EU should invest in development, not security in Africa

By Nassim Majidi One year ago, 22-year-old Patrick left Douala, the largest city in Cameroon, to become a football star in Europe. A talented midfielder and an ambitious young man, Patrick felt compelled to reach Europe to help him to realise his dreams. But, as he passed through Agadez in Niger, which has become a major transit hub for migrants taking More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

What’s behind the Great Wall of America?

By Belen Fernandez On the Tuesday after Donald Trump’s January inauguration as president of the United States, journalist Jonathan Katz tweeted in reference to the unfolding spectacle: “First they came for the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Iran at 38 and the trajectories of her rise

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran By Charles Onunaiju The Islamic republic of Iran, against all odds, stands eminently tall in the comity of nations for boosting its national aggregates. From electricity generation, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

US embassy relocation to Jerusalem ‘a war crime’

ByJonathan Cook From the windows of the grey, cube-shaped building that houses the US embassy in Tel Aviv, staff enjoy an undisturbed view out over the Mediterranean and a beach adorned in the summer with sunbeds More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

By Danielle Fuentes Morgan I don’t like to write about Barack Obama any more. It’s become painful. I love him and what he represents. His wife is a national treasure. I admire his daughters and their poise. More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Trump’s Muslim ban is a dangerous distraction

By Suad Abdul Khabeer On January 27, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to make good on his promised Muslim Ban. One of the primary provisions of the order is a ban on visas to the US to nationals More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Turkey is ready to share its experience and know-how with Africa in many sectors – President Erdogan

By Charles Onunaiju “We are ready to share our experience in these areas with our African brothers,” Erdogan said at a news conference with his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi. “I think we should do this More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Five thoughts to sober up the morning after Trump

By Marwan Bishara If you’re depressed, whatever you do, don’t go for the easy escapes. Don’t bother taking up yoga, watching soap operas or shopping for expensive stuff. And for all you disgruntled Americans, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Obama’s last chance to make up for his failure in Africa

By Vava Tampa In 2009, seven months after entering the Oval Office, President Obama pledged a new Africa policy. ‘’Africa,” he declared in the Ghanaian Parliament, “doesn’t need strongmen. It needs strong More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The Muslim as a ‘Manchurian candidate’

The imperial-age idea of the ‘conspiratorial Muslim’ has re-emerged with new force and scope. Connecting President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to either ban all Muslims from entering the United States, subject More...