Reggae legend, Robert Marley who died on 11, May 1981 would have turned 75 this year. Marley sang about the struggles of African people while signifying the need for Pan-African unity. As far as the African dream of a free, united and strong Africa is concerned, the words of Marley continue to be relevant to the fight for the total liberation of the continent.
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Nigeria’s border closure is a panicked reaction which violates ECOWAS protocol.
Despite adopting the Malabo Protocol five years ago, efforts by African states to establish the court have stalled.
Growing scepticism of Rwanda’s development achievements could erode the president’s international reputation.
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