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By Doyle McManus The Obama administration erred on the side of inclusion in deciding which leaders to invite to its ambitious U.S.-Africa summit this week — at least in the view of human rights advocates.. The guest list featured some of Africa’s nastiest tyrants, including autocrats such as An...
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A prophet is without honour except in his own house By Omolara Williams In the dark old days when the military dominated Nigeria’s political scene, the phenomenon of brain drain became crystallised in our national consciousness, as our best brains in all walks of life embarked on an exodus to nations...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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While François Hollande was briefing the U.S Vice President Joe Biden on the current situation in Mali during a luncheon, the Malian Minister of foreign Affairs Tieman Coulibaly, was speaking to a group of students and analysts and french meida in a conference at Sciences Po Paris. He echoed the scen...
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Nov 15th, 2012
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By Rick Esenberg The bar for scandals has been getting pretty high. When I was a kid, a president was forced from office because he tried to cover up illegal behavior by his subordinates. As Nixon put it, “mistakes were made” and they proved to be the end of him. He richly deserved it. Twenty-five [&...
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(Reuters) – Joe Biden spent 36 years in the U.S. Senate, served four years as Barack Obama’s vice president and twice ran unsuccessfully for president. His chatty, off-the-cuff nature led to some memorable gaffes. Here are some key facts about Biden. - Biden, 69, grew up in Scranton, Penn...
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Oct 7th, 2012
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By Adrian Salbuchi This Sunday’s elections will pit incumbent President Hugo Chávez Frías against neoliberal pro-US opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski. Opinion polls vary widely both ways, proof it will be a head-to-head race. ­This election is not only of vital importance to Venezuela, ...
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Sep 7th, 2012
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CHARLOTTE – President Obama spoke of tough choices on a difficult path that “leads to a better place” for the nation Thursday as he claimed the Democratic nomination, asked for more time to solve America’s continuing economic problems and set ambitious goals for a second term....
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By: Jim Kouri During a Labor Day campaign rally in Detroit, Michigan, Vice President Joe Biden gave his own answer to the question “are you better off today than four years ago?” Biden yelled: “I’ve got a little bumper sticker for you: Osama bin Laden is dead and GM is alive!” Ironically, according t...
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In 2008, Barack Obama won 95 percent of the black vote. Now, blacks voted in large percentages for Democrats long before that, of course, largely because of Democratic devotion to huge spending on social programs. But Obama’s election was unique. The black community, however, was also largely anti-sa...
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May 9th, 2012
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US President Barack Obama has ended months of equivocation on the issue of gay marriage by saying he thinks same-sex couples should be able to wed. He told ABC News: “It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” Mr Obama has b...