Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Ohimai Godwin Amaize

    Jewel Howard Taylor: Meet the woman behind the epic victory of George Weah

Jewel Howard Taylor: Meet the woman behind the epic victory of George Weah

It is often said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. The epic rise of Liberia’s soccer legend – George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah from the football pitch to the pinnacle of victory as Liberia’s president-elect paints a classical portrait of this truism.Considered one of Africa's greatest ever footballers, Weah had taken a shot at the Liberian [...]

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    2019: Why your votes are a waste of time

2019: Why your votes are a waste of time

In Nigeria, the concept of political participation appears to have been reduced largely to the civic responsibility of voting on election day. Civic campaigners, political activists, and NGOs have concentrated a major focus of their efforts in “getting out the vote” campaigns. These groups and organisations, backed with a lot of international donor support are pushing the boundaries of voter [...]

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    Why African youths are switching to old leaders

Why African youths are switching to old leaders

Over the past few years, the world has witnessed a radical shift in the emergence of new economic and socio-political paradigms. From Occupy Wall Street to the Arab Spring and more recently, Brexit, the hunger for change continues to define and redefine the quest for a new world order.At the heart of the revolution sweeping across the world is the [...]

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    Tuface Idibia, Buhari and the limits of activism

Tuface Idibia, Buhari and the limits of activism

Among the top news headlines of the past few days have been President Donald Trump’s supposed Muslim ban; the intrigue surrounding the rumours about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health concerns; the fiery preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman and the secret police’s interest in the content of a sermon delivered earlier mid-January; and the topic of this essay, planned protest against the federal [...]

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