On Hong Kong protests: Issues and implications

By Charles Onunaiju In the past one month, Hong Kong, the iconic city of international commerce, finance, shipping and other logistics has been in turmoil, with extremist radicals wreaking havoc on its reputation. By now, it is obvious to any discerning person that the sustained protest by extremist radicals, has little to do with the proposed amendment More...

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By Peoples Daily On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Nigeria elections: Mixing religion and politics

Nigeria elections: Mixing religion and politics By Will Ross As tensions rise ahead of elections in Nigeria, some fear the country’s unity will face a new test and divisions will be exacerbated by a vote which More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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South Sudan children swapping guns for books

By Ed Thomas. Around 300 child rebel soldiers in South Sudan sit proudly with their uniforms and rifles as they listen to their commander speak. There is a sense of excitement because soon they will be released More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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The village that just got its first fridge

By Sanjoy Majumder Three-quarters of the world’s homes have a fridge – an appliance that can revolutionise a family’s life. A tailor in one Indian village has just become the first person in his community More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Insurgency: How have Nigeria’s militants become so strong?

By Farouk Chothia Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram is waging the most brutal insurgency in Africa. It has seized vast amounts of territory, threatening Nigeria’s territorial integrity and opening More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Beleaguered, Nigerians seek to restore a general to power

Buhari in Kaduna By Adam Nossiter Kaduna, Nigeria — Boisterous crowds packed the streets for the retired general, while young men climbed lampposts, walls and billboards to glimpse his gaunt face. Others danced More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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February polls: NUJ and the quest for objective reporting

By Evelyn Okakwu All over the world, political seasons or periods of elections are characterized with various happenings; many of which have been deemed harmful to the society. While information remains the key More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Boko Haram crisis: The victims who fled over Lake Chad

By Thomas Fessy Seven-year-old Fatima lies on her own in a big white tent, crying inconsolably and calling for her father who was killed by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. She escaped with the rest of her family More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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The African leaders who choose power before the people

As part of the BBC’s Democracy Day, Maud Jullien considers the African leaders who have refused to give up power and those who have been forced out by popular protests. The principle of government by the people More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Growing terrorism and Boko Haram’s threat to Sahara region

The kidnappings in Cameroon are evidence that the crisis caused by Boko Haram is increasingly a regional one which is spiralling out of control. It seems Cameroon is being punished for taking on the jihadists. In More...