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The 9+1 Legacies Of Robert Mugabe

VENTURES AFRICA- Robert Mugabe is 91 today. Born 21 February 1924, he is one of Africa’s most controversial and divisive figures. A despot, dictator and racist to many, Mugabe is to several others a ...
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Why Obasanjo Is Not an Elder Statesman

VENTURES AFRICA – This week, former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo tore his party card in a public display of dissociation from the ruling PDP. Obasanjo’s reason for dumping the par...
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Is Nigeria’s Democracy Worth It?

Nigeria’s elections won’t produce the dynamic leader the country needs, but that doesn’t mean its democracy is hopeless. VENTURES AFRICA – Greece’s January election that ushered in the oppositi...
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Is Vladimir Putin Worth $200bn?

VENTURES AFRICA – We know Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is the world’s richest head of state, according to lifestyle and wealth site, The Richest. What we do not know about the ...