OCTOBER MADNESS: Can Stolen Elections In Africa Ever Be Better Than Clean Unpredictable Polls? Yes And No

One of the things that most undermines African democracy is election theft. If you look at many bouts of violence and guerilla wars in several countries in Africa – from Yoweri Museveni’s war that started in February 1981, the Algeria civil war that began in 1992 after the military-dominated government cancelled elections set to be won by the Islamic Salvation …

Capitalism Has Failed – And That Is Why It Is So Great: From Mother Africa Sweet Words For Free Enterprise

Ever since the global financial crisis, and the casualties it left in its wake – home and job losses, broken marriages, near-ruined nations, bankrupted pensioners and savers – capitalism (at least the “western” variety) has taken a bad beating. It, and free enterprise, are considered a scourge, a terrible disease to be avoided, and the breeder of unbridled greed. What …