Africa

THE PROMISE THAT WAS AND STILL VERY MUCH BIAFRA

The supreme arbiter of the destinies of great nations and their eternal sovereignties has not passed his final verdict on Biafra.(www.self-determination.com) The realities in present day Nigeria make this case even more poignant and should serve to educate us as to the vision and the promise that was and still is Biafra. It goes without […]

Business

The World Bank: Hats off to Ngozi Iweala

  A golden opportunity for the rest of the world to show Barack Obama the meaning of meritocracy WHEN economists from the World Bank visit poor countries to dispense cash and advice, they routinely tell governments to reject cronyism and fill each important job with the best candidate available. It is good advice. The World […]

Nutrition

South Africa leads the way in mobile health services which will change healthcare

South Africa leads the way in mobile health services which will change healthcareMobile Health Africa launched in Johannesburg in May South Africa is leading the way in launching mobile health (mHealth) services with some of the most successful and best known mHealth initiatives having been developed in this country.  This is according to Andrea Monteiro, director […]

Africa

How North cornered Nigeria’s oil blocs • Revealed: 80% of ownership of the nation’s oil reserves is in the hands of some influential northerners

How North cornered Nigeria’s oil blocs • Revealed: 80% of ownership of the nation’s oil reserves is in the hands of some influential northerners • North, South-South in battle royale over oil Tension over the allocation of Nigeria’s oil wealth among the states of the federation is assuming an interesting dimension with key figures in […]

Op ed

Finally, Nigeria Bares Its Fangs Abroad

On October 18, 2011 when Israel swapped one Israeli (Gilad Shalit) with over one thousand Palestinian prisoners, it looked to some as if Israel was not thinking properly. Shalit was not the Prime Minister or a member of the Knesset. He was not a general in the Israeli army. Shalit was a low-ranking soldier: a […]