How God, Foreigners Fight Nigeria’s War By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe

Too many Nigerians are notorious for seeking to outsource their most important tasks to foreign entities, often divinities. We delight in shipping off our jobs to God. We abide rigged elections – on the woolly excuse that the polity should not be overheated, or the equally spurious contention that all power (including the fraudulently obtained) is assigned by God.

Ogoni Land And The Jonathan Roadshow?

By Ifeanyi Izeze

Agreed that some groups may be frustrating President Goodluck Jonathan’s efforts at addressing the mammoth problems confronting this country, the president himself and the people around him have not shown enough creativity in seizing opportunities that crop up every day to show they are actually serious to make significant inroads in governance.

Journalistic freedom: Tiraspol Times staff weighing options after Moldovan gag law

Inthe aftermath of a sweeping ban of "pro-separatist" media, journalistsat The Tiraspol Times are weighing their options and seeking legaladvice. On 5 June 2008, Moldova outlawed newspapers whose articles can be interpreted as positive coverage of Transdniestria. Moldova's legal authority over Transdniestria is in doubt but the country can enforce its laws internationally.

Transdniestria: Free market reforms cut red tape for small businesses

The pace of economic reform is speeding up in Pridnestrovie withmeasures to boost local manufacturing and small businesses.Registration time for new firms is cut in half. New companies are alsogiven a three year tax free "no tax holiday." . .

TIRASPOL (Tiraspol Times) - Capitalism is about to become a wholelot easier in Pridnestrovie (informally known as Transdniestria, inEnglish).

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