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LONGREAD: Remembering Steve Bantu Biko

Today marked 41 years since anti-apartheid hero Steve Bantu Biko was brutally murdered at the hands of racist South African police while in their custody. …

Can the Sahel recapture its lost glory?

Today the vast Sahel region, lying between North and sub-Saharan Africa, is characterised by general poverty, lawlessness and the presence of terrorist groups. But it …

China’s long history in Africa

Despite the current frenetic media salvo unrelentingly declaring China’s “new inroads” into Africa, nothing could be further from the truth. China’s presence in Africa dates …