Business as usual for Sri Lanka’s double faced and dying good governance

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Thambu Kanagasabai

With the support of 6.2 million people the present Sri Lankan Government swept to victories at both the Presidential and general elections on the slogan of ‘Good Governance’, to remove the ‘Bad Governance’ of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was hailed as a ‘War Hero’ after defeating the ‘Do or Die’ LTTE in 2009.

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Changing narratives: Beyond other rooms for African women

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Prince Charles Dickson

 

Through her voice I saw a free woman, down on her land, a woman who knew how to kill her own chickens, hunt her own possum, cut her own cotton, fix her own roof, make her own whiskey, walk in her own shoes, and speak her mind, tell her own story” – Bonnie Greer, A Parallel Life

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The American election and the global culture of democracy

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

At my residence in Lagos, Nigeria, I tuned to the CNN cable network news and observed the tedious and enraging political battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for the American presidential election.

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Moral values, establishment and society

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Shahper Hassan

The fear of being attacked and the country’s overall economic condition were the reasons the establishment in Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of US/NATO forces and the international community to somewhere else.

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