Set in fictional Wakanda, a vibranium resource-rich and technologically advanced African country, it shattered records by selling more advance tickets than any previous superhero movie
Angola’s Lourenço, Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa and South Africa’s Ramaphosa all made star turns at last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, visibly signalling re-entry into the global community.
It was last out of 50 countries surveyed. Both adults and children were not learning to read with meaning, and so were not achieving literacy despite attending classes.
Although the First Lady said Mugabe sleeps “with one eye open”, there are no threats to his rule from outside the party. Age is his only real challenger.
In some places strong gains made by the opposition, ironically lead to more repression against democracy activists rather than open up the political space.