“Image is Everything”

Excerpts from a paper on Media, Governance, and Africa’s Agenda for Development presented by Dr. Uchenna Ekwo of Center for Media & Peace Initiatives, New York at The Global African Diaspora Parliamentary Summit May 22-23, 2012 in Midrand, South Africa. Introduction: In September 2008, William Taft, the 93-year-old alumnus of…

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Parliament without powers

“This is the third time I have cried as an adult” says the 60 year old immediate past President of Pan African Parliament, Dr. Moussa Idriss Ndele who was overwhelmed by emotion while responding to tributes by his colleagues after presenting his activity report of the second parliament in Midrand,…

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Nigerian leader’s support for media freedom

Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan says his administration would continue to uphold media freedom as enshrined in the constitution. He said that as a firm believer in the right of the media, he would stop at nothing to ensure that journalists continue to carry out their duties without let or hindrance.…

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