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Brexit: Theresa May Has The Most Difficult Job In The World Right Now

Hardliners from the left and from the right are pulling at poor Theresa May, threatening to tear her limb from limb. She is trapped between a rock and a very hard place.

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So Jonathan Doesnt Deserve Mo Ibrahim Prize, Really?

It is with bewilderment that we receive the news that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not receive the Mo Ibrahim Award, despite voluntarily handing over to the winner of the 2015 presidential elections, Muhammadu Buhari.

The criteria for winning the Mo Ibrahim Award, as he told the BBC yesterday is that the person should be, in Mo Ibrahim’s words “a leader who came to power democratically and transparently, then moved his country forward, made important key decisions which helped its people and then bowed out gracefully at the end of his or her period.”