Zimbabwe: Beware of the Dangers of the Single Story - a Reflection On 2014
[New Zimbabwe]THE Dangers of a Single Story, is a speech by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a renowned woman African writer who has been rated one of the most influential people in Africa, that alone being another single story. As we come to the end of 2014, I would like to reflect on Chimamanda's speech by telling another story; the story of my best friend.
Africa: Is Africa Rising? Thoughts From a 'World View' Economist
[allAfrica]Is Africa really rising? What does the continent's booming economic growth mean for its people, and will it lead to inclusive, sustainable development? How can Africa unlock its development potential and bring prosperity to all? And what lessons do these challenges offer to an understanding of what development really means?
South Sudan: Book Review - Mandate of the People, By Margaret Ogola
[New Sudan Vision]"The 'Youth', used in a political context in Kenya, had little to do with a defined age group - it was rather anyone, usually unemployed, who was willing and capable and could be hired to do damage to an opposing group by means of hurling abuse, stone and others missiles at hand, as well as carry out other forms of political subversion" (Dr. Magaret A. Agola). Does this ring a bell to any of us? Yes, I am sure it does; especially in most if not in all the third world countries, particularly in Africa conti
Nigeria: Court Stops Obasanjo From Publishing Memoirs
[Daily Trust]Justice Valentine Ashi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has restrained former President Olusegun Obasanjo from proceeding with plans to publish or have someone publish on his behalf, a new autobiography titled "My Watch."
Zimbabwe: The Power of Words in a Deaf World
[The Herald]It is this resignation to fate culminating from the fear of the unknown which is baneful to regeneration and progress, especially so when it comes from those wisened by age and experiences.
Nigeria: Akanbi, Babalola, Fashola for Onalaja's Book Presentation
[Guardian]PIONEER Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Muhammed Akanbi, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) will on Thursday, 4th December, 2014 be at the public presentation of a book on the immediate former Chairman, Council of Legal Education (CLE) Hon. Justice Moronkeji Omotayo Onalaja (JCA).