Egypt is one of the major contributors to the African Union budget – to the tune of 15%, up from 12%.
The lease on the only permanent US military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti is $63M a year. China, building its own facility at the other end of the Gulf of Tadjoura, gets a bargain at $20M
Afghanistan, Tunisia, along with Egypt, Uzbekistan and Nigeria, are the other case studies that form the richly illustrated, albeit rather depressing, core of the book
Singer Seal, caused a stir a few days ago when he criticised his soon-to-be ex-wife, former supermodel Heidi Klum, for showing a lack of class by sleeping with “the help”, i.e. her bodyguard of four years, Martin Kristen. “I guess the only thing I would have preferred is that…Heidi show a little bit more class and at least wait until …
Social media has partly solved the “isolation problem” for the brave democrats who take on the tear-gas lobbing police