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The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

How can the current leaders be focused in the mission of achieving a united Africa is a fundamental question that will be discussed in this article. In order to focus on the noble objective of achieving the unity of the African countries, Africa needs a new generation of leaders who must rise above local petty politics of their lone individual …

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African Leaders Busy In ‘Roadside Politics’ says Mushikiwabo of Rwanda

Rwanda

Today [Friday, December 15, 2017] marks day two of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi Congress ahead of the RPF30 celebration day – tomorrow, Saturday 16th. Discussion Panels are becoming more interesting with organizers choosing experienced personalities in business, politics, diplomacy and most especially economics and global trends in general. In the morning, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo met on …

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Youths in Africa need to be more interested in careers in politics

Politics

Politics is not often tabled in career guidance discussions, yet there are good opportunities and prospects for young people in Africa interested in public service. Youths in Africa need to be more interested in political careers. We usually discuss careers in law and business and discuss company formation and types of companies but seldom politics. There are many young people who …

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The challenge of succession in African politics

politics

If anything ever works in the continent of Africa, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Doloz argued, it works through “disorder” where a strange mixture of “smiling and suffering” go together. How does this affect politics? In the thinking of these two European scholars, Africans are people that have elevated chaos and disorder into a political method and have naturalized the combination …

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Survey: Interest In Politics Among African Youths Based On Education

Politics

Youth in Africa with higher levels of education have more interest in politics than those with less education or without any form of schooling. This was revealed in a report released by research organisation Afrobarometer in Constitution Hill on Friday in South Africa. Rorisang Lekalake‚ Afrobarometer assistant project manager in southern Africa‚ said that in the 36 countries surveyed education …

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Africa: Brexit Raises Thorny Questions of Law and Politics

As the world continues to react to the shock of the Brexit referendum, international legal experts are turning their attention to the implications of Britain’s departure from the EU. The modalities of Brexit are laid down in Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty (Treaty of the European Union), which provides the exit clause that permits an EU member state to leave …

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Citizen of Likoma launches new wave of politics in Malawi

Christopher Ashems Songwe is an accomplished Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Service Management and Computer Forensics Specialist from Likoma District of Malawi. He was born-and-bred on the Island of Likoma where he wants to revolutionize politics. In 2013 Christopher, responding to the call of his people, decided to become their substantive MP and represent them under the banner of the Malawi Congress …

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Rocky Dawuni talks Africa politics

Rocky Dawuni and John Legend I first featured Rocky Dawuni on my blog in March of 2012 but prior to that, we’ve had a relationship lasting beyond that timeline and it was in my attempt to check in on him recently that gave birth to this piece where we got to talk about what is new with him and Africa politics. Below is …

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Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Likoma Island Member of Parliament (MP) Ashems Songwe of Malawi, has said Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) and National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) would remain liabilities if efforts are not made to detach politics from their operations. Hon. Ashems Songwe, MP, Likoma Islands, Malawi Songwe, during the debate on the 2019/2020 national budget on Monday said there was too …

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Judgement Debt: What Is It? How And Why Does It Occur?

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Judgement debt can be seen as any sum of money that a court of law orders the losing party to pay to the winning party. The parties in the case may either be an individual, a family, a company/institution or a government. However, this article focuses on the payments of these debts by the Government of Ghana to individuals, families …

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