Tagged in: August/September 2018

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The pitted road to justice

In his monthly round-up of trends in West Africa, Desmond Davies focuses on the still unresolved issues of crimes against humanity in Liberia and The …

Identity – a triple-headed conundrum

Why is it considered appropriate to discuss some aspects of African identity – such as nationality and pan-Africanism – but shun discussion of ethnic group …

Who was the real Franco?

The DRC’s Franco, and Nigeria’s Fela Kuti, remain two of the most musically as well as politically influential artists in Africa, despite both being dead. Franco, …

Time for a global flower auction in Kenya

The booming Kenyan floriculture sector, which exports to over 60 countries worldwide and provides a comfortable living to over two million Kenyans, has gained a global reputation …