Monthly Archives: March 2013

From the Publisher

The people of Kenya are to be congratulated for the peaceful elections on March 4, which was devoid of violence. Two weeks since the elections, which by most accounts went remarkably well, uncertainty hangs over the entire elections pending the … Continue reading

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Kenya: A Historic African Victory

By Osuolale Alalade Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Muiga Kenyatta, 51, of the Jubilee Coalition won 50.07 percent in Kenya’s 4 March 2013 presidential election to beat rival, Prime Minister Raila Amolio Odinga, candidate of the CORD Alliance, with 43.31%. The … Continue reading

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ECOWAS and Peacekeeping in the west African sub-region

By Ambassador Peter Layi Oyedele The West African Economic Community (ECOWAS) was officially established in 1975.  This followed intense lobbying and persuading by General Yakubu Gowon, then Nigeria’s Head of State and President Gnassingbe Eyadema of Togo.  In August 1973, … Continue reading

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