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.
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.
Europe did not need Africa in order to become prosperous. Europe colonised Africa because Europe was prosperous and, consequently, more powerful.
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
Egypt’s Sisi gets it right on dealing with African flight to Europe, and Morocco learns an unlikely lesson from South Sudan’s troubles