Columns

Last Woman Standing and the Return of Strong Men, By Azu Ishiekwene

In what appears to be the mother of all ironies, in the same week when Gurib-Fakim was packing out of the government house in Port Louis, the Chinese parliament, the National Peoples Congress, removed term-limit to the Chinese presidency. The exit of Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson from office in January at the…
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Columns

Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: They Changed The World, By Owei Lakemfa

One of the greatest contributions of the USSR to humanity was that it stopped the march of Nazi Germany and reversed its victories; but this came at a cost of over 20 million lives. Also, it demystified governance, and taught the poor, especially workers and farmers that they too can…
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Opinion

Reshaping Humanity: 150 Years of “Das Kapital”, By Owei Lakemfa

If international politics has been characterised in the last hundred years by the rivalry between the West and the East, and shaped by ‘Cold War’ politics, Das Kapital and the ideas it espoused are at the source. Humanity, on September 14, 2017, reached a milestone - the 150th year that…
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Guest Columns

One China, One People, Under One Sun, By Owei Lakemfa

Taiwan needs to study history; Americans do not spill their blood defending another country’s interests; it needs to find out from the Ukrainians and the Georgians. Nigeria, the most populous Black country in the world, on January 11, in Abuja, sat with China, the most populous nation in the world,…
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