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Sierra Leone: Indigent Hosts and Tainted Donors

Sierra Leone: Indigent Hosts and Tainted Donors

"All said and and done, with the commitment shown so far by the wider spectrum of civil society groups first by insisting on elections in 1996 that chased (...)

| June 2007 | 620 views

The President did not say the truth

The President did not say the truth

We think president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of Sierra Leone veered away from the truth when he said recently in parliament:"It is also noteworthy that during our (...)

| June 2007 | 440 views

Freedom of information in Kenya

Freedom of information in Kenya

The right to information underpins and is the cornerstone of all other human rights. Priscilla Nyokabi assesses the newly proposed Freedom of Information (...)

| June 2007 | 381 views

Nigeria: Failed Elections, Failing State?

Nigeria: Failed Elections, Failing State?

"INEC declared a landslide for Yar’Adua with 70 per cent of the votes, to 18 per cent for Muhammadu Buhari of the All Nigeria People’s Party (...)

| May 2007 | 326 views

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

"Foremost among the neo-colonialists is the United States, which has long exercised its power in Latin America. Fumblingly at first she turned towards (...)

| May 2007 | 424 views

Somalia: The hidden war for oil

Somalia: The hidden war for oil

Carl Bloice elucidates the failure or unwillingness of the Western media to accurately report the invasion and occupation of Somalia by a US backed (...)

| May 2007 | 360 views

Nigeria's Political World

Nigeria’s Political World

"Yar’Adua’s team calculate, probably correctly, that the West will come around as there’s no enthusiasm in Europe or the USA for allowing (...)

| May 2007 | 1082 views