Understanding World Press Freedom Day

Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right as stated in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media…

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Sudan as Gateway to Trump’s Africa Policy

By UchennaEkwo With the exceptions of major world powers such as Russia, France Britain, Germany, Japan, and China, it may not be an exaggeration to suggest that countries that export oil, terrorism, nukes, or human right abuses in that order automatically fall into the radar of US foreign policy priorities.…

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US Election and prospect of democratic dictatorship

By Uchenna Ekwo When President Barack Obama told his audience in Ghana during his first visit to Africa as president in 2009 that the continent needed “strong institutions and not strong men” – a veiled reference to the pervasive dictatorship in Africa – little did he know that 7 years…

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