Statecraft, Diplomacy and Lie Telling

[Guardian] It has become clear, particularly in the 21st Century, that sovereign States, weak or powerful, big or small, often tell lies – small lies, big lies, monumental lies. A lie in this context refers to a presentation of facts with a view to inf…

[Guardian] It has become clear, particularly in the 21st Century, that sovereign States, weak or powerful, big or small, often tell lies - small lies, big lies, monumental lies. A lie in this context refers to a presentation of facts with a view to influencing public opinion in a particular direction. The lies can also be classified into necessary lies and unnecessary lies. Such lies are often presented as 'facts', arising from intelligence gathering or from a deeper understanding of the political terrain which the o

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Governor Loses Supporters in Own Town

[Daily Trust] Minna -The ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) depleted over the weekend in Kontagora, the hometown of Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, with hundreds of members defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

[Daily Trust] Minna -The ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) depleted over the weekend in Kontagora, the hometown of Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, with hundreds of members defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Welcoming the ‘Boss’ On Board

[Leadership] Let me begin with an unreserved apology. After my last piece I took some kind of ‘French’ leave at the expense of you, my esteemed readers. It is my slightest doubt that my inability to feature in subsequent editions of this column may hav…

[Leadership] Let me begin with an unreserved apology. After my last piece I took some kind of 'French' leave at the expense of you, my esteemed readers. It is my slightest doubt that my inability to feature in subsequent editions of this column may have in a way robbed off on my readers. Evidently, some of you like my good friend and professional colleague, Aliu Akoshile, called and whimsically inquired if my ink had gone dry. Far from it! The unavoidable break was actually not intended and while I deeply crave your in

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Huambo to Have Three District Courts – Secretary of State

[ANGOP] Huambo -Three district courts will be created soon in the central Huambo province as part of the country’s justice sector reform programem and judicial map, said on Friday the Angolan Secretary of State for Justice, Orlando Fernandes.

[ANGOP] Huambo -Three district courts will be created soon in the central Huambo province as part of the country's justice sector reform programem and judicial map, said on Friday the Angolan Secretary of State for Justice, Orlando Fernandes.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Student Sex Work Ring Uncovered in Borno State

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) command in Borno, yesterday, said it has uncovered a prostitution rings in various colleges and tertiary institutions in the state.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) command in Borno, yesterday, said it has uncovered a prostitution rings in various colleges and tertiary institutions in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Geoffrey Kamworor Wins New York Marathon

[Nation] Two time World Half Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya finally cruised to his maiden marathon victory when he triumphed at New York City men’s race on Sunday.

[Nation] Two time World Half Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya finally cruised to his maiden marathon victory when he triumphed at New York City men's race on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya