Over the past two decades, the South African comrades have been very busy rewriting the history of the struggle against apartheid by trying to expunge liberal opposition to racial discrimination.
Politics in the Horn is best understood as a marketplace, where the currency is money and violence.
In Benin’s capital Cotonou, Togo’s Lomé and Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou the informal sector accounts for over 80% of non-agricultural employment.
In 23 sub-Saharan African countries, urbanisation would have happened without a single person moving from a rural area to an urban one.
If countries wait until today’s youth reach working age to create jobs, it will already likely be too late to avoid instability from the population explosion.