0 June 2014 - New African Magazine

Neocolonialism and terror in the Sahel

Professor Jeremy KeenanIn January 2013, New African published an article by this writer entitled: “Mali Is Not Another African War”. Its penultimate paragraph read: “Unless something fairly miraculous can …

The business of terrorism

Wanjohi KabukuruThe security, banking and insurance sectors are some of the industries that have seen growth and benefits, with the rise of terrorist threats globally. …

How East Africa lost its innocence

There are some dates that are now painfully etched into the subconscious of East Africans. One of them is 11 July 2010. As the FIFA …

The era of “Stomach politics”

Pusch CommeyPragmatic consensus and the general question leading to the May elections centred on: Has the African National Congress delivered on its promise of a better …

Solutions lie within our continent

Femi AkomolafeWhile the horrendous wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone have been doused, more such conflicts have been ignited with a vengeance in several parts …

How Africa can beat terrorism

Baffour AnkomahOnce upon a time, the only “terrorists” in Africa, if you believed British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and American President Ronald Reagan, came in …

Zimbabwe: How the opposition MDC-T imploded

Tichaona ZindogaSince its formation in 1999, capped with a close victory in the 2008 elections, Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has given President Robert …

African Odysseys

Beverly AndrewsAfrica’s greatest filmmakers are virtually unknown in the west and by extension even in Africa itself. Dubbing it the “African Odysseys”, London’s British Film Institute is …

So Blacks can invent?

Black Inventors, Crafting Over 200 Years of SuccessAndrew Ose Phiri. The book sleeve tells it all. A picture of Carver G. Washington and Marjorie Stewart Joyner, …