At the moment of writing this post – October 31, late afternoon – the leader of
The author, remembering Mandela, writes how South Africa galvanized progressive energies in the US in the 1980s.
Seven billion dollars is a lot of money—except when it goes into infrastructure. Then, $7bn, the
With the gutting of foreign coverage by most U.S. newspapers and the need to populate infinite
Big concert this week, October 10, in Kinshasa to honor the 2012 Francophonie summit. Performances by
For two decades Ghana has been celebrated for its democratic politics, on-schedule elections and peaceful transfers
I am very sad to learn that Billy Bang has died at age 63. He was
1. Anyone who has done any kind of archival research will know immediately the use of
“I’ve kept some distance from the 50th anniversary,” my friend says, “because I’m being doubted.” A
There's a lot of hype around Didier Drogba, including that he stopped a civil war in Cote d'Ivoire. How much truth is there to that story?