Now the world’s second largest movie producer, Nigeria’s Nollywood has displaced the USA’s Hollywood and India’s Bollywood as the most important movie industry on the African continent.
Myth vs. reality: what do Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia really gain from contributing troops to the AMISOM mission?
Politics in the Horn is best understood as a marketplace, where the currency is money and violence.
In the past UN could count on the presence of Ugandan soldiers and US special forces in parts of the country but their mission has now ended and a dangerous “security vacuum” is emerging.
The snub signals the return of the US/Africa policy that held sway from 1960 to 2001 when the continent was on the back burner in Washington.