Margaret Thatcher

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Apr 21st, 2013
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…A tribute by Mr. Joshua Attoh Quarshie The greatness of Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher was the greatest after Prime Minister Westcon Churchill. I realized her greatness after I offered my personal advice to her about the Golf Crisis. This advice was put in a form of a letter dated 20th July, 1990. In the ...
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Apr 18th, 2013
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By Nkem Ekeopara International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda: What has Biafra and the death of Thatcher got to do with it? Last week, the hazardous situation in North Korea and the death of the former British Prime Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher dominated the news around the world. Tho...
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Apr 13th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Retired Supreme Court Justice Francis Kpegah’s legal action against the NPP’s Akufo-Addo at the Fast Track Division of the High Court will begin being heard on April 23, barring any hitch. The Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim, and the Application, Request to Admit Fact...
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Apr 11th, 2013
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Adofo, Rockson Hurray! – Electoral Commission’s Latest Behaviour Signals the Impending Downfall of President Mahama Some people have nicknamed me “The Article Man”. However, I would rather prefer to be called “The Wise One from Kumawu/Asiampa or The Defender of the Defen...
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Apr 10th, 2013
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By Ayom Wol Dhal I grew up in London in the 1970s and 80s, under Thatcher. We first noticed her (long before she was Prime Minister), because she abolished free milk in schools for poor kids like me and everybody I knew. We called her ’Maggie Thatcher, Milk Snatcher’. As a Dinka, I should perhaps [&h...
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Apr 9th, 2013
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The late British PM’s views on race discrimination, sanctions and the ANC 1. Article in the Finchley Times, December 8 1977 In her reply Mrs Thatcher assured the [anti-apartheid] protestors that the Conservative Party was totally opposed to apartheid. Her letter said: “We believe that the...
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Lady Thatcher praised the Zimbabwean leader when Prime Minister for his “friendly and open manner” Margaret Thatcher sang the praises of Robert Mugabe after attending a 1982 lunch held in his honour. The Zimbabwean leader has since been widely condemned for his dictatorial policies and human rights a...
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Sep 19th, 2012
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by Messay Kebede A friend recently sent me a video presenting Sebhat Nega’s defense of the TPLF constitution. My friend was rightly Sebhat Nega refers to a hypothetical situation Sebhat Nega amazed at the dismissive and arrogant nature of the defense. My reaction wandered a bit in the direction of as...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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By Richard Pithouse ‘The ANC has had its shameful moments but it has also had its glorious moments; and it has often been far closer to the best of the spirit of the age than any of the forces it opposed.’ When the African National Congress was founded in Bloemfontein in 1912 Sol Plaatje, then [&hell...
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Jan 9th, 2012
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Tony Dykes is the Director of Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) Africa’s oldest liberation movement, the African National Congress (ANC) was one hundred years old on Sunday. It is a liberation movement that inspired others throughout Africa. It received support from Africa and across the world. ANCI...