Africa Day is a good occasion to reflect on progress of the African Union. It has come a long way, but two years after the launch of its reforms effort, there are still notable divisions between member states and regions
It’s not unusual to witness instances of humiliation at visa offices. Sometimes they shout instructions at visa applicants. Sometimes they throw documents back at them.
That Kagame’s panel also comprises eminent personalities creates the impression that the main issue is all about management. Yet the heart of the matter for the AU is, and remains, political
“A general belief seems to prevail in the Colony that the Indians are little better, if at all, than savages or the Natives of Africa…with the result that the Indian is being dragged down to the position of a raw Kaffir”