Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Nigeria taking lead in African local debt

22.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

By Tosin Sulaiman JOHANNESBURG, Aug 18 – Nigeria looks set to overtake South Africa as the continent’s biggest issuer of local government debt with a planned $650 million auction by one of its states in October, but sub-national bonds remain far off for much of Africa. ...

By Tosin Sulaiman

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 18 – Nigeria looks set to overtake South Africa as the continent’s biggest issuer of local government debt with a planned $650 million auction by one of its states in October, but sub-national bonds remain far off for much of Africa.
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The end of capitalism: interesting video opinion

21.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

I stumble upon this video about the end of capitalism (at least as it was in the last 20 years). I think it’s an interesting point of view and so here I share it. ...

I stumble upon this video about the end of capitalism (at least as it was in the last 20 years).

I think it’s an interesting point of view and so here I share it. (more…)

The unsung Ghanaian Author in Italy

20.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

Samuel Kennedy Agyei Takyi, a native of Wenchi in Ghana living in Italy, has defied what many immigrants in Italy will describe as impediments and acts of rascism and become an Author with 6 books currently under his name and now working to publish more than 30. ...

Samuel Kennedy Agyei Takyi, a native of Wenchi in Ghana living in Italy, has defied what many immigrants in Italy will describe as impediments and acts of rascism and become an Author with 6 books currently under his name and now working to publish more than 30. (more…)

American Economic Nightmare, AfriSynergy solution

18.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

This also includes parts from CNN’s Piers Morgan’s interview of Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz about why we must withhold monies from the campaigns of politicians this time. ...

This also includes parts from CNN’s Piers Morgan’s interview of Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz about why we must withhold monies from the campaigns of politicians this time. (more…)

Nigerian economic reform heavyweights set for tussle

12.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

By Joe Brock ABUJA, Aug 11 – Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi and former World Bank chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will spearhead the immediate future of Africa’s third-largest economy, but how they deal with tensions between them will determine their success. ...

By Joe Brock

ABUJA, Aug 11 – Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi and former World Bank chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will spearhead the immediate future of Africa’s third-largest economy, but how they deal with tensions between them will determine their success. (more…)

The Nigerian elites and the Niger delta

07.August.2011 · Posted in Opinion

THE NIGERIAN RULING ELITES AND THE MUTILATION OF THE NIGER DELTA “UNEP believes that oil contamination in Ogoniland has created an environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions,” Joseph Alcamo the chief scientist of UN Environment Programme, told journalists in London at the weekend. ...

THE NIGERIAN RULING ELITES AND THE MUTILATION OF THE NIGER DELTA

“UNEP believes that oil contamination in Ogoniland has created an environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions,” Joseph Alcamo the chief scientist of UN Environment Programme, told journalists in London at the weekend. (more…)

Nigeria's dull cabinet reflects compromise culture

24.July.2011 · Posted in Opinion

ABUJA, July 20 – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s largely uninspiring cabinet reflects a political compromise that will make the job of transforming Africa’s most populous nation much tougher for the core of reformers he has chosen. ...

ABUJA, July 20 – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s largely uninspiring cabinet reflects a political compromise that will make the job of transforming Africa’s most populous nation much tougher for the core of reformers he has chosen. (more…)

Africa optimism rising

24.July.2011 · Posted in Opinion

When some of the most influential figures in emerging markets finance spoke to a group of Reuters editors, they were asked about top picks for growth beyond the so-called BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China. ...

When some of the most influential figures in emerging markets finance spoke to a group of Reuters editors, they were asked about top picks for growth beyond the so-called BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China. (more…)

Zimbabwe is a police state

22.July.2011 · Posted in Opinion

Everyone in Zimbabwe is afraid of the police, and the fear is well founded, especially in light of the regular arbitrary arrests of innocent people. In Zimbabwean a person is guilty until the police feel that he is innocent, that is fact. ...

Everyone in Zimbabwe is afraid of the police, and the fear is well founded, especially in light of the regular arbitrary arrests of innocent people. In Zimbabwean a person is guilty until the police feel that he is innocent, that is fact. (more…)