Truth to power
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Muhammadu Buhari rode into power on a wave of goodwill – but Nigeria’s troubles just won’t go away.
Technocrats across the African continent are battling to change the direction of corrupt, violent governments
While South Africa voted to chasten the ANC, Zambians endured an election campaign filled with abuse and claims to Godliness.
Robert Mugabe’s indigenisation laws demand that companies operating in Zimbabwe transfer most of their capital into local hands.
A new generation of angry young South Africans seem to have forgotten what made the liberation struggle work.
Once two of the African continent’s most optimistic countries, Zambia and South Africa have sunk to new lows.
African elections and referendums are still a heady mixture of the graceful and the shameless.
Uganda’s president has ruled for three decades – and the opposition is getting stagnant too.
South Africa’s president is direly unpopular and his government on the ropes – but protests against him are just empty symbolism.
Months after an inconclusive election, Croatia has at last picked an almost unknown figure to be its new prime minister: Tihomir Orešković, chief financial officer of a Canadian generic pharmaceutical…