Book Revisits Tanzania’s Nyerere: Saint, Dictator, Nation Builder And African Statesman All Rolled Into One

The book also highlights Nyerere’s power consolidation through overt and covert means. However, his voluntary retirement from the presidency in 1985 meant that he took the elder statesman mantle.

From Mobutu To Kabila, On Its 57th Anniversary DR Congo Is Paying A Heavy Price For Its Corrupt Autocrats

The DRC will mark 57 years of independence on June 30, and it’s an anniversary many would like to forget…it is perilously close to being a failed state.

60 Years Ago Ghana And Malaysia Were ‘Twins’ – Then The Asian Nation Left Its African ‘Brother’ Far Behind. What Happened?

If Malaysia was your home instead of Ghana, you would use 18 times more electricity, live nine years longer, make five times more money, be 72% less likely to be unemployed, and consume 7.5 times more oil

4 Africa Trends: From Nigeria, A Nation That Refuses To Die; To South Africa, A Ruling Party Which Still Has Oomph

Egypt’s Sisi gets it right on dealing with African flight to Europe, and Morocco learns an unlikely lesson from South Sudan’s troubles