December 2012

Putting together a list of 100 people from a continent of 54 countries will always get a newsroom into heated debate, especially in Africa where …

100 Most Influential Africans (2012): Science

Bright Simons, Ghana. The young and energetic founder of the award-winning technological start-up, MPedigree, Bright Simons ‘company is taking on the counterfeit drugs trade – …

100 Most Influential Africans (2012): Arts & Culture

Youssou N’Dour, Senegal. 2012 has been quite the turnaround for the Senegalese multi-talented, multi-faceted singer, actor, businessman and politician. Having been disqualified from contesting the …

100 Most Influential Africans (2012): Media

Omoyele Sowore, Nigeria Nigeria’s political elite has not been the same following the launch of the online news website, Sahara Reporters, in 2006. The website, …

From Liberation To Normal Politics

If credible opposition parties cannot come from outside the liberation circle in Southern Africa, then perhaps it is time for the liberation parties in the …