Presidents Into Kings: We’ve Lost The Fight Against 3rd Terms In Africa, So Here Are Some Parting Sour Shots

AS presidential term limits collapse in the face of attacks by big men in Africa, a seemingly difficult question has taken root: Britain, Germany, Israel and other successful nations in Europe and Asia don’t have term limits. So why is it being touted as the magic elixir for Africa’s politics? It’s a valid question, and the fact that it has …

Why Did Obama Not Arrest a ‘Bad-mannerred’ Schoolgirl, And How Can The Scots Get a Divorce Referendum Without a War?

AS Africans, we have every right to hold a grudge (even hate) the west: They colonised us and, worse, subjected Africans to the worst form of degradation and exploitation – slavery (though, of course, our chiefs were deeply complicit in this crime). Yet, hate it as we might, the West keeps throwing stuff at us that we can’t ignore, and …