With $8Bn Invested Across Continent, Egypt Could Boost Its Overlooked Peace And Economic Credentials In Africa

Egypt is one of the major contributors to the African Union budget – to the tune of 15%, up from 12%.

A Rough Guide To Foreign Military Bases In Africa: You’ll Be Surprised How Many There Are

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

Singer Seal vs. Supermodel Klum; The Case For Sleeping With The Housegirl And The Gardener – A Rogue African’s View

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, The ‘Leapfrog Effect’, Cappuccino Democrats, And Anti-Politics In Our Side Of The World

Social media has partly solved the “isolation problem” for the brave democrats who take on the tear-gas lobbing police