Ghana’s Parliament has formally decided not to proceed with a proposed $200 million New Chamber construction. This happened after the revelation of the plan to construct a new chamber was met with wide public opposition. The hashtag #Dropthatchamber trended in Ghana within days after Ghanaians learned of the plan by the Parliamentary Service Board. The…

Okada is a term that emanates from Nigeria. It refers to a motorbike. Lagos, which was once the capital of Nigeria, was so choked with traffic that it was only motor bikes that could move business persons within Lagos with the necessary speed. Secondly, the Okada was able to take passengers to places where the…

Today 10th December 2018 marks 70 years after the United Nations declared the universal declaration of Human Rights. The Africa Liberal Youth (ALY) joins the word in celebration of this important declaration. Human rights are inherent and should not be disrespected for any reason nor excuse. On this day we call on African governments to…

Free Trade, Trade War, Tariffs, World Trade, Poverty, Job Cuts, Protecting Jobs. These are words and phrases that have dominated world news in the past few months, undoubtedly as a result of what has been termed the Trump effect. Many people are uncertain about the long-term economic consequences of President Trump’s increased tariffs on some…

The Rainbow Nation is known for its historic relevance. But Johannesburg stands out as soon as South Africa is mentioned. People are sometimes confused as to whether Joburg or Pretoria is the Capital of South Africa. Indeed, this was a question we used to argue about when we were kids. And why should people not…