The Cuban government on Friday approved a law authorizing the creation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a major shift
19 Nov 2020
Professor Dayo Alao was a good man. He was a man of disarming simplicity and integrity who valued Christian ethics of love and charity. His presence commanded respect.
16 Jun 2020
When Omoyele Sowore made his declaration for a revolution in Nigeria; what immediately came to my mind was Professor Claude Ake’s book “Revolutionary Pressures In Africa” as well as those other books written by Karl Marx...
28 Sep 2019
Cuba slammed the United States at the United Nations Saturday for barring former president Raul Castro and his family from entering the country. Washington announced travel sanctions on Thursday that made Castro -- brother of late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro -- and his relatives ineligible for travel to America.
30 Sep 2018
This column today is about Fela Anikulapo Kuti of Nigeria popularly called Fela and Gabriel Garcia Marquez of Columbia popularly known as Gabo.
12 Mar 2018
Cubans voted Sunday to ratify a new National Assembly, a key step in a process leading to the elevation of a new president, the first in nearly 60 years from outside the Castro family.
6 Dec 2016
Predictably, following the death of Fidel Castro, Nigerian papers are full of glowing tributes to a man described as a ‘friend of Africa’ who ‘stood up to America’ or something ...
5 Dec 2016
The man in line for the job is Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who is relatively young at 56, outside the small circle of guerrilla war veterans and not a family member.
4 Dec 2016
Cuban President Raul Castro pledged Saturday to uphold his brother Fidel's socialist revolution at a massive rally in honor of the communist icon before his burial.
4 Dec 2016
Fidel Castro gave his valedictory speech to Cubans on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, and on Saturday, November 26, 2016, his passing was announced. Fidel was larger than life.
4 Dec 2016
It was the great wordsmith, William Shakespeare who wrote the immortal lines, ‘The evil that men do live after them.’ Permit me also to add that ‘the good that men do, also lives after them.’
3 Dec 2016
The convoy carrying the ashes of Cuba's late communist leader Fidel Castro capped an island-wide journey on Saturday, reaching the cradle of his revolution for a big ceremony before his burial.