From Mobutu To Kabila, On Its 57th Anniversary DR Congo Is Paying A Heavy Price For Its Corrupt Autocrats






The DRC will mark 57 years of independence on June 30, and it’s an anniversary many would like to forget…it is perilously close to being a failed state.

Nigeria Is Finally Winning The Battle Against Boko Haram. But Is It Losing The War?






The jihadists once controlled most of northeastern Borno and some neighbouring states, were about 15,000 strong, and even imposed a tax “for breathing”.