Crisis in journalism is a crisis for democracy.

Local coverage has been decimated. Residents no longer get the information they need to understand the critical issues facing their community, to make good decisions for their family, and hold elected officials accountable. We need a new model — one that calls an emerging generation of journalists to service, reporting…

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Competing views on healthcare by two immigrant doctors

“Healthcare is a human rights issue,” says Ossy Ekwueme Campaigns for the mid-term election reveal the popularity of Obamacare even with those who opposed it for 10 years who claim to be interested in protecting citizens with pre-existing health conditions. Pre-existing health condition could well have been addressed and repaired…

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Africa’s priority: Infrastructure or Agriculture?

A leading Nigerian business entrepreneur, Alhaji Sani Dangote is of the view that greater investment in agriculture is key to Africa’s sustainable development. Contrary to the widely held view that development of infrastructure was central to Africa’s future, Alhaji Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Dangote Group…

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