Opinion

Impeaching the “Useless and Costly” Senate for African Power Adventurers, By Owei Lakemfa

The primary lesson President Aziz has taught Africa is that the best way to meet the challenge of opposition, is to abolish it; the best way to treat a Senate that will not cooperate, is to eliminate it. Skillful traditional dancer, Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa, narrowly danced out…
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Transition from President Zuma to President Zuma, By Owei Lakemfa

...in my analysis, Dr. Zuma will clinch the ANC leadership and party ticket, and succeed her former spouse as the president of the Federal Republic of South Africa. It might be a transition from President Zuma to President Zuma. In one swing, South African President Jacob Zuma swept the governments…
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The Mandela Legacy: the Costs of Not Pushing Hard on Economic Freedom, By Rafiq Raji

...with the benefit of hindsight, Mr. Mandela should have paid as much attention to economic freedom as he did the political one. Some might say he was constrained somewhat. This is doubtful. The apartheid regime only caved in because it had no choice. Mr. Mandela could have pushed harder. Whether…
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Nigeria-South Africa Recessions: What Africa’s Biggest Economies Must Learn, By J.J. Omojuwa

To get out of recession and return to the path of economic growth, both Nigeria and South Africa will have to implement key reforms in departure from the archaic and unprofitable way of running government. If the rest of Africa expects Nigeria and South Africa to chart a pathway and…
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Opinion

Time To Call South Africa To Order, By Nigeria Independence Group

To put a decisive halt to these attacks, the New Independence Group (NIG) believes that it is of utmost importance for the Nigerian government to become alive too to its responsibilities to Nigerians both at home and abroad. It must begin by recognising the office of the citizen as the…
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OUT OF THE BOX: The United Xenophobic Republic of South Africa, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigeria should not have, among other naïve diplomatic excursions on the continent of Africa, opposed the Western backed National Party dominated apartheid regime of South If Nigeria and Nigerians had prospered like other Western allies of apartheid South Africa, the black populace would have respected us more because we would…
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Failing Hopes And Social Contradictions In Democratic South Africa, By Olu Akanmu

South Africa needs a new generation of Desmond Tutus who will put the current ANC leaders on their toes, speaking the truth to power and challenging the moral conscience of ANC leaders. And if labour strikes are needed to wake up the black political leaders of South Africa, perhaps there…
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