Author: Jones Nhinson Williams

U.S. President Trump’s “Shit Hole” Comment Vs Haiti’s and Africa’s Labor Market Deficit

President Donald Trump speaks before a luncheon with the US and African leaders at the Palace Hotel in New York THE ISSUES–No one agrees with U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s alleged reference to Haiti and African nations as “Shit Hole” countries.  In Fact, Trump himself is refuting the allegation.  This does not mean that U.S. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois and others who claimed that President Trump made the remark are inaccurate––After all, Senator Durbin and Senator Graham who passively acknowledged that the remarks were possibly made, are honorable, credible and well-respected United States lawmakers and citizens. The fact that...

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Collision of a truck and a minibus killed 18 in Guinea-Bissau

CONAKRY, Guinea – As several African countries face infrastructure problems especially good road networks, their citizens appear to be bearing the brute of this weakness. During the close of last week, eyewitnesses and police sources informed Globe Afrique that eighteen people were killed and another 14 injured in Guinea-Bissau, a small West Africa nation when a minibus collided with a truck. Local police say the truck appeared to have been excessively speeding when the driver lost control and struck the minibus near Bissauzinho, some 15 kilometers (15 miles) from the capital Bissau. Authorities in a nearby hospital said at...

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An enlightened rebutal to Simataa’s article: “Liberia has gone to the Dogs: Footballer George Weah will be the Ultimate American Puppet President!!!”

A young Zambian named Mainda Simataa, who is secretary-general of a Zambian socialist sect, has written a thought-provoking article on several newly elected and/or appointed African leaders, namely Zimbabwe’s president Emmanuel Mnangagwa, the African National Congress’s (ANC) president and South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, and Liberia’s president-elect, George Manneh Weah. In his article “Liberia has gone to the Dogs: Footballer George Weah will be the Ultimate American Puppet President!!!”,  the young man, Mainda Simataa, who self-described himself as a socialist and Pan-Africanist, claimed that Weah is not fit to be a leader or president of Liberia because...

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Minister Varney Sirleaf’s Advice to Weah and Criticism of President Sirleaf are Hogwash

Acting Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf, a beneficiary of Liberia’s loot In theology, it is taught and believed that prophets are not angels; they are human beings who live amongst us and in communities filled with contradictions––good and evil.  These contradictions explain why when individuals express their opinion on a subject, no matter our position in society, we must listen and alter our direction. This is common sense and the most straightforward element of decency. Furthermore, there are only two creatures that do not change––God and a fool.  None of us can pretend to be God, that means when we refused...

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Liberia’s UN vote against the U.S. and Israel: bad Judgment or poor Leadership?

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf By Jones Nhinson Williams New York, NY – December 22, 2017 Allies don’t vote against allies, but Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ordered a vote against the U.S. and Israel at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) because of her ‘apparent’ disdain for U.S. President Donald J. Trump, Sr. and an alleged ‘inducement’ from a ‘powerful’ Arab state. This is a historic mistake rooted in misjudgment, unsophisticated political and diplomatic skills, and short-sightedness. President Sirleaf ordered her UN ambassador Lewis Brown, a non-career, and unprepared diplomat, to join forces with other nations in shaming...

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