Without making the absolute claim, the authors suggest that violence, corruption or a combination of the two are part of what is holding back
His is a two-fold horror: first, that this could be happening to South Africa, of all countries; and second, is that it is becoming an “African country”
Sadat was not of Egypt’s traditional Oriental-European ruling elite stock, and the snobbish upper classes always viewed him as an outsider.
Paradoxically, even as critics say space for free media is shrinking, more and more newspapers are opening up
The Fever even partly explains how malaria fuelled the slave trade, which took millions of Africans from the continent on perilous journeys across seas