Oil Polluted Lands Over Twice The Size Of Seychelles In Nigeria. Can East Africa Escape The Curse?

The Uganda oil pipeline through Tanzania should be made into a bigger prosperity corridor, with fibre optics, roads, railways and food silos.


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First Lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya, meets her US counterpart Michelle Obama at the White House in 2014. (Photo/U.S. Department of State).

The First Lady Beauty Index Of African Politics 2010

An interesting pattern emerges when you unscientifically categorise African First Ladies into two categories – whether they are ‘Beautiful’ or ‘Matronly’ and their husband’s politics into ‘Strongman leaning’ or ‘Democrats’. We’ll let you discover it for yourself.


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Why There Are No Arab Democracies; The ‘Curse’ Of Deserts And Camels

Religion (Islam) cannot be the reason why there are no Arab democracies. Perhaps the desert slows down the flow of enlightened ideas – and camels build a character of patience that autocrats are adept at exploiting.