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Author: Samwin John Banienuba

The Greatest Of All Times Retires Home To Ancestra

Thursday, June 16, 2016
History is replete with many men and women titled lsquo;the Great rsquo; and they have all had requiems rising to heavenly heights amidst lavish tributes in annals of the past. While all such lsquo;greats rsquo; belong to yesteryears of many ages ago or cocooned in epochs of the selective histo ...

Boutros Boutros-Ghali Goes Home To Rest In Peace

Monday, March 14, 2016
On 16th February 2016 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the Egyptian born Coptic Christian Arab, aristocrat, academic, politician and diplomat, was called home to rest in peace with the Pantheon of African ancestors. Born in November 1922 he rose to international limelight almost 70 years later when he was ...

Of States And Human Behaviour And The Sleeping African Beauty

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Today, globalisation defines world economics and has been pronounced since the twilight years of the last century. The state sponsors and vested sympathisers would want us believe it is about greater competition, increased investments, free trade and free movement of labour. Being the case, as is ...

Africa In Brazil And The 2014 World CupRedefining Afro-Brazilian Relations

Sunday, June 1, 2014
In weeks, call it days, the world will rally in Brazil and spotlight the much anticipated 2014 Football World Cup. For those of us who recently watched Real Madrid snatch the European Champions trophy from Atletico Madrid in the dying embers of the game need no reminding of the propensity for foo ...

Me, Myself And I And The Evolving African Reality

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Me, myself and I possibly first gained currency from English language classrooms where grammar teachers struggled to explain the subject, object and reflexive or intensifier of the first person singular. They probably still remain a puzzle for some speakers of other languages beginning to learn E ...

The African Dream, What Is It?

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Oneirology is the study of dreams where dreams are those mental movies in which we all become involuntary celebrity actors or involved spectators while snoozing or slumbering. It is a science and field of research dedicated to the understanding of the how and the why of dreams. Once people compr ...

Nana Akufo-Addo Lost the Election Petition but Won the Peace for Ghana

Friday, September 6, 2013
An English literary critic is reported to have once said that the greatest virtue in life is real courage to face facts and live beyond them. When faced with the judgement that the National Patriotic Party (NPP) had lost the election petition they lodged with the Supreme Court, Nana Akufo-Addo rose ...

Celebrating Africa Day in 2013, where is Kwame Nkrumah's United States of Africa

Thursday, May 9, 2013
To survive and compete with clout in a rather realist and emulous world Africa has little choice but to unite. It is home truth and a verdict very few political and economic analysts disagree with. For the Pan-Africanist, African unity is much more than plain common sense, it is an article of faith ...

So much about national security, what about human security?

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Although opinions of what constitutes human security vary, freedom from fear and want is palpably the closest consensus definition. To that, the United Nations insists on adding the freedom to take action on one's own behalf. These are individual freedoms and the correlation between them and human, ...

Ghana: a nation addicted to hyperbole or a country in democratic euphoria?

Sunday, December 16, 2012
Very few political observers would disagree Ghana has carved a niche for itself as one of the most democratic countries in Africa today. Do not mind that it is currently mired in post elections brouhaha. It is a model of hope and 'a good news story' in a continent challenged by governance and often ...