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Entries by Amb. Robin Renee Sanders from 08/2010

Credible Elections! A Must-Do for Nigeria

| Posted 08.02.2010 | World

Nigerians tell me it is a time for change, a time to move forward, and a time to have leadership that will be by the people and for the people. It does not get any better than that when you talk about true democracy.

Nigeria Election: Constitutional Amendment Debate

| Posted 08.05.2010 | World

The road to Nigeria having credible elections in 2011 is an important one for the country and for the African Continent. The country will embark on a ...

Obama's Africa Forum: Future Is Forward, Not in the Past

| Posted 08.08.2010 | World

This year 17 African nations will celebrate 50 years of independence -- a half century -- and it is time to take stock of what the next 50 years will look like. Who better to have that discussion with than the next generation of leaders?

Nigeria's Youth Express Concerns on 2011 Election

| Posted 08.18.2010 | World

On World Youth Day, many recounted their past experience as voters in Nigeria's 2007 election when they believed their votes did not count and wanted to know what would be different in 2011.

Tick, Tick...The Clock Is Running on Nigeria's 2011 Elections

| Posted 08.24.2010 | World

Last week, President Jonathan signed the new 2010 Nigerian Electoral Act, finally setting the stage for INEC to decide when in the next 150 days there will be a turning point election for Nigeria.

2010 Food Security Challenges in West Africa: Let's Pay Attention!

| Posted 08.25.2010 | World

There have been few reports noting the food security issue that has arisen over the last few months in the West Africa Region. We all need to pay attention to this so that it doesn't turn into a regional crisis.