July 29

July 28

  • Liberia: Placing High Concentration On Medical Practitioners [editorial]

    New Dawn

    The number of Ebola-related deaths and victims throughout the counties of Liberia continues to swear day-by-day, as the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of health and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Outlined the Template [editorial]

    The Herald

    President Mugabe has once again spelt out the hallmarks of good leadership, defining what it takes to be a good leader and what his or her responsibilities are. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Happy Eid El-Fitri [editorial]


    THE Ramadan has ended. Its demands of abstinence from food and water are some of the easily remembered aspects of the month-long observation, which is one of the five pillars of... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Why My Country Is Failing [opinion]


    I have thought a thousand times on why my country [South Sudan], so endorsed with both human and natural resources, is failing. I have arrived at only one conclusion: President... Read more »

  • Kenya: Insecurity Blame Gaming - Where Is the Evidence? [editorial]

    The Star

    All the toing and froing about who is responsible for the climate of fear and state of insecurity in Kenya is making Kenyans mightily sick and tired. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Dr. Riek Machar - the Ultimate Messiah for South Sudan [opinion]


    Dear readers, I must say that the political situation in South Sudan has, over the past seven months or so, been very toxic. In fact, I have almost come to a conclusion that for... Read more »

  • Nigeria: A Dollar Denominated Loan to Fight Insurgency? [opinion]


    Certainly, it will not be a plus for the Senate to approve the $1billion without asking the President about the rationale behind it and how the previous security budgets were... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lessons for Gov. Aregbesola From Ekiti 2014 [opinion]


    In the countdown to the August 9, 2014 gubernatorial election in Osun State, Ayodeji Ajayi, a public affairs analyst, volunteers some counsel for the incumbent governor, Rauf... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe - a Case Study On How to Squander Opportunity [opinion]

    New Zimbabwe

    IN the heady days when Thabo Mbeki took over from Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa, he presented himself as a true Pan African. The ideas poured out as he fashioned his... Read more »

  • Rwanda: As Region Opens Up Job Market, We Should Be Wary of Forgeries [opinion]

    New Times

    Rwandans, Ugandans and Kenyans will soon be free to set up businesses and look for jobs across borders without any restrictions once the three East African countries have endorsed... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Reconcile, Publish Government Account Regularly [opinion]


    Nigeria is a nation where everybody is an expert. Experts in football coaching, experts in financial matters and economy, just name it. Read more »

  • Zambia: Criminals in Robes [opinion]

    Zambia Reports

    Last week I wrote about the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito who is abusing his office by flashing out Nolles to friends and relatives and giving out... Read more »

  • Zambia: Is President Sata Ashamed of His Health Condition? [opinion]

    Zambia Reports

    It is clear that President Michael Sata is too shy and probably much too ashamed to come out in the open and tell us that he is suffering from this and that, put simply that he is... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Teniola - Bridges and the Cost of Democracy [opinion]


    ON January 4, 1966, the then Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966) commissioned the Onitsha/Asaba Bridge popularly called the Niger Bridge. It was his last... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nyako and Other Governors [opinion]


    SIR: He who comes to equity must come with clean hands. Murtala Nyako had to go this way, as he came to equity with soiled hands and it consumed him. Why attack the powers that be... Read more »

  • Africa: Kukah - 100 Years After the First World War: Some Thoughts [opinion]


    TODAY, July 28th marks the centenary of the outbreak of what would later be called the First World War. Any thinking about the world war or any war at all, must ask the question,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Eid-El-Fitri - the Lessons [opinion]


    TODAY, Nigerians join other Muslims worldwide to observe and celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri, an occasion to formally close the month-long Ramadan fasting. On the one hand, the occasion... Read more »

  • Nigeria: A Word for the President [opinion]


    SIR: This note is for President Goodluck Jonathan. I am 76 years old, a senior citizen, from Delta State. Mr. President, permit me to use this modest medium to give you some... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tolulope - Why Must We Involve the President? [opinion]


    THE Tribune last Sunday quoted an unidentified APC official as saying in respect of the political fate of Admiral Nyako (rtd) and Alhaji Al-Makura in Adamawa and Nasarawa states... Read more »

  • Uganda: Your Teenage Girl, Possibly, Needs Family Planning [opinion]


    Sexually active adolescents want to avoid, delay, or limit pregnancy Read more »

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