Libya:Khamis Gaddafi Reportedly Killed By Libyan Army During Bani Walid Siege

Khamis Gaddafi has reportedly been killed during fighting in the Libyan town of Bani Walid a year to the day that rebel forces killed...

What Might Paul And Jeannette Kagame Be Thinking After The Fall...

By David Himbara Dictatorship is a weird thing. It is an elephant and a rat at the same time. The difference between an elephant and...

Trump Administration Cuts Aid To Africa By 35 Percent

By David Himbara President Donald Trump’s relationship with Africa is off to rocky start. At a lunch he hosted for African presidents during the September...

Why We Must Evolve Our Indigenous Greeting Culture

By Nimi Princewill There are values Africans hold on to quite strongly, that people who are considered to be of "Advanced Civilisation" rarely concern themselves...

IS RWANDA THE MOST COMPETITIVE ECONOMY IN EAST AFRICA?

JDM, a journalist from Rwanda posed this question to me. To shed light on this, I look at (a) size of EAC economies, (b)...

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense

By Hartmut Winkler, University of Johannesburg Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment,...

In the Footsteps of a Thousand Rebels

Imagine you were born in a poor neighbourhood in eastern Africa. A neighbourhood so poor, people couldn’t afford shoes and had to make them...

West confuses stability and dictatorship

Commenting on what might happen in Ethiopia after the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Mike Jennings, Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS...

Victim surveys show that crime in South Africa may be dropping,...

Andrew Faull, University of Cape Town South Africans consistently rank crime among their top concerns, second only to unemployment. Between 2003 and 2015, 79% of...

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