What has Africa given to the world in terms of science and technology? What contribution have we made in the areas of philosophy, economics, political theory and political thought? And if the African continent was to disappear from the face of the earth, would the world miss us? Would the world notice our absence?

The Scriptures tell us the sins of the father shall be visited on their children up to the fourth generation. Those who now link the indiscretion or the poor judgment of Kojo Annan to his father, the Secretary-general of the United Nations may have parted ways with the Scriptures…

The attempt by this Administration to incite the UN senior and junior staff to mutiny against their boss is part of the carefully orchestrated plan to blackmail and punish Kofi Annan for doing his job as a good and competent Secretary-general…

All thinking, critically thinking, persons know that since the beginning of time civilizations have come and gone. They know that Western civilization will one day end in accordance with the historical phenomenon of the rise and fall of civilizations…

What greater service is there than the service to one’s own people and to one's own land. Arafat accomplished both: he served his land and his people. He lived his life in the services of his land. Arafat gave wind to the wings of Palestine; he gave bounce to the political protests and rhythm to the Palestinian freedom songs…

One of the problems we have always had as a continent is our unbridled belief that what the West sets as the criterion for excellence must be the universal criterion. Thus if the West says that democracy is the best form of government, we embrace democracy even though in actuality, what we practice is plain oligarchy and dictatorship…

Who can really argue today that Americans are not really scared about the possibility of another terrorist attack in America. Setting up the Department of Homeland Security, and giving it so much power and money to protect the heartland is one proof that both the Government and the people are scared to death…

When you are married like more than half the adults of the world are, and you live in this modern civilized society, you better remember two important dates: your spouse’s birthday, and, the wedding anniversary…

Without rushing to judgment, it is important that we take stock of our success and failures as it relates to Iraq. Have we truly triumphed in Iraq? Have we gained a genesis of new enemies with an agony of defeat on our shoulders?