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Book Publishing for African Authors

The Handelbook quality Handel publishing, aka African Books Network, has been, as their punch line goes, 'Publishing and Connecting Africa!' since the past two decades. Striding...

South Sudan officials may be guilty of war crimes: UN report

More than 40 South Sudanese officials may be guilty of crimes against humanity, the UN says. South Sudan plunged into civil war in 2013, two...

​Nigeria: A Vote against State Police

by Chin Ce  Abuja, Nigeria: The call for devolution of powers to states is getting loud and strident. And a nation whose leaders are notorious...

Liberian church massacre survivors seek US justice

The Monrovia Church massacre in 1990 was the worst single atrocity of the Liberian civil war. About 600 civilians, including many children, were killed while taking refuge in a church... 

To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa’s resources

Written by Lorenzo Kamel  On January 17, Italy's parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat "irregular migrant flows" and...

​What’s Distinctive About the Mess Jacob Zuma Has Made by Jonny Steinberg

CAPE TOWN — Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the president of South Africa, after his party, the African National Congress, pressured him to...

​Managing Ethiopia's political crisis

As written by Gebreluel, Bedasso and Mamo, ethnic politics is not a necessary evil that Ethiopia has to live with - it is rather...

​Nigeria and the shame of a president by Reno Omokri

I must say that I was rather disappointed at the Benue State Governor’s initial response to the killing of 73 residents of Benue State...

Towards a National Rebirth by Ibrahim Babangida

Accountability in leadership should flow from copious examples. It goes beyond mere sloganeering. My support for a new breed leadership derives from the understanding that it will show a marked departure from recycled leadership to creating new paradigms that will breathe fresh air into our present polluted leadership actuality.

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth by Nick Dearden

Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals...
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