One of the many things that the 1994 genocide can teach us is how easily fear can be fostered, how effectively divisions can be constructed and manipulated, how quickly ties that we take for granted can unravel.
The combination of improved life expectancy, greater political stability, and the shift toward presidency-for-life, means that as Africa becomes the world’s youngest continent, it will also have some of its oldest leaders
There there is no evidence at all that membership in ICC has induced good behaviour in any African government
In March 1998, US President Bill Clinton visited Africa, where he waxed lyrical about a “new generation” of African leaders. What happened next?
There are many African countries that are ruled by clueless, corrupt, and cruel despots. If we are to have strongmen, let’s have those who can deliver and change things.