Category Archives: Nigeria

Gambari COS for Buhari: Right Man at Right Time for Nigeria

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Gambari COS for Buhari: Right Man at Right Time for Nigeria

by Lawrence Freeman

May 15, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has unexpectedly chosen an exceptional new Chief of Staff (COS), Professor Ibrahim Gambari, (his friends call him “Prof”), to replace the recently deceased … Read the rest

Aka Eskom, the Hatchet Team at Work on SAA

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Response by Dudu Myeni to Mail & Guardian article of 17 April 2020

May 17 , 2020

Dear Editor,

Your article titled “Without a clear plan, SAA stood no chance’ published on 17 April 2020, was very poorly researched and hollow in its’ articulation of … Read the rest

Ethiopian & Nigerian Leaders Want Debt Cancellation; UNGA President: Infrastructure for Food and Health

Life is More Precious Than Debt

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Ethiopian & Nigerian Leaders Want Debt Cancellation; UNGA President: Infrastructure for Food and Health

May 7 , 2020

Human life in Africa is threatened more by the COVID-19 pandemic than any other continent due to the appalling … Read the rest

The Urgent Need to Replace Geopolitics with a New Paradigm in International Relations

Africa can bring a sense of its own interests in its scientific development and a sense also of social harmony and this sense of social harmony in Africa combined with a sense of social harmony of China and what we can bring from the Western countries, including of course Read the rest

China Accused of Xenophobia over Covid Quarantine of African Nationals

China Accused of Xenophobia over Covid Quarantine of African Nationals

Elements wanting to sow divisions between Africa and China are spreading a miss-leading story that Africans living in Guangdong, China, have been turfed out of their residences and forced to sleep on the streets because they may be Covid-19 positive.… Read the rest

End Threat of Locust Plague: Transform the Desert

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End Threat of Locust Plague: Transform the Desert

February 20, 2020

by Lawrence Freeman

Today the food supply of East Africa is threatened by a locust swarm that is ravaging crops in several nations. The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is an … Read the rest

In the Next Decade, Nuclear Power for Africa Is A Necessity, Not An Option

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In the Next Decade, Nuclear Power for Africa Is A Necessity, Not An Option

In the Next Decade, Nuclear Power for Africa Is A Necessity, Not An Option

12/28/2019

In the next decade, beginning on January 1, 2020, African nations must pursue nuclear Read the rest

United Nations Conference: The Lake Chad Basin Should not be ‘Managed’; it Should be ‘Transformed.’

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United Nations Conference: The Lake Chad Basin Should not be ‘Managed’; it Should be ‘Transformed.’

United Nations Headquarters, August 5-6, 2019

On August 5-6, I had the opportunity to participate in the “Third International Conference on the Lake Chad Basin Region: SDG Implementation-UN Read the rest

How the Imperialist CFA franc Suppresses Growth in Africa

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How the Imperialist CFA franc Suppresses Growth in Africa

August 15, 2019

The article in the link below is a detailed and useful expose of how the CFA franc, controlled by France, contributes to the suppression of economic development in Africa.

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Yamoussoukro : capitale scientifique de l’Afrique de l’ouest

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            Yamoussoukro : capitale scientifique de l’Afrique de l’ouest

   Conférence sur les Nouvelles Routes de la soie à Yamoussoukro : faisons renaître le rêve d’Houphouët-Boigny

Cette conférence organisée par l’Association pour la sauvegarde et la promotion de la Pensée d’El Hadj-Boubacar Gamby Sakho (ASPP-BGS), en partenariat avec … Read the rest