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  • Obama 2017-01-09 04:30

    By Vava Tampa

    Obama's last chance to make up for his failure in Africa

    In 2009, seven months after entering the Oval Office, President Obama pledged a new Africa policy. “Africa,” he declared in the Ghanaian Parliament, “doesn't need strongmen. It needs strong institutions.”

  • Yahya Jammeh 2017-01-01 05:47

    African leaders should rally against Gambia’s bully-in-chief

    By John Yearwood

    On a recent visit to New York City, I looked down from a subway overpass on a fight between two men. The shorter of the two pummeled his opponent, who raced across a busy intersection to escape the blows. Then a surprise: He stopped, stiffened his back, rolled up his sleeves and challenged his attacker to come get him. The short guy, suddenly fearing the worse, turned and ran away crying.

  • Iran deal 2016-12-31 20:53

    Key events in 2016

    In many ways, 2016 was a year of extremes. The world saw a massive wave of political change and natural catastrophes. As the year 2016 comes to an end, here’s a look back at the major headlines and events.

  • Congo 2016-12-25 02:36

    Congo’s and Gambia’s power-hungry presidents