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Trump Chaotic Week In Review

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 1:53 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, U.S.

In a busy week which has included getting parodied by Saturday Night Live to the point of threatening legal action and grabbing headlines for another typo on Twitter, Donald Trump has arguably had more lows than highs. The Trump Foundation will be dissolved due to illegal activity — which leaves Trump and his eldest children looking at […]

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The May Chronicles: Theresa May Continues To Struggle With Brexit

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 6:43 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

British Prime Minister, Theresa May was recently able to defeat an internal Conservative Party no-confidence vote 200-117. However, analysts and commentators like BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg say the vote margin shows how little authority May currently has. “For Tony Blair to go to Brussels and seek to undermine our negotiations by advocating for a second referendum […]

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DR Congo

DR Congo: Why Many Are Clinging To Hope Ahead Of Dec. 23 Poll

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 6:29 am   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES

The ominous signs preceding DR Congo much-anticipated December 23 Presidential election are indications change of power is likely to go the way of history, leaving many with little to hope for. In a few days, Democratic Republic of Congo will hold its highly staked Presidential election. The election is expected to officially halt incumbent President […]

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Nigeria: Voters Apathy Rising In South-East Despite marginalization claims

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 4:42 pm   /   AFRICA, Article, Politics

In Nigeria’s south-east, calls for boycotting of next year’s general election by secessionist movements alongside other factors are fueling voter’s apathy; a situation many feared is inimical to the region’s quest of shooting itself into its rightful place in the country after decades of alleged marginalization. Nigeria’s much-anticipated 2019 general election is almost here. Hopes […]

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Trump Again Threatens Shutdown After Border Wall Meeting With Pelosi And Schumer

Posted: December 16, 2018 at 10:56 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics

On Tuesday, United States President Donald Trump made a previously private meeting with incoming House Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) open to the public. The main focus of the meeting was Trump’s proposed border wall, which he previously falsely claimed would be fully funded by Mexico. Trump is […]

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Why Gentrification Needs To Be tackled At its Source In NYC

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 2:14 am   /   Article, Lifestyle, U.S., WORLD

“Shabby, cottages have been taken over and have become elegant expensive residences… Once this process of ‘gentrification’ starts, it goes on rapidly, until all of the original working-class occupiers are displaced and the whole social character of the district is changed.” This 1964 quote from Ruth Glass, a British sociologist, is the first to coin […]

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Detained Huawei Executive Receives Bail

Posted: December 12, 2018 at 12:41 pm   /   Article, Business, Technology, WORLD

Meng Wanzhou who was arrested in Canada at the Vancouver International Airport on December 1st. Wanzhou is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Chinese company Huawei. Her detention came at the request of the United States who claims she used her position in Huawei to filter business deals with Iran through shell company Skycom […]

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Why Africa Must End Era Of Sit-Tight Leadership

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 5:45 pm   /   AFRICA, Article, WORLD

Africa’s quest to becoming one of the world’s economic and technological heavy-weights is determinative of many reforms, and among them should be a concerted effort to expunge its sit-tight leaders that have dragged the continent backward for too long.   Last week, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s quest to extend his grip on power got a […]

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Irish Senate Takes Stand Against Illegal West Bank Settlements

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 1:23 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Middle East, news

The Jerusalem Post reported last week: The Irish senate on Wednesday night advanced a bill to criminalize business transactions with Israeli entities and citizens in east Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank. The private member bill submitted by Senator Frances Black in opposition to the Irish minority government was approved by a vote […]

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Why The World Must Avoid Another Post-Election Crisis In Madagascar

Posted: December 6, 2018 at 3:11 am   /   AFRICA, Article

Currently grappling with threatening statistics of poverty, another post-election crisis in Madagascar which has become the country’s trademark during polls- would be suicidal. When George Santayana quipped: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” he had situations such as forthcoming Madagascar’s run-off election in sight. Madagascar will hold its run-off election […]

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