Human Rights

Nigerians Have Spoken the Lessons Will Reverberate Throughout the Continent

The Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission has indicated that Nigeria’s Democracy is maturing. According to him “Nigerians from all walks of life went to the polls on Saturday, March 28, 2015 to vote for their leaders. Notwithstanding several hitches and some frustrations, citizens turned out in large numbers and […]


Ultra-Defensive Firewall

DAVID Mandigora appears to have turned to the same Ultra-Defensive Firewall, which he used to end Dynamos’ 10-year wait for the Premiership title eight-years-ago, as he plots another success story in his comeback season at the Glamour Boys. The DeMbare legend was the architect of his team’s championship victory in 2007, which brought an end […]


SADR Takes Part At Meeting of African States' Press Attachés

The Saharawi Republic (SADR) on Wednesday participated at the regular meeting of the press attachés accredited to the embassies of Member States of the African Union. The Saharawi Republic (SADR) was represented at the meeting by Wadadi Salek, press and cultural attaché to the Saharawi diplomatic mission to the African Union. The meeting was to […]


Algeria, South Africa Welcome Decision of AU Peace and Security Council On Western Sahara

The President of South African, Mr. Jacob Zuma, expressed Tuesday the satisfaction of his country and Algeria for the decision taken by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on 25 March 2015 with regard to the situation in Western Sahara. “We expressed satisfaction for the decision of the Peace and Security Council […]

Human Rights

R2P, the International Criminal Court and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities in Africa [document]

Following the massacres in Yugoslavia and Rwanda the international community committed itself to preventing similar occurrences in the future. The developing doctrine of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and the institution of the International Criminal Court (ICC) were the principal strategies that were to form the new order. Because of the centrality that human rights were […]


Prospects, Challenges of W'African Stock Exchange

Eromosele Abiodun writes that African financial markets could benefit from further regional integration of stock exchanges despite mounting challenges The African securities market has witnessed considerable development since the early 1990s. Prior to 1989, there were only eight STOCK MARKETS in the entire continent of which three were in north Africa and five in sub-Saharan […]