Category Archives: Nigeria

Track Laying of Nigeria`s Lagos- Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway Completed.

Track Laying of Nigeria`s Lagos- Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway Completed.

by PD Lawton,    26 July 2020

Track-laying of the high speed, standard gauge railway from Lagos to Ibadan has been completed by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). The project was started in March 2017. The line will soon … Read the rest

Instead of Geopolitics: The Principles of Statecraft

“The matters upon which you are deliberating will determine whether or not mankind survives our turbulent times. Around the globe people are in the streets rising up to protest the intolerable injustice of the dying neo-colonial order that has enslaved all of us. It is a deadly monetarist order that … Read the rest

Why a 1.5 Billion Productive Jobs Program Can End War, Famine, Poverty, and Disease

From the European Union`s corrupted European Agricultural Policy, that has ended up benefitting some of the largest and wealthiest land-owners in the world, including the British royal family; to the mass-scale theft of arable land in Cameroon, Mali, Senegal, Nigeria, Benin and the rest of Africa by modern day feudal … Read the rest

Alexander Hamilton’s Credit System Is Necessary for Africa’s Development

re posted from                                AFRICA AND THE WORLD

http://lawrencefreemanafricaandtheworld.com/2019/10/04/alexanders-hamiltons-credit-system-is-necessary-for-africa-development/

Alexander Hamilton’s Credit System Is Necessary for Africa’s Development

October 4, 2019

Below is a half hour video presentation on the importance of Alexander Hamilton’s credit policy for the development of Africa. The forum was organized by Watch Democracy Grow, an organization … Read the rest

TRANSAQUA : Transform Africa

“The [Transaqua] Project is expected to directly bring economic development to 7 African countries and, indirectly, benefits to 5 more countries associated with the Congo and Lake Chad basins……..The consequences of the drying up of Lake Chad and the loss of source of livelihood in the Sahel is affecting human … Read the rest

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

re posted from                           BLACK OPINION

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