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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Understanding Obamacare’s premium hike

By Osmond Ekwueme The current argument is that Obamacare is failing because the insurers are losing money. Well, the reason the insurers are losing money, and keep raising premiums and deductibles, is easy to understand. It is because the tax-penalty for failing to buy insurance when you are healthy is…

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Peaceful Sudan is in sight?

By Lawrence Freeman On Monday October 10, Sudan celebrated the conclusion of the historic National Dialogue intended to give birth to a New Sudan and new constitution.  Joining Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir on the dais were the heads of state from Egypt, Uganda, Chad and Mauritania, all who spoke…

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