External changes, including the end of the Cold War, helped lead to the ending of apartheid. Gorbachev played a major role in that process.
The latest cancellation reflects the pressure China feels it’s under in the international debt debate.
Like other tragic reformers in history, Gorbachev’s chief legacy is to remind us about what might have been, rather than what subsequently transpired.
South Africa’s healthcare services are overburdened. But this is not because of non-nationals.
Nigeria is preparing to elect its next president in February 2023. That person will have a daunting task fixing a near comatose economy. Here are four priorities that would make the difference.
The loss of a two-thirds majority in parliament would be seen as a significant defeat for the MPLA.
Poet, soldier and critic of postcolonial elites, Hadraawi was the greatest poet of his generation.
Macron’s recent visits to Africa tell a story in which France is doing penance for its colonial crimes while trying to maintain influence gained through colonialism.
The commitment of African leaders remains the greatest obstacle to African renaissance and development. Consultation with citizens is also called for.