Karl Marx

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 4th, 2014
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by Olusegun Adeniyi Nothing perhaps speaks to a time like this better than the message embedded in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” by the 18th century German writer and politician, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. As distinct from the 2010 American fantasy adventure film, the poem in question tells a co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2013
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A week before Nigerian governor, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state in Southern Nigeria confessed that he “pre-rigged” the election of Senator Aloysius Etok of Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District, I was having a discussion with a Nigerian citizen who participated outside public glare with other then...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2013
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 Salihu Moh. Lukman, smlukman@gmail.com  Sometimes in 2004, at an interactive session with Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, then visiting Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), a member of President Obasanjo’s economic team who was a Minister emphatically announced that the People Democrat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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I am elected to lead, not to read.”-  President Schwarzenegger, The Simpsons, US cartoon The ANC succession battles this year in the run-up to the party’s elective conference in Mangaung are making an objective and impassioned assessment of President Jacob Zuma’s leadeship of the AN...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2012
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The presidency of Barack Obama has established once and for all that modern liberalism is now the stupid party. Very little of liberal thought these days represents anything fresh or new, but rather comprises what Lionel Trilling once reduced conservatism to: “irritable mental gestures which seek to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Ayanda Kota ‘Like the formation of the Black Consciousness Movement did in the 1970s, we need to unite in our own space, define our own struggle and politics, and shake the barricades of neo-liberalism.’ The Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) was formed in August 2009 to respond to the crisis of unem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
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Ayanda Kota was released from custody on Friday afternoon. Bail was set at R500. The judge made it clear that he considered the charge of ‘theft’ for failure to return borrowed books to be ridiculous. Although this was not mentioned in court the fact that Ayanda has repeatedly offered to ...
By benim
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Aug 18th, 2011
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I listened to the interview Meles Zenawi gave in July 2011 and read the article by Yilma Bekele on the interview entitled: “Emperor Tewodros and Ato Meles,” which reminded me of the need to add my views from additional perspectives. The journalist who interviewed Meles and whom Yilma has not mentione...