The US has detained suspects without trial for nearly two decades at Guantanamo Bay, far longer than South Africa’s apartheid state ever detained anyone without trial.
Botswana’s “shoot-to-kill” approach toward poachers turned out to be as contentious as it was effective.
In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time, but…
The snub signals the return of the US/Africa policy that held sway from 1960 to 2001 when the continent was on the back burner in Washington.
Unlike other regions of Africa, there’s a growing body of former opposition leaders in power in ECOWAS, including Nigeria’s Buhari, Liberia’s Sirleaf and Senegal’s Sall. They know the pain