Poetry

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Michael Kwaku Kesse Somuah

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Elections: A Democratic Necessity and Aid

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Anant Mishra

According to Robert Dahl, noted political theorist, legitimate elections are one of the seven pillars of a functioning democracy. In order to be deemed a democratic country, a state must satisfy the requirement of having free, fair, and frequent election.

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My personal tribute to the fallen Hon. Otieno Kajwang’

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Joe Khamisi

If there is one week I would want to forget quickly it is this. A single tragedy turned what could have been an ordinary week into one that left me in shock, sadness and nostalgia. The sudden death of ODM legislator Otieno Kajwang’ at the prime of his political career stunned me.

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Poetry

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Echezonachukwu Nduka

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Governor Paluku condemns recent attacks in DR Congo

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Sylvain Muyali

Following the recent killings of innocent citizens, the security situation in the north of the province was the main item for the press conference held by Governor Julien Paluku on November 12th in Goma, North Kivu.

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Dutch Minister Lilianne Ploumen visits DR Congo in a show of solidarity

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Sylvain Muyali

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Cooperation and Development, Lilianne Ploumen, arrived in Goma on Tuesday November 11th at the head of an important delegation on a 24 hour working visit of North Kivu.

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Youthful sharks out to torpedo Raila’s ambition

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Joe Khamisi

Kenya’s Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga must be feeling the heat. The man who is known for destroying parties from within is today faced with an internal crisis in his own opposition party that is endangering his political future.

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Photography: The Bearer Nation

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Tendai R Mwanaka

I took this photo of the Zimbabwean bearer cheques, on a coffee table, in my home, March 2013, as part of the cover suggestions for my book of essays entitled, Zimbabwe: The Blame Game, Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon, 2013.

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UN state that the fight against rebels in DR Congo is a priority

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Sylvain Muyali

The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Martin Kobler stated that the fight against Ugandan ADF rebels active in eastern DRC had become “an absolute priority for MONUSCO.”

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Discussing Means to Secure Palestinian Access to Natural and Agricultural Resources

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Anant Mishra

The Palestinian Territories, consisting of the Gaza Strip along the Mediterranean coast and the West Bank covering the hills between the coastal plain east to the Jordan River and Dead Sea (Palestine), contain several important natural and agricultural resources.

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