Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes supported Angola’s position yesterday with respect to the need to enlarge the number of permanent and non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
Enlargement is aimed at making the political body more representative and better [Read more]
The prescription the West gave Africa has repeatedly been the Washington Consensus; it has asked African countries to develop according to its standard and system.
The most appalling part of the case of Walter Palmer, who has recently become the most well-known dentist in the US, is not at all the fact that he killed a beautiful lion from Zimbabwe that was easily recognizable by his dark mane and therefore highly photogenic. There are millions of hunters in the world and although [Read more]
President Barack Obama is facing large challenges in this phase of his presidency. After Americans gave priority to great difficulties in regions such as the Middle East despite the relative calm in Asia, Obama has decided to support the stability of his allies in Africa, as if to send a message to an American public [Read more]
Let us remember that in many parts of the U.S. today, many politicians, including some running for president, are fully committed to rolling back gains.
The United States, along with many other Western countries, are losing their edge just as the subcontinent, notwithstanding its chronic problems of poverty, corruption and insecurity, is showing real signs of promise.
It was heartening to see the leader of the free world deliver a ringing public denunciation of the tyranny and corruption that’s destroying the continent.