‘Democracy’ Is Dying Or Dead In Africa; The Continent Is Being Torn Apart – Yet That’s One Of The Best Things To Happen To It (The Prequel)

Tuareg separatist rebels in Mali have taken advantage of the confusion in the capital Bamako following the recent coup against  President Amadou Toumani Toure, to gain more territory. They are reported to have surrounded the historical city of Timbuktu, and wo important northern towns, Kidal and Gao, fell to them and their Islamist allies in the last two weeks. Ironically, …

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 …