Addis Ababa seeks to maintain Eritrea’s isolation, and weaken it to the point that it implodes and is formally reunited with Ethiopia. Or it becomes a pliant, client state
Besides South Sudanese paying bribes to register as refugees and enable their resettlement in the west, there were rumours of Ugandans trying to buy themselves refugee status too!
A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.
Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first Messiah…almost everything he did was inevitably positive. The economy grew, rainbows were believed in, the national football team Bafana Bafana were football champions
In many African countries musicians are in the vanguard of popular struggles. In Seun Kuti carries on the legacy of his father Fela by confronting the country’s venal political elite. In Burkina Faso rappers helped overthrow Blaise Compaore