Donald Trump’s Dilemma of the Ghost of Obama.

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington November 10, 2016. When the three Wise men visited baby Jesus at this time of the year, they brought with them gold, frankincense and myrrh.  The three gifts had a spiritual meaning: gold as a symbol of kingship on earth, frankincense (incense) as a symbol of deity, and myrrh embalming...

Peace is Costly, But is it Worth the Expense?

Gambian President  Yahya Jammeh meets with with the West Africa head of delegation during the election crisis mediation at the presidential palace Banjul, Gambia December 13, 2016 REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh meets  with the West Africa heads of delegation during the election crisis mediation at the presidential palace in Banjul Gambians all over the world are spending Christmas like every other person. But unlike others, the champagnes are on ice. The festivities are on hold and even the Christmas turkeys are marinated with ingredients of uncertainty and trepidation. This...

West Africa Single Currency: The Lesson to Learn From European Single Currency

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Western Africa states which are represented by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a commission comprised of countries of 15 States with an equivalent of 300 million people. These numbers account for 4.5% of the world’s population and just 0.5% of the world Gross Domestic Product (GDP). With an anticipated annual economic growth averaging approximately 5%, ECOWAS is now exploring...

AMR GoldAttends World Bank Symposium on Sierra Leone Economic Recovery

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AMR Gold Country Director interacts with Suppliers AMR Gold new Country Director-Luke Rogers on Thursday, 15th September 2106 attended a one day symposium organized by a member of the World Bank Group. The “Meet the Buyer” Symposium held at the Bintumani Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown brought together more than two hundred participants from the public and private sectors to help Small and Medium Enterprises...

In America, Anyone can become President. That’s The Problem.

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When I said that Donald Trump is a man that needs to be examined from the neck upwards, no one listened. While some have described him as “unhinged”, others have simply seen him as a demagogue and “unfit” to be President of the US. In one of my latest articles, I stated that the only way Donald Trump has talked his way into the psyche of the average American and stay in the news was by raining...

If Voting Changed Anything, They’d Abolish It

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You don’t need an Einstein, a Pythagoras or Darwin to figure out that western Democracy is a semantic anomaly that only works in the West. There are a lot of factors that can contribute to this. There are cultural, historical and interest based types of democracy, but not as we have been told. Even the layman in the street can summarise the tenets of Democracy as “a government of the people, by...

Burkina Faso Prime Minister Released by Loyal Soldiers

Gen. Gilbert Diendere, who was named leader of Burkina Faso on Thursday
Gen. Gilbert Diendere, who was named leader of Burkina Faso on Thursday Soldiers from around Burkina Faso poured into the capital overnight in a show of force as the military has vowed to disarm the mutinous presidential guard behind last week’s coup on Tuesday, with force if needed. Meanwhile, the junta met a key international demand by releasing the country’s interim prime minister, Lt. Col....

President Yahya Jammeh Pardoned Treason Convicts Including a Sierra Leonean

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“I believe in the fear of Allah and forgiveness” Says:- Yayah Jammeh In an action that the people of The Gambia have referred to as unprecedented in the history of their country, President Yayah Jammeh last week acting within the powers conferred upon him by section 82 of the constitution of The Gambia, pardoned all those were convicted of treason since 1994 to 2013 and were serving...

Interview with Addishiwot Asfawosen, curator of Roots Ethiopian Photo Exhibition 2015 Tour

Addishiwot Asfawosen & Prince Michael Mekonnen, the grandson of Emperor Selassie attend Roots Ethiopian Photo Exhibition at Fairfield House in Bath, England
Addishiwot Asfawosen & Prince Michael Mekonnen, the grandson of Emperor Selassie attend Roots Ethiopian Photo Exhibition at Fairfield House in Bath, EnglandLondon based, Ethiopian born Artist, Photographer, African Costume and Jewelry Designer, Addishiwot Asfawosen’s exhibition has brought the Ethiopian city of Arba Minch (Amharic for forty springs) and Fairfield House the...

West African Leaders Reject Democracy

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A plan to restrict West African presidents to two terms in office has been dropped for the time-being by heads of state. They discussed the proposal to impose limits at a regional summit. Togo and The Gambia, both with presidents who have been in power for more than two terms, opposed the idea, diplomats say. The third-term issue has caused a lot of controversy in several African states in recent years. Burkina...

As Europeans Request Security Council Mandate About Refugee Crisis, Jammeh Invokes Tit-for-Tat Reactions

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              “We will give back to the WEST ‘TIT FOR TAT’ as we are no more fools”- Says:- PRES. Jammeh  Speaking in Basse, in the Upper River Region while on his Nationwide Agricultural tour over the weekend, His Excellency Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, had this to say “The WEST has now decided they will...

700 Migrants Drowned in the Mediterranean Sea

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Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says. The vessel, thought to be just 20m (70ft) long, capsized at midnight local time in Libyan waters south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. So far only 28 people have been rescued and 24 bodies retrieved. Italy's PM said it was a European tragedy...

Africa’s New Energy Bonanza

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Dr. Kandeh K. YumkellaOver the past weeks I have been involved in several policy debates, where the good news about sub-Saharan Africa’s very promising economic prospects has been touted by me and others (in spite of the interruptions by Boko Haram and conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan). Written by Dr Kandeh K. Yumkella. Some of the best news was about the energy sector, as...

Terrible Development in the Fight Against Ebola; it Always Begin in Neighbouring Guinea

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Officials in Guinea searching for a team of health workers and journalists who went missing while trying to raise awareness of Ebola have found several bodies. A spokesman for Guinea's government said the bodies included those of three journalists in the team. They went missing after being attacked on Tuesday in a village near the southern city of Nzerekore. More than 2,600 people have now died...

UBA Named Best Bank of Africa

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The innovations by United Bank for Africa (UBA), in providing convenient banking platforms for individuals and businesses have received global endorsement and recognition. The Bank has been named the “Best Transaction Bank” from Africa in 2014 by UK based magazine “The Banker”. This is hinged on the Bank’s e-banking platforms that have positively changed the way businesses...