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NIGERIA At 55: The Unending Search for ‘National Rebirth’

NIGERIA At 55: The Unending Search for ‘National Rebirth’

At 55, our scorecard is not looking any good. In another 5, may be 10, or 20 years, it may look better. Happy independence anniversary!

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Is President Muhammadu Buhari Making ‘The Perfect The Enemy Of The Good?’

Buhari’s APC is a big tent that includes many rivals and factions to be balanced. Read this.

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NORTHERN IRELAND: Gerry Adams Biography And Profile

NORTHERN IRELAND: Gerry Adams Biography And Profile

Gerry Adams is widely acclaimed for his crucial role in laying the groundwork for the peace process in Ireland. Read Gerry Adams Biography And Profile.

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SOUTH AFRICA: South Africans Demands President Jacob Zuma End Corruption

“Corruption is killing our country,” said Levy Mabokachaba, 41, a member of the left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

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A Problem Like Fulani Herdsmen

The only way, however, to halt these reckless and callous killings is for those who perpetrate them to be duly dealt with according to the law.

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PALESTINE: Palestinian Flag Finally Raised At UN (Video)

“The mood is festive,” reported Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab.

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REFUGEE CRISIS: Winter May Exacerbates Refugees Treacherous Conditions

REFUGEE CRISIS: Winter May Exacerbates Refugees Treacherous Conditions

There is a feeling among aid workers the numbers who try this winter will be greater than in previous years due to despair at the situation in Syria.

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CHINA: Two Japanese Spies Arrested By Chinese Authorities

CHINA: Two Japanese Spies Arrested By Chinese Authorities

Chinese President Xi Jinping has overseen a tightening of already strict security laws and regulations.

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EUROPE: EU Finally Unite On New Solution To Resolve Refugee Crisis

EUROPE: EU Finally Unite On New Solution To Resolve Refugee Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “We have to find answers together.”

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RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin Escalates The Stakes, Orders First Syria Airstrikes

RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin Escalates The Stakes, Orders First Syria Airstrikes

Putin said. “If we set ourselves target of resolving issues and achieving specific goals, this work should be coordinated in order to be successful.

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PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Dreams And Aspirations For Palestinians

PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Dreams And Aspirations For Palestinians

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas: “For more than 68 years, my people have been denied their rights and denied freedom.”

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RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin Gets Parliament’s Unanimous Backing To Launch Air Strikes Against Islamic State In Syria

“For Russian forces to operate there legitimately … a law was needed.” Ivan Konovalov, a military expert.

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GHANA: Nana Akufo Addo Says ‘No One Is Above The Law’

Nana Akufo Addo: “It is imperative on us to handle these things in a manner that will keep the dignity of our institution and maintain confidence in the judicial process.”

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JAMAICA: Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller Biography And Profile

JAMAICA: Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller Biography And Profile

Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller, Order of the Nation (ON), Member of Parliament, born December 12, 1945. Read Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller Biography And Profile.

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UK: David Cameron Had Backroom Talks With Saudi Arabia For Human Rights Council Place

UK: David Cameron Had Backroom Talks With Saudi Arabia For Human Rights Council Place

Cameron made a clandestine vote-trading deal with Saudi Arabia to enable both countries to secure a place in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

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PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Rejects Israeli New Overture For Direct Talks

PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Rejects Israeli New Overture For Direct Talks

President Abbas: “Israel controls our territory, natural resources, economic affairs, our daily lives, violating Palestinian people fundamental human right.”

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UK: Diane Julie Abbott Biography And Profile

UK: Diane Julie Abbott Biography And Profile

Diane Abbott born 1953 in London is the first black woman in 1987 to be elected to the British Parliament. Read Diane Julie Abbott Biography And Profile.

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NIGERIA: Why I Will Not Write About Saraki’s Trial

NIGERIA: Why I Will Not Write About Saraki’s Trial

You now know why I would not write about Senator Saraki’s trial. There’s a broader, deeper discussion that engages me!

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INDONESIA: Indonesian Authorities Blame Saudi Arabia’s Hajj Pilgrimage Disaster In Mina Response

That included seeing forensic records like fingerprints, said Lalu Muhammad Iqbal, an official in Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry.

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ZIMBABWE: ‘We Are Not Gays’ – President Robert Mugabe During UN Address

Mugabe’s heated statement drew audible laughter from some in the crowd, according to reports from journalists in the room.

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