Daily Archives : 2nd December 2009

Zimbabwe: time to go to the polls

Zimbabwe: time to go to the polls

Zimbabwe’s power-share arrangement was put under further strain when the President of Botswana Ian Khama spoke out criticising it. Khama argues that the current arrangement is failing and that the only political solution for Zimbabwe is to have a fresh…

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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings (CHOGM) and the results for Africa

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings (CHOGM) and the results for Africa

International peace and security are among the many controversial issues discussed at the century-old meeting of Commonwealth leaders. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) – is mostly made up of Presidents and Prime Ministers – takes place once every…

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Sierra Leone: trade and investment forum, a post mortem

Sierra Leone: trade and investment forum, a post mortem

It is not difficult to see who the winners of the recent Sierra Leone trade and investment forum were. James Sampha Koroma, for example was the single highest beneficiary of the two-day trade and investment forum, signing a $5 million…

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