CRISIS IN THE GREAT LAKES 2: Is Tanzania South Africa’s Trojan Horse? And Why Did Mandela Like Kagame But Zuma Doesn’t?

Kikwete shares both the same intelligence and southern African liberation fellowship with Zuma. History has placed both men on different sides of the fence from Kagame’s Rwanda.

CRISIS IN THE GREAT LAKES 1: For Rwanda It’s Back To 1996… And For Tanzania It’s Back To Uganda 1982

A clash in DRC between Rwanda forces and Tanzanian troops, should it ever come to pass, would there not be so new. It could be said to be a reacquaintance after 31 years.

The Story Of A Great Kenyan Polygamist, Uganda’s Warrior Queen, And African Chiefs And Big Men

October 3, 2012 was the second anniversary of the death of Ancentus Ogwella Akuku, who was better known as Akuku Danger. A Wikipedia entrance repeats the popular story that Akuku was nicknamed “Danger” because “women were very attracted by his handsome looks”. He died on October 3, 2010, aged 94. The Wikipedia post says Akuku Danger married his first wife …

Cloak And Dagger Politics And War: How The ‘New’ East Africa Was Born From The Fires Of The Old

The fact that South Sudan, Somalia and Sudan have applied to join the East African Community (comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda) was unthinkable even as the 1970s ended. The forces pulling East Africa were either southward, when for example Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere, Uganda’s Milton Obote, and Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda formed the famed “Mulungushi Club,” or were toward Central …