Guantanamo In Ghana? Just Outrageous!

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has, by a statement released to the public January 6, 2015, announced the ‘importation’ by appeal some detainees and/or refugees from various parts of the world. Three categories of ‘importees’ are involved: from Guantanamo; from Syria; and from Rwanda. In each of these categories, the justification centres…

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Post-Independence Africa: The Unexpected Agenda

African independence was fought and won on the premise of demonstrating that ‘after all the Blackman was capable of managing his own affairs’. The agenda was, therefore, an optimistic rise from squalor and underdevelopment that had characterized colonial Africa, to an Africa ‘becoming the metropolis of scientific agriculture; the Centre of philosophy and learning’; an…

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Qatar, the Middle East Gem, being threatened by Global Carnivores

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), led by Saudi Arabia and ably supported by Egypt, has bared its teeth at a tiny but most prosperous and stupendously rich Qatar, virtually trying to cow the latter to submission through threats and demands that are as outrageous as they are annoying. Qatar is being accused of supporting terrorism…

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