With 400 military vehicles already rolling, it’s worth considering what kind of impact Chad’s intervention is likely to make in the fight against Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria. Fortunately, we have two very recent examples of how Chadian soldiers operate as peacekeepers; unfortunately, they tell two very different stories
President Robert Mugabe is officially the African Union Chairman, but there are a few things the leader needs to consider now that he has this post
The late Anueyiagu belonged to a small company of extraordinary men and women whose intelligence, industry, vision and commitment gave renascent Nigeria its original hope, energy and dynamism. He was a major player in Nigerian journalism in its fledging and most critical years, in Nigeria’s nationalist struggles, and in the confounding effort to shape an impressive post-Independence Nigerian identity.
Overspending at Christmas, inquiring about Zimbabwe’s new bond coins and asking that most important question, will President Mugabe (Bob) really retire this year? What of his wife Grace? The festive season is over and Zimbabweans are back to contend with their demons