One of the things that most undermines African democracy is election theft. If you look at many bouts of violence and guerilla wars in several countries in Africa – from Yoweri Museveni’s war that started in February 1981, the Algeria civil war that began in 1992 after the military-dominated government cancelled elections set to be […]
OCTOBER MADNESS: Can Stolen Elections In Africa Ever Be Better Than Clean Unpredictable Polls? Yes And No
Why America’s Kim, Not Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala Deserved To ‘Eat’ The World Bank Job, And Dlamini-Zuma Should Be The African Union’s Next CEO
The countries that want a place at the World Bank High Table where the pie is being sliced should pay for it…and back in Africa, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, ex-wife of South Africa president Jacob Zuma deserves to be the next African Union boss. She survived marriage to the philandering and polygamous Zuma, she should find being AU […]
Disease, The Clock, The Gods, Greed And Stupidity Have Helped To Change Africa As Much As Democrats, Generals (The Sequel)
When dictator Mobutu succumbed to prostate cancer, it was the first time anyone would have anything good to say about the dreaded disease – and also the first time the cancer showed any revolutionary potential In “Democracy Is Dying Or Dead In Africa; The Continent Is Being Torn Apart – Yet That’s One Of The […]
Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Burundi Smile Like Siamese Cats At London Somalia Meet; But What The Hell Is Going On In Kismayu?
•Kenya has trained and armed 4,500 Ras Kamboni fighters – while Al Shabaab has about 3,500 fighters left. •With ‘victory’ in Somalia near, the British have eased pressure on President Museveni to behave at home. •Ethiopia needed a trophy ahead of the London conference; it captured Baidoa. •Burundi’s Nkurunziza was feeling so good, he didn’t […]