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 ICC Indictees – All African

Currently, 120 countries are States Parties to the Rome Statute. Of these, 33 are from Africa, 18 from the Asia-Pacific, 18 from Eastern Europe, 26 …

The Sad Rise Of Boko Haram

Boko Haram, Nigeria’s latest terrorist group, has been bombing its way into the headlines in recent months.

Ama Ata Aidoo: A Personal Celebration

Whether in her short stories, books for children, novels, plays or essays, Ama Ata Aidoo, the Ghanaian and African literary icon who turned 70 on …