The Prodigal Son Returns: Short On Money And Friends, Egypt Rediscovers Its African Roots

A major issue is Egypt’s entrenched culture of racism against black Africans. However, there is now more than US$8 billion of Egyptian investment in the rest of Africa and it contributes a hefty 12.5% of the AU’s budget

Random Thoughts And Heresies: From A Four-Wheel Drive Kingdom, American Warriors, ‘Crazy’ African Boat People, And Proud Ethiopians

WHAT A MONTH OCTOBER was – great stories, tragedies galore, rumours, spy drama, Nobel Prizes dished out, Mo Ibrahim Foundation refusing yet again to dole out the African Leadership prize, name it. So what should we make of all the exciting – and for sure depressing – stuff? At one point, as I reflected on these events, my mind went …