Oct
28

FULL TRANSCRIPT OF EX-PRESIDENT JOHN KUFUOR’S INTERVIEW WITH THE LONDON FINANCIAL TIMES

FT: Were you worried during that period [when the 2008 election result had not been declared]? Because some of your own supporters have suggested there was the very real threat of a coup during that period.
JK: The coup would have happened if I had ignored the electoral commission and declared an emergency… We had only about ten days… left to the constitutional deadline for transfer of power…[If I had stayed on under a state of emergency] the implication would have been that I had staged a coup!

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Oct
28

“THE RENT IS still TOO DAMN HIGH”

The bank bailout cost each of us $5,000 – no wonder ordinary working Americans can’t make ends meet. You know what I say

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Oct
28

british home office ‘flipflops’ over ban on ‘restraining deportees’ after angolan’s death

Jimmy Mubenga died after being ‘heavily restrained’ for a deportation flight to Angola.

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Oct
28

THE ‘MUSEVENI RAP’

The Monitor (Kampala) Uganda: President Museveni Raps On Stage Rafsanjan Abbey Tatya 26 October 2010 Standby all of you music promoters; President Yoweri Museveni is on market. News of the country’s top man wanting to sing have been swirling around for over five years. During the 2006 Presidential Elections, President Museveni challenged rival John Ssebaana… Continue reading »

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Oct
28

BEFORE 419 WAS INVENTED: WHEN DOING BUSINESS IN NIGERIA WAS GOOD BUSINESS

TIME MAGAZINE Friday, Sep. 17, 1965 Africa: The Nigerian Millionaires Along with pride in status and problems of self-government, independence for the 31 nations of black Africa means the emergence of black businessmen. A few flourish on cottage industries, that early stage of every economy; some are the opportunistic agents of the colonial companies that… Continue reading »

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