Comment on BBC Focus on Africa Blog: “Mix It Up”

Special economic zones (SEZs) have not previously been as successful in Africa as in other regions largely due to mismanagement. However, things may be starting to change in many parts of the continent, as we’re now seeing a growth of commercial enterprise and social...

Read more

African Renaissance

Troubles in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and who knows where next. The wave of unrest and civil uprisings sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East is a clear message from the mass populace that it is time for change. In North Africa, in particular,...

Read more

The Truth About Congo

The on-going violence and consequent human crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has had extensive news coverage. But the news reports don’t really tell the true story. They highlight the plight of the Congolese people and blame the rebel Tutsi militia, led...

Read more

Africa’s Leadership Crises

“You lost, Mugabe – so I’ll be back”. That was the headline in the World News section of The Sunday Times of 4th May. And the week before that the same section of the same newspaper carried a different headline on the on-going situation in Zimbabwe. In fact, over the...

Read more