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President Obama: What a week!

Home › News › President Obama: What a week! President Obama: What a week! Submitted 3 May 2011 11:08am in News OBama, ‘one ‘helluva’ of a lucky and smart President’ writes Ekow Nelson. The former UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson once observed that “a week is a long time in politics”. And what a week […]

“High-tech lynching of an uppity black man” – America’s Day of Shame

“High-tech lynching of an uppity black man” – America’s Day of ShameEkow Nelson So the United States, the most advanced nation on earth capable of dropping precision-guided missiles to pick out targets in the thickest of forests, had been hoodwinked by a 49 year-old into voting for him even though he knew he was not […]

The challenge of democracy – Can Obama deliver on his promise to Africa?

The challenge of democracy – Can Obama deliver on his promise to Africa? Ade Sawyerr © London July 2009 On Friday 10th July 2009 and Saturday 11th July 2009, the whole world had its eyes trained on Ghana. Everyone wanted to hear what this son of Africa who had become leader of the whole world […]

A new realignment for change in black politics – Opinion

Will Senator Barack Obama win the Democratic Party nomination and go on to become the first black president of the United States of America? Though we do not know the answer now, we know that he has emerged on the political scene as the most prominent of a new breed of black politicians. It does […]

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