Paris extinguished the lights on the Eiffel Tower on October 16 at midnight, and Toronto’s iconic name sign was illuminated in blue and white of Somalia’s flag to pay respect to those affected.
“In African culture the police are there to intimidate, to coerce.” In Nigeria many stations have an informal torture officer.
The current generation of youth is the largest in history, with as many as 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24. African youth account for 226 million 19% of that global population.
A meeting of the Nile Basin states called by Ugandan President Museveni broke down, a reflection of growing Egyptian-Ethiopian tensions. Egypt meanwhile is boosting military cooperation with Eritrea.
Politics in the Horn is best understood as a marketplace, where the currency is money and violence.