January 31, 2023
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Nigerian universities on strike for one of every five years since inception of democracy in 1999

By Charles Nwoke, Abakaliki, Nigeria Having spent five years in the university, including an extra year, Saidu Rabi, (not real name) had hoped this year would be her last.When news broke in March that university lecturers had commenced an indefinite strike, the student of Bayero University, Kano, knew she was in for a longer stay […]

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Morocco: The African Champion

By Professor Amine Laghidi With the beginning of this new year 2022 the Kingdom of Morocco confirms its position as the African Champion and a true engaged locomotive for peace and economic development in Africa and the world. After a perfect score management of the pandemic since the very 1st days of the start of […]

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A Weaker Africa is one of Algeria’ Larger Aims

The Malian Crisis: Algeria’ Destabilising Interference By Abdelkader Filali. Ph.D. Ottawa University The military regime in Algeria, cannot and will never be a peace broker, but a conflict maker. The whole literature, which studied military regimes in various geographies notes that by its nature, a military regime does not have the authenticity and the credibility […]

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Nigeria bloody attack: Death toll rises to 200, thousands displaced

Charles Nwoke, Gusau, Nigeria Nigerian Government on Sunday, said unidentified gunmen killed no fewer than 200 persons and displaced thousands more in multiple ambushes in the North-West over the last week. Officials facing this terrible challenge, have been battling to restore orderliness and peace in the region. Fulani herdsmen and local farmers in the Africa’s […]

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Humanitarian agencies prorogate work in Tigray region facing deadly strike: UN

Charles Nwoke, Tigray, Ethiopia Humanitarian agencies have stopped operations in an area of Ethiopia’s stricken Tigray region where a deadly air bombardment hit internally displaced people’s camp by the country’s 14 years crisis, the UN stated on Sunday. The ugly attack came just few hours after the Ethiopian government had announced a call for “national […]

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Morocco’s Statecraft and Diplomacy: A Robust Shift

By Abdelkader Filali. Ph.D. Ottawa University Statecraft is often popularly thought of as the art and the skills of governing a sovereign state. Simply put it is about managing state affairs. Diplomacy in a nutshell is verbally managing and communicating the complexity of international relations. Statecraft and diplomacy are best tested in critical junctures such as […]

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Mozambique inaugurates special security outfit to combat Islamist terrorists

Charles Nwoke, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique Government of the Republic of Mozambique on Thursday launched a special security force of educated soldiers and police to fight a serious Islamist unrest that has threatened the country’s rich natural gas resources. This was contained in an announcement made by President Filipe Nyusi during the appointment of the new […]

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Splintering of terrorists causing more burden in Nigeria, says NSA

By Charles Nwoke, Abuja, Nigeria Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), the Nigerian National Security Adviser,  says sectionalisation of the Boko Haram terrorist group into the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP is creating an additional burden for Nigerian government. The NSA equally said most contemporary security challenges bedevilling the country and the Lake Chad Basin Countries […]

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Sudan: New coup by unidentified armed men

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announces the dissolution of the transitional authorities. Since the putsch and the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, Sudan has experienced a transition process marred by political divisions and power struggles. Street and international reactions are likely to have little impact on powerful factions pushing for a return to […]

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