…and absolute power corrupts absolutely – John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834–1902). Ghana is on the verge of plunging into another Kenya, Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast if power-drunk politicians and anti-democrats fail to bury their greedy personal interest. Continue reading ‘Power corrupts…’
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There we go again. Another useless and stupid coup d’etat in Guinea just hours after the former president Lansana Conte died. A gang of thieves and riff-raffs in military uniforms have rubbished the supreme document – Constitution – of the West African State and installed themselves as new leaders.
Continue reading ‘When will Africa think?’
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For how long would Africa continue to be called “the dark continent?” As long as senseless and childish criminals in security uniforms would forever think that the only way to come to power is through bloodbath.
Just this weekend, a group of bandits tried to topple the government of Guinea-Bissau when they attacked the residence of President Joao Bernardo Vieira. After that useless three-hour battle a loyal body guard of the president died in cold blood. If they had succeeded with their dastardly and illegal act Africa would have woken up with yet another senseless coup d’etat.
Continue reading ‘Guinea-Bissau: No senseless coup’