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Senegal: No Honeymoon For New President

After 12 years in power, President Abdoulaye Wade finally bowed out following defeat by his protégé and former prime minister, Macky Sall, in last month’s …

Woman On Top: Malawi’s New Era

Following the death on 5 April of President Bingu wa Mutharika, Africa now has its second, and Malawi’s first female president – Joyce Hilda Banda. …

Kenya After Kibaki

This year, the curtains will fall on the illustrious career of one of Africa’s long-standing politicians, who will go home after 50 years at the …

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, …