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!

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 …