Book Revisits Tanzania’s Nyerere: Saint, Dictator, Nation Builder And African Statesman All Rolled Into One

The book also highlights Nyerere’s power consolidation through overt and covert means. However, his voluntary retirement from the presidency in 1985 meant that he took the elder statesman mantle.

In The Shadow Of The ‘Great Helsman’: 20 Years After His Death, Mobutu Sese Seko Lives On In Joseph Kabila

The senior Kabila followed the path of “Mobutism without Mobutu.” His son, Joseph Kabila, has perfected it.

South Sudan Is An Unfinished And Broken State: Here’s The High Price Its People Have Paid For It

It’s the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. One million have crossed into Uganda, and an additional “million or even more” are in Ethiopia, Kenya, DR Congo, and Central African Republic.

Kagame’s Next 7 Years, And The Path To Glory – Or Slippery Road To Heartbreak (Part II)

The potential quandary for Kagame is that Rwanda could become his “Hotel California” of which The Eagles famously sung: he can check out, but he can never leave.

After Kagame’s 99% Vote Win, An Alternative View Of Rwanda And The Untravelled Road Ahead (Part 1)

In this election Kagame was really not running against Frank Habineza or Philippe Mpayimana. His real competition were three “invisible” candidates – Rwandan history, Rwandan geography, and the Rwandan land.