Sport, football in particular, remains defeated in its quest at sanitizing its image as a potent, albeit reluctant, political tool. It is a fight that those high up in football feel that football needs to win. But as the as players, rather than clubs, accrue
On the eve of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia, FIFA top dogs and representatives from its 200 plus member states national football associations met in Moscow, on June 13, for one last piece of business. The key business of the 68th FIFA Congress was
Full text of the statement by eight senior Nation Media Group columnists who withdrew their columns from the East African media powerhouse over infringement of media freedoms in Kenya. One of the NMG columnists involved, Prof Nic Cheeseman (@Fromagehomme), summarizes the global reasons behind the
That Barack Obama and Trudeau dinner. Bromance? Or a subliminal message to the geopolitical world ? In the final months of his presidency, insistently quizzed on his plans after office, Barack Obama indicated that he would spend his time mentoring the next generation of community
Leftist South African opposition grouping, EFF, once again reminded us of a period when the bubble of African Renaissance burst. At the eve of the 2010 19th edition of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, we all danced to Shakira’s Ke Nako It was
The Joseph Malema led Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) pushed on with it’s land redistribution plan. EFF unsuccessfully sponsored a motion in the ANC majority South African parliament for land expropriation without compensation. In the aftermath of a scathing defeat, EFF still went to the attack.
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S ADDRESS TO A JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS Remarks as prepared for delivery TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr.Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark
It had been an open secret that Kenyan’s weren’t too impressed by a spirited, well funded, high profile campaign by Kenya’s foreign affairs cabinet secretary, Amina Mohammad, to chair the AU chair. In the midst of ravaging drought, public workers industrial arrest- notably public doctors
British prime minister Theresa May’s speech talked about all the right things: big business, free markets, globalization, The European Union, partnerships etc. A keen audience she had as the room at Davos2017 was packed for the day’s and probably the world economic forum, key event.
Kenya decides 2013. The most expensive election both for the state and aspirants, this Kenya General Elections 2013, it is said to be. The expense, we would like to think, stems from the efforts of the former seeking to avoid the mistakes of the past,