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September 26, 2017 3:31 AM Great fanfare and setting, but will the Zeitz museum promote grassroots art?

A major issue is the manner in which institutions such as the Zeitz decide what to buy and show. As a "private museum" this is an in-house decision, with no transparent cultural and social engagement with the host city. Traditional, established and best art practice has advisers, consultants and selection committees defining norms. The world’s great 89

September 24, 2017 8:53 AM Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

US President Donald Trump has made new threats against North Korea in response to the country's foreign minister's fiery speech at the UN on Saturday. Ri Yong-ho described Mr Trump as a "mentally deranged person full of megalomania" on a "suicide mission". The US president responded by saying Mr Ri and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around 63

September 24, 2017 5:28 AM Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains

TOKYO — Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host U.S. troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash fire and fury on North Korea? Hasn’t happened — at least not yet. Asia is getting used to living with Donald Trump’s broadsides, though it can’t shrug them off completely. Many people are unnerved, but not panicked 50

September 21, 2017 4:38 PM How Namibia responded to Trump inventing a country called ‘Nambia’

As President Trump spoke to African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday, he made not one but two references to a country called Nambia. “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient,” Trump said approvingly at one point. Unfortunately, there's a problem — good health care or not, Nambia doesn't exist. And so the U.S. president's laudatory 74

September 21, 2017 4:04 PM Kenyan president says Supreme Court election ruling was 'coup'

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country’s Supreme Court staged a “coup” against the will of the people when it annulled his win in last month’s presidential election, his toughest rhetoric yet in the wake of the Aug. 8 vote. His remarks came on the same day that the election board announced the repeat election 63

September 20, 2017 7:21 PM Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told the leaders that many of his friends go to Africa to “get rich.” Below are his full remarks, along with our annotations 57

September 18, 2017 8:16 AM Free SHS policy giant step against poverty — Togbe Afede XIV 

Togbe Afede said it was important for leaders to do things differently and make good use of the resource to better the lives of citizens. "As leaders, our energies should be directed towards wealth creation. We need to pull our people from poverty and that is why I am happy about the good initiatives being implemented by the government,” he stated 50

September 17, 2017 2:32 PM ECOWAS must play lead role in Togo – Togbe Afede

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli and President of the National House of Chiefs, has reiterated the call on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to play a lead role in restoring peace to the Republic of Togo. He said the political crisis in that country was sending wrong signals about West Africa and said it was time the sub-regional 64

September 17, 2017 12:22 PM Togo crisis: ECOWAS must play lead role

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli and President of the National House of Chiefs, has reiterated the call on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to play a lead role in restoring peace to the Republic of Togo. He said the political crisis in that country was sending wrong signals about West Africa and said it was time the sub-regional 31

September 15, 2017 2:15 PM AU must avert violence in Togo – CSOs

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Volta Region have called on the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately step in to avert explosion of political violence in the Republic of Togo. They also appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to intervene to avoid the spilling over of political 36