
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Honourable Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi, President of the Pan African Parliament, Honourable Vice Presidents of the Parliament, Honourable Members of the Parliament, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, The Clerk and Staff of the Parliament, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen It ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2013
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So Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott doesn’t like South Africa, or South Africans. In an otherwise hilarious interview with the Guardian, Scott flouted the rules of diplomacy to launch a full-fronted assault on our foreign policy, our president and our general disposition (arrogant and overbearing, ap...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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by Simon Barber, AS CHINA’s President Xi Jinping was noninterferingly signing deals in Africa last week on his first overseas foray as head of state, his American counterpart, Barack Obama, had four African leaders around to the White House for a pat on the back and a quiet chat about democracy, gove...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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The first quarter of the fiscal year has practically ended, yet Nigeria and Nigerians are yet to know how the approximately $140 million dollars the country earns daily from crude oil sales alone are being spent and how much more is going to be borrowed in our name to provide for services that we can...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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The African National Congress doesn’t enjoy being attacked from the Left. Attacks from the Right can, of course, be breezily dismissed as racist/neo-colonialist/imperialist/liberal, you name it. The ANC dictionary overflows with ready-made ripostes to the Right. But it is rather devoid of easy ripost...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 22nd, 2013
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In a recent review ‘Will SA’S new friends turn out so different from the West?’ ) about a public debate on 28 February over the coming Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) heads-of-state summit, South Africa’s leading foreign policy journalist, Peter Fabricius, chose insults, perhaps to avo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 7th, 2013
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By Orji Uzor Kalu, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Orji Uzor Kalu is a former governor of Nigeria’s Abia State and Chairman of the G37, a non-partisan group proposing alternative policy options for Nigeria. The views expressed are his own. Reports this week that some economists predict Nigeria will ove...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 25th, 2012
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This July is again time for another African-wide election to be held during the 19th Africa Union Summit in Lilongwe, Malawi, between 15 -16 July 2012 that will be deciding who shall be manning the AUC (Africa Union Commission) for another four years. Interestingly, with barely a month to go, the Ad ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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The unsurprising announcement that the Board of the World Bank had voted in favor of the American candidate, Jim Yong Kim, presents an opportune moment to reflect upon the soft power structures that shape global public policy in the early 21st Century inside the UN system and beyond. It is necessary ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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  Horace Campbell The BRICS leaders have seen concretely that there is no alternative to moving from a unipolar world to a multipolar world that is based on mutual respect and an end to hierarchies. eme, ‘BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Security and Prosperity.’ From the press reports coming ...