Archive for January, 2009

Food Insecurity a Threat to Peace in Africa

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Many people go hungry. That may look like an overstatement. No one understands the meaning of this statement more than an inhabitant of any African country picked at random save, perhaps Botswana and Libya. People go hungry literally in most of the other African countries. Where lies the problem? Where is the solution? You have […]

Ghana an Excellent Example of Democratic Transition of Power in Africa

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Many African leaders believe, and wrongly so, that democracy is a western concept and can not work in Africa. Many leaders who fight for democratic change in many an African country turn into neo-dictators when they assume power or positions of discretionary authority. Many African people have tried to cry for an answer. Where lies […]

2009: What does this year carry for peace?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

2008 was a tough year. There was peace disruption in several places including the invasion of Georgia by Russia, rebel attacks in DRC and Uganda, the Sudan crisis in the Dafur and other areas, the bloodless coup in Guinea, the terrorist attack in Mumbai(Bombay) in India, the democratic and health crisis in Zimbabwe, the democratic […]

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