Zuma And Dos Santos Plot To Rule From The Grave: Preserving Wealth, Freedom For Themselves And Their Families Is Priority

Zuma was more subtle – he captured the state by proxy, through his business cronies the Gupta brothers. Angola’s Dos Santos disregarded such niceties and carried out a smash and grab.

West Africa Issues Wake-Up Call To Africa’s Tyrants: Holding Former Rulers Accountable For Atrocities Catching On In Region?

The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.

Burundi, Comoros Keep Banging On SADC’s Door, But No One Is Opening – At Least For Now

Does Nkurunziza hope to tap into the anti-Rwanda sentiment that runs in SADC, fuelled partly by rivalry between Kigali and DRC, a SADC member?

What Would It Mean For Nigeria’s Economy And Balance Of Power If Ailing Buhari Were To Leave Office Abruptly?

A cynical view of the Buhari government’s reluctance to let the naira float could be that this would cost Nigeria its prized position as Africa’s biggest economy.

Erdogan Knocks On Doors As Turkey Makes Remarkable Advance Into Sub-Saharan Africa: What’s It All About?

Turkey moved from 12 embassies in Africa in 2009 to the present 39, with another soon to open in Equatorial Guinea. African embassies in Ankara grew from about 10 to 32 during the same period