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“Why is DC the venue for this [African Leaders’ Summit] event? + Cocoa”

August 6, 2014

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Thanks for this, Remi.   It’s no wonder as it follows the old pattern of feeling of sense of inadequacy.   At this point in his presidency, I believe President Obama would probably have jumped at the chance to meet the so-called leaders for the same purpose at, say, Dakar but Africa seems doomed with […]

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The World’s 50 Best Business Schools – Business Insider

August 5, 2014

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We recently published our list of the World’s Best Business Schools.  For our fifth annual survey of the World’s Best Business Schools, we asked thousands of professionals from around the world who have experience hiring MBAs to determine the best business school. They came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.   Check out the world’s 50 Best, […]

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The Map that Ruined the Middle East – Gabriel Scheinmann

July 30, 2014

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The thoughts contained in this essay must have more than crossed the minds of millions of educated Africans, especially Nigerians but Gabriel Scheinmann pulls it all together in a way that those of us who are not lettered can see and understand it clearly.  Why not Africa and why, in particular, not Nigeria? Please allow me […]

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A Photo for the Archives: “Vampire” Putin, “Anything to Confess”? A picture that’s worth more than a million words – Tola Adenle

July 20, 2014

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As  world leaders warn Putin to fess up, and as the world wondered in horror whether this man would ever be able to sleep again with the blood of children, men and women dripping from the direction of Our Man in Moscow, he went to a church where all those always regally-dressed Russian clerics seemed […]

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‘Almost nobody on board would have known what was happening’: Expert describes effect of missile hit on MH17 – mailonline

July 19, 2014

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  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2697669/Almost-board-known-happening-Expert-describes-effect-missile-hit-MH17.html   SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014.  1:15 a.m.  [GMT]

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When will U.S. hawks like Dick Cheney own up to their mistake on the Iraqi War?

June 26, 2014

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        Armchair Hawks Still Cling To Fantasies About Iraq By Cynthia Tucker  – for The National Memo   Once upon a time, I believed that if a mature adult made an obvious mistake, he would own up to it, apologize and take responsibility.   I believed that if he were a leading political […]

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Cheney, who led there are-bombs-in-Iraq-let’s-go-to-war brigade, blames Iraq crisis on President Obama!

June 19, 2014

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  “… rarely” has a president ever been “so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.” – Dick & Liz Cheney in the Wall Street Journal “But time and time again, history has proven that you got it wrong as well, sir.” – Megyn Kelley of Conservative Fox News to Dick Cheney. […]

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Siesta time by African leaders at UN Summit: comments worth sharing – A.O. Ajetunmobi

May 15, 2014

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Mugabe resting and, perhaps, dreaming of his humongous wealth at UN Summit, one of Africa’s nightmares about Africa’s “leaders”   The following submission by Dr. Ajetunmobi was circulated among a discussion group on the sleepers at a UN Summit, and looks briefly at the old stereotype of whether Africans are innately pre-disposed to “retardation” of  […]

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Under Jonathan, Nigeria Squandered Oil Wealth, Breeds Corruption- Hillary Clinton

May 9, 2014

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FROM SAHARA REPORTERS   Hillary Clinton during the interview on Good Morning, America by Robin Roberts.  AP Photo by Julio Cortez   Mrs. Hillary Clinton, the former US Secretary of State in separate events in New York City said the Nigerian government under President Goodluck Jonathan, squandered its oil resources, and indirectly helps corruption to […]

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Something spectacular from outer space to awe as well as shock us from complacency, hopefully – Fayth Daramola

April 16, 2014

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                                                                                Blood Moon     As I was about to close my shift at the end […]

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