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The BBC African Debate: What Debate?

The BBC has been reporting news since its mother company, the British Broadcasting Company Ltd, was founded in 1922 by six British telecom companies. The …

Europe’s Pain Hurts Africa

Perhaps predictions of the imminent demise of the Eurozone, the dismantling of the euro common currency and throwing to the wolves the weaker members – …

Kenya: Waiting For Godot

Kenyans know that general elections are imminent, but the actual date is shrouded in controversy, even though their new constitution clearly says it should be …

100 years of the ANC

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) turned 100 on 8 January 2012 and organised a lavish celebration in the city of Mangaung (formally Bloemfontein) …