From the Editor’s Keyboard

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 | 478 views

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 China and India free (...)

| May 2007 | 1187 views

The Expo Times Treason Saga of Ten Years Ago

As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day this week, it is but fitting that we reproduce the following article by General Editor Abayomi Charles Roberts, (...)

| May 2007 | 464 views

Zimbabwe: time for civil society to seize the space?

Sam Kebele’s analysis of recent events in Zimbabwe highlights the internal and external complexities at work in the country. He considers the possibilities (...)

| April 2007 | 469 views

Nigeria: Urgent Action Needed to Rescue Election

"Nigeria’s elections and Obasanjo’s coveted reputation as a champion of democracy are greatly endangered. But the country’s stability and democracy, as well (...)

| April 2007 | 610 views

Pan African unity: Can Africa match the bid?

The idea of a United States of Africa is the visionary outcome of a Pan African Unity. Gichinga Ndirangu presents the case for a United States of Africa (...)

| April 2007 | 489 views

Zimbabwe: A time of deafness

"Battered bodies, broken bones, bleeding human flesh. That is all President Robert Mugabe has been able to give to the people he is supposed to protect and (...)

| March 2007 | 477 views

Ghana at 50: Independence or the fog of dependency?

’Freedom’, however, can be fleeting thing. Is Ghana free today? What precisely do we mean by ’freedom in Ghana? Perhaps what is, I think, most instructive and (...)

| March 2007 | 417 views

Will the real William Wilberforce please stand up?

Bro. K. Bangarah argues that it was a series of military, economic and political forces, as well as the actions of a group of Afrikan activists in Britain (...)

| March 2007 | 583 views

I am not asking for your approval

’The concern is not my oppression, but the inaccessibility of hijabi bodies and a general discomfort with those who have no problems with visible signs of (...)

| March 2007 | 599 views