Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Christmas for an African

26.December.2011 · Posted in Opinion

On this day of 25/12/2011, I do not want any Merry-Christmas, but “Best Wishes ” because long time ago I’m no more a Christian. It took me some time (29 years) to understand that I couldn’t be proud of myself when my religious choice proved that I was ashamed of my ancestors, that I was ...

On this day of 25/12/2011,

I do not want any Merry-Christmas, but “Best Wishes ” because long time ago I’m no more a Christian. It took me some time (29 years) to understand that I couldn’t be proud of myself when my religious choice proved that I was ashamed of my ancestors, that I was ashamed of their religion. (more…)

Battered S.Africa diplomacy bruised by Durban

18.December.2011 · Posted in Opinion

Envoys at the global climate conference ended on Sunday in Durban left late-night sessions shaking their heads about their South African hosts, saying in rather undiplomatic speech they had let the process go off the rails. ...

Envoys at the global climate conference ended on Sunday in Durban left late-night sessions shaking their heads about their South African hosts, saying in rather undiplomatic speech they had let the process go off the rails. (more…)

Nigerian sends open letter to his President

08.October.2011 · Posted in Opinion

A reader of Africanews.it has sent us an email with this open letter to the president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. We publish it here below. These are his own views and we have no responibility in it. ...

A reader of Africanews.it has sent us an email with this open letter to the president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. We publish it here below. These are his own views and we have no responibility in it.

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Nigeria sect dialogue unlikely to stem unrest

02.October.2011 · Posted in Opinion

By Joe Brock ABUJA, Sept 28 – Negotiating with a Nigerian Islamist sect behind a spate of bombings in Africa’s most populous nation is unlikely to succeed due to the sect’s disjointed structure and radical views. ...

By Joe Brock

ABUJA, Sept 28 – Negotiating with a Nigerian Islamist sect behind a spate of bombings in Africa’s most populous nation is unlikely to succeed due to the sect’s disjointed structure and radical views.
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The war in Libya is illegal

01.October.2011 · Posted in Opinion

This is an interview with Giulietto Chiesa, Italian journalist and former member of the European parliament. He argues that the war on Libya is illegal according to the UN charter. ...

This is an interview with Giulietto Chiesa, Italian journalist and former member of the European parliament. He argues that the war on Libya is illegal according to the UN charter.

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Kenya price law well meant, seen destined to fail

26.September.2011 · Posted in Opinion

NAIROBI, Sept 22 – Kenya’s new price control law that allows government to cap the cost of essential commodities is well intentioned with consumer prices soaring but will fail to tackle inflation and is the latest in a string of botched policies, analysts say. ...

NAIROBI, Sept 22 – Kenya’s new price control law that allows government to cap the cost of essential commodities is well intentioned with consumer prices soaring but will fail to tackle inflation and is the latest in a string of botched policies, analysts say. (more…)

What western eyes fail to see as the real Somalia

23.September.2011 · Posted in Opinion

Randolph Kent is director of the Humanitarian Futures Programme at King’s College in London. The opinions expressed are his own. How come khat can be delivered anywhere in Somalia virtually at anytime? ...

Randolph Kent is director of the Humanitarian Futures Programme at King’s College in London. The opinions expressed are his own.

How come khat can be delivered anywhere in Somalia virtually at anytime?

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