Bashir’s 30-Year Rule Ends. Now  Sudan Can Avoid Past Mistakes By Drawing Lessons From Its History

A MILITARY coup d’etat in Sudan has ended Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule. This is the sixth coup the country’s military have led since independence in 1956. The military were pressured into the coup by the country’s third major civilian uprising. Historically, the two most famous uprisings were the October Revolution of 1964, which ushered out Sudan’s first military regime, and …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: A Well Told Story Of Liberia’s Two-Time President And Africa’s First Elected Female President

Sirleaf’s parents were adopted rather than born into Liberia’s dominant minority, targets of the “Christian duty” felt by many wealthy Americo-Liberian families to liberate “tribal children” from rural areas.

Cry Beloved Zimbabwe: Can New Leaders Fix Its Potemkin Economy Now That Mugabe Is Out?

US dollar notes are smuggled out of the country or jealously hoarded in pillows and under mattresses. “You can rig elections, but you cannot rig the economy”.