September 29

  • Gambia: Are They Paying Heed? [editorial]

    The Point

    The Ministry of Trade Industry, Regional Integration and Employment on Thursday appealed to livestock dealers in the country to trim their prices on livestock, especially rams,... Read more »

  • Gambia: UN Needs Reform [editorial]

    Daily Observer

    As the president continuously argued, we herein add our voice again on this fundamental question with a plea for the reform of the UN system so as to make the world body relevant... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Delta State's MDG Feats [editorial]


    THE normal trend is that Nigeria lags behind in most indices of development and topping the charts when it comes to indicators of backwardness. For instance, in the Africa ranking... Read more »

  • Gambia: Beheading! Beheading! Beheading! Beheading! No to Punishment Without Crime Charge or Trial [column]


    The beheading of US journalists, a British volunteer and a French Tourists by agents of a Caliphate which only exist in a state of clandestinity away from the public view has... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Hosting Kangaroo Mother Care Conference a Vote of Confidence in Our Healthcare [editorial]

    New Times

    THE 10th annual International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) will be held in Rwanda in November. KCM is a technique which offers an affordable and effective alternative... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Sky Is the Limit for Hope Masike [column]

    The Herald

    I am always intrigued by this diminutive sensational mbira player-cum-singer called Hope Masike. She has never made a hit song that we can all sing along to , yet in 2012 she won a... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Time to Grow Politically Mr Tsvangirai [editorial]

    The Herald

    As such the opposition does not cast itself as an adversary to the government, but rather as an alternative which is why in mature democracies, the leader of the opposition... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Trend of Unemployment in Nigeria [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    In this discourse, Fadipe Olanrewaju Abiodun, a public affairs commentator, analyses the trends, causes and consequences of unemployment in Nigeria and posits that government can... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Women, the Unsung Heroes of Nigerian Independence [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    It's been 54 years Nigeria attained her Independence and a lot has truly happened to her people especially the womenfolk, there is no doubt. Read more »

  • Nigeria: PDP, Endorsement and Nigeria's Democracy [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    But we must sound a note of warning; endorsement, anointing or imposition of aspirants is detrimental to the principle of internal democracy within political parties and an affront... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2015 - Classifics of Delta Guber Race - 5 [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    In his book, 'Accidental Public Servant,' Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, referred to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a governors-controlled party. As it were, the governors have so... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Break This Bloody Cycle [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    About 50 persons, including children, women and the elderly, lost their lives in another series of violent attacks launched by gunmen on some villages in Sanga Local government... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Intimidating the Judiciary in Ekiti [opinion]

    Daily Independent

    The race and competition for the descent to the bottom is in vogue in Nigeria. In the last couple of weeks, we have accelerated that descent and we may soon hit that rock which we... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Sambo Conundrum [opinion]


    Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo, generally acclaimed as a loyal vice president and a strong pillar of the Jonathan administration is, no doubt, in his trying times. His monumental... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Botched U.S.$9.3 Million Arms Deal - the War Between APC and PDP Lawmakers [opinion]


    For two consecutive days last week, members of the House of Representatives bickered over news of the seizure of $9.3m from Nigerian officials involved in a botched arms deal in... Read more »

  • Uganda: The Gap in the Fight Against Corruption [opinion]


    The Inspectorate of Government (IG) recently released the Fourth Annual Report on Tracking Corruption Trends in Uganda, which includes data from the National Governance Baseline... Read more »

  • Uganda: Museveni's Anti-War Sentiments [opinion]


    Militarise agriculture, education, rural economies, and breaking the spirit of the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Delta 2015 - Time for Sober Reflection [opinion]


    As politicians gingerly await on INEC to announce guidelines for 2015 elections, the political space is agog with activities with aspirants striving to gain vantage positions... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Body Language of Tambuwal [opinion]

    Daily Trust

    How will you describe an occasion where General Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Chief Bisi Akande, Governor Rotimi Amaechi,... Read more »

  • Liberia: PUL At 50 - Dealing With U.S.$100,000 Stigma [column]


    It has become a tradition by organizations and groups to always hold special events to mark the day on which such organizations or groups came into being. The Press Union of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Media Ahead of 2015 [opinion]


    EVERY profession has its esoteric jargons. The profession of journalism is not left out. But the editor is critically crucial in the newspaper publication industry. Read more »

  • Nigeria: National Honour Award and Orji [opinion]


    TODAY September 29, some Nigerians will be conferred with the National Honour Award by President Goodluck Jonathan at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Among the awardees... Read more »

  • Kenya: ICC Should Drop the Kenyan Cases for Lack of Evidence [opinion]

    The Star

    The International Criminal Court now wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear in person before its judges in a far-fetched goose-hunting case facing him alongside his deputy... Read more »

  • Kenya: Heckling Is a Form of Political Intolerance [opinion]

    The Star

    A heckler is a person who harasses and tries to disconcert others with questions, challenges or gibes. Hecklers are people who shout disparaging comments at a performer or a... Read more »

  • Kenya: Why the ICC Chamber Should Terminate the President's Case [opinion]

    The Star

    Since December 15, 2010, when the then sensational International Criminal Court's first prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo named President Uhuru Kenyatta as one of the key masterminds... Read more »

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