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Opinion

Language As Development: The Lagos Example, By Festus Adedayo

I see in the Ambode Yoruba language policy the ability to bring back to Yorubaland the profundity of the above regenerative path spearheaded by Awolowo. If implemented with the zeal and vigour that are beginning to be the byword of the Ambode government in Lagos, it will have a remarkable…
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Columns

Red Roses for Valentine, Red Card for Corruption, By Owei Lakemfa

Netanyahu is determined not to go to jail like Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister from 2006 to 2009, who spent 27 months in jail for corruption before parole. This is Valentine week, with billions around the world expressing love for their families and others. It coincided with the Christian Ash…
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Opinion

Allister Sparks: Passionate Crusader Against Apartheid, By Phillip van Niekerk

Though he had charm and a wonderful penchant for storytelling, Sparks never lost the commanding presence of an editor and could come across as gruff and intimidating. Yet his was a positive vision of the country, one he shared with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whom he later wrote a book about.…
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Opinion

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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