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No one has asked me for advice for running in 2020

No one in the Democratic Party has asked Hillary Clinton for advice on running for president in 2020, the former secretary of state revealed last week. I can’t imagine why. “Nobody’s actually been to see me,” the two-time failed presidential candidate said in a radio interview. “I see Democrats all the time, and nobody has […]

Nigeria: Ezekwesili, Others Urge Radical Fight Against Corruption

By Kehinde Olatunji Former World Bank Vice President, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is yet to carry out any comprehensive action against corruption. She noted that tentative actions that would go to the radical restructuring of the economy, political and social institutions needed to be carried out urgently. Ezekwesili […]

Labour giants step up to fight FE’s corner

While it might seem that many ministers and government officials have little capacity to deal with much other than Brexit at the moment, education is – in the Labour Party at least – becoming ever more prominent. At the Association of Colleges’ annual conference in Birmingham earlier this month, former Labour Party spin doctor Alastair […]

Venezuela’s Maduro keeps eye on prize: 2018 presidential vote

CARACAS (Reuters) – Just months ago, with crowds of protesters baying on the streets for the resignation of the “dictator” and “murderer,” Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked like a goner. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro gestures while he talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela October 17, […]