May
16

HAS BOKO HARAM SHOT ITSELF IN THE FOOT?

  May 12 at 11:00 AM HAS BOKO HARAM SHOT ITSELF IN THE FOOT? By CAMERON DUODU When Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist terrorist sect, abducted as many as 300 female students at Chibok Government Girls’ Secondary School in Borno State on 14th April, 2014, its action might have looked to the organisation  like a… Continue reading »

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Dec
26

WHAT DOES SOUTH SUDAN’S FAILURES SAY ABOUT AFRICA’S POLITICAL ARRANGEMENTS, GENERALLY?

  Merry Christmas!   WHAT DOES  SOUTH SUDAN’S FAILURE SAY ABOUT AFRICA;S POLITICAL ARRANGEMENTS, GENERALLY? By CAMERON DUODU As soon as the leader of the Sudan People’s  Revolutionary Army, (SPLA) John Garang, was killed on 30 July 2005,  in a mysterious helicopter crash, while he was returning to his base in Juba, from a trip… Continue reading »

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Jul
28

WHAT THE GHANA ELECTION OF 2008 AND ITS AFTERMATH MEANT TO GHANA AND AFRICA

http://www.global-briefing.org/2011/07/out-of-africa-why-election-fever-damages-african-stability/ Out of Africa: Election fever and African stability Cameron Duodu As we drove towards Abuja airport, I asked the driver, who was busy dodging mounds of earth in the middle of the road: “But why do they pile up the soil, when they are not ready to use it?” “Ah, Oga,” [elderly one] said… Continue reading »

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Jan
15

GOODLUCK JONATHAN IS ‘INSPIRED BY OBAMA’

Above all, Jonathan, who has lived a charmed political life, is seeking to capitalise on two related trends: the phenomenal growth of the internet in Nigeria and political consciousness among its ever more impatient youth.

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Oct
20

IS THE LUCK OF NIGERIA’S GOODLUCK JONATHAN RUNNING OUT? by CAMERON DUODU

On hearing Okah’s allegations, the “Northern Leadership Forum” (a body that makes statements on behalf of Northern Nigeria), called on Jonathan to resign – or be impeached.

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