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2014/12/15 14:29
2014/12/15 14:29
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In a feat of acerbic verbal tantrums, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka Tuesday December 2, attacked President Goodluck Jonathan and likened the Nigerian leader to Nebuchadnezzar the Biblical...
2014/12/15 14:29
2014/12/15 14:29
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2014/12/15 04:29
2014/12/15 04:29
5d
The symbolic animal There was a recent attempt to claim human rights for a chimpanzee that seemed to exhibit behaviour associated with humans. Could he have turned out to be the final link in the...
2014/12/10 14:30
2014/12/10 14:30
10d
Yenegoa — THE current innocuous status of culture in the socio-economic sphere in Nigeria may well be a thing of the past if government can look inwards, especially in the face of dwindling oil...
2014/12/10 08:29
2014/12/10 08:29
10d
THE great African story teller Chinua Achebe tells of the story of Okonkwo, a great wrestler who had become champion of nine villages before challenging his chi, equivalent of guardian angel, to a...
2014/12/09 07:44
2014/12/09 07:44
11d
We have previously celebrated in this series such Nigerian literary heroes like the late Chinua Achebe, the Nobel prize winner, Wole Soyinka and other cultural vanguards whose literary interventions...
2014/12/08 04:29
2014/12/08 04:29
12d
As the world tinkers with different options to end the reign of the dreadly Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria, members of the creative industry have risen from a special meeting at Eko Hotel, Victoria...
2014/12/05 10:57
2014/12/05 10:57
15d
If 21st century Africa is a story struggling for equality in the global community of stories, to paraphrase Africa's most famous novelist, Chinua Achebe, then Bob Geldof, Bono, and international aid...
2014/12/04 02:48
2014/12/04 02:48
16d
Diasporian News of Thursday, 4 December 2014 GETS UP, STAND UP, AND BE COUNTED; Throughout history it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have...
2014/12/03 12:29
2014/12/03 12:29
17d
As the minister responsible for gender equality and women's rights, as a Kenyan woman and a Kenyan mother, I am greatly appalled by the recent spate of attacks targeted at women and girls. These...
2014/11/27 12:29
2014/11/27 12:29
23d
Devolution CS Anne Waiguru has asked men not to judge women harshly over their attire, saying they dress in manners which they believe are right. "As a female minister sometimes I find myself harshly...
2014/11/27 11:29
2014/11/27 11:29
23d
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta says those who film women being sexually assaulted or do nothing beyond watching such videos should be ashamed of themselves. On Wednesday President Kenyatta said...
2014/11/24 11:32
2014/11/24 11:32
26d
IN international relations, the protection and projection of national interest is indispensable. Be it bi-lateral or multi-lateral relations, national interest is paramount. No nation worth its onions...
2014/11/24 05:36
2014/11/24 05:36
26d
Spurred by the recent success of novelists like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Teju Cole, West African writers are enjoying a wave of critical acclaim for stories inspired by their home countries and...
2014/11/22 22:03
2014/11/22 22:03
27d
In a conversation I recently had with an intellectual friend of mine we looked at what education brings into people’s lives; whether it civilizes them or exposes their inherent prejudices. It’s been...
2014/11/21 18:49
2014/11/21 18:49
28d
Mos Def, the definite article Since 1999, Mos Def has strived to expand and redefine hip-hop – while still finding time to act and agitate. Ahead of his appearance in Dublin, he talks to Jim...
2014/12/15 14:29
2014/12/15 14:29
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