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Olympics: The Games Get Dirty!

It was the sprinting clash of the century – and it lasted for less than 10 seconds. The eagerly-awaited showdown between Ben Johnson and Carl …

Sierra Leone: The Shape Of Things To Come?

On 6 February, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – recently given a second term in office – abruptly withdrew his executive representative from Sierra Leone following …

Togo: Growing Influence

In October 2011, Togo was elected to a non-permanent chair on the United Nations Security Council, seen as both international recognition and a reward for …