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Time to name and tame

  By Boris Johnson   Like architecture and art, the value of some international agreements lies in the eye of the beholder. But no-one would seriously question the worth of the global ban on chemical weapons.Today 192 countries have put aside their other differences and chosen to be parties to …

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Uncertainties   Over US- North Korea Summit

International enthusiasm over the planned crucial summit between US and North Korea died down Wednesday, as President Donald Trump shocked the international community with his announcement that  the talks would no longer hold June 12 in Singapore. Trump’s decision contained in a letter released from the White House was anchored …

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Another View on Buhari’s Washington Visit

  After about a week’s visit to the United States of America, Nigerian leader, President Muhammadu Buhari returned last week with his hands full with promises of what the American government and its citizens have in store for Nigeria. At least that is what Nigerian government officials wanted the world …

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Another View on Buhari’s Washington Visit

  After about a week’s visit to the United States of America, Nigerian leader, President Muhammadu Buhari returned l ast week with his hands full with promises of what the American government and its citizens have in store for Nigeria. At least that is what Nigerian government o cials wanted …

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What Future For African CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE ZONE?

Some seeming roadblocks not withstanding, the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) agreement signed March 21, in Kigali, the Rwandan capital represents a bold step towards launching the African continent to the next level of economic development. I hasten to welcome the agreement signed by the African countries under the …

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Tasks And Expectations From Secretary Pompeo

On the whole, Pompeo would have his hands full as he takes on   one of America’s most difficult jobs. The future looks bright for him since Trump has openly spoken glowingly about his competencies and their shared vision of American foreign policy It was just a matter of time …

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Tasks And Expectations From Secretary Pompeo

It was just a matter of time before the axe eventually fell on Rex Tillerson, the American Secretary of State under President Donald Trump. Close watchers of White House politics came to an early conclusion that Tillerson who got the boot March 13, was incompatible with his boss. In fact, …

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Angola’s Future After Jose Eduardo dos Santos

The August 23 parliamentary polls in Angola, and the subsequent inauguration of a new president on September 23, the oil-rich Southern African country could as well be a turning point in the country’s march to progress. However, Analysts believe that the vote which formally ends the 37-year rule of President …

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