The chaotic departure of Western powers from Afghanistan has exposed the brutal reality of the relationship between occupiers and their local servants. The analogy can apply to Africa as well.
The fruits of good governance are as clear and welcome as the rotten fruit of bad governance are unwanted. So where does Africa come on the scale of governance? asks Allen Choruma.
Many African leaders started out as heroes but ended up as villains. Allen Choruma identifies the causes of this recurring pattern