In Which The Economist Loses a Debate Against Itself

The Economist had a piece on South Africa in the latest issue that unintentionally contradicted itself. I usually try not to let others do my work for me, but these two paragraphs warrant regurgitating in full: The ANC has marked up some notable achievements. It enshrined civil and social rights in the constitution. It abolished [...]

Bangladesh army takes offence of opposition leader’s remark

The Bangladesh armed force has taken serious offence of main opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia’s statement at a public rally in Chittagong in the south. The military press wing Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday in strongly guarded termed the remarks of the opposition leader regarding army official were ‘provocative, irresponsible, false and unexpected’. [...]

Ghana: PPP Launched in the Central Region

The process of forming and organising the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) continued at the weekend. On Saturday 7th January, interim constituency executives in all the 19 constituencies and regional executives were inaugurated into office in the Central Region to organise membership for this fast developing new political movement. The event which was held at the [...]

Ethnic minority leaders blame Bangladesh authority for betrayal

Former guerilla commander, now leader of the indigenous people has dubbed the Bangladesh authority as “betrayal” of their political autonomy of the ethnic minorities living in the hill forest in south-east region. The insurgent leaders of the Mongoloid ethnic communities signed a peace accord after two decades of bush war, since then the implementation of [...]

PJD: Mission Impossible?

Abdelilah Benkirane, the PJD’s (Justice and Development) leader, is living an enviable political moment. His party’s electoral win hurtled him into the inner circle of the King’s decision making process. He was summoned to the Palace to be officially nominated as Prime Minister and tasked with the formation of a new government today. He will [...]

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