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On autopilot to nowhere

After winning the war for independence, Africa seems to have lost its mojo and, without a point of reference, seems to be drifting aimlessly. How can we regain the pre-independence spirit?

The border inside

Back in 2002. Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Uganda President Yoweri Museveni speak to the residents of Kabale, 22 km from the Uganda-Rwanda border, at a meeting to improve relations between the two countries. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)

Saying the unspeakable

Italy’s Luigi Di Maio finally said what everybody knows but pretends not to – that the French pull virtually all the strings in their former …

Something more sinister?

In a shocking confession, made on camera in a new documentary released last month, a former member of South Africa’s Apartheid-era intelligence service says that …