April 2012

Africa is in trouble. Its future is once again on the table, and it is Europe that holds the aces. This month issue reports its …

Time To Face Some Home Truths

The blog was written by Field Ruwe, a US-based Zambian media practitioner and author and recounts, in brutal detail, a conversation he had with a …

No Condition Is Permanent

How things have changed. North Africa, long regarded as an ‘island of stability’ in a sea of chaos, has swapped places with sub-Saharan Africa which, …

The Uses Of Protocol-Diplomacy

What did President Barack Obama tell President John Atta Mills of Ghana when the Ghanaian visited Washington DC in early March? Welcome to protocol-diplomacy! When …

Why Kenya Is Fighting In Somalia

There is more to Kenya’s incursion into southern Somalia than meets the eye. From Nairobi, When the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) made their foray into …

The Two Sudans: Elusive Peace?

North and South Sudan will not find durable peace so long as the marginalised population in the border states continues to die. There must be …

Less Talk, More Action

A time comes when less talk and more action is needed. And it is now! After ranting and raving ad infinitum about “the myth of …