Africa Leaders 

African leaders speaking with one voice as youth call for One Africa

By Janet Karim 1If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, now may Israel say; 2 If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men rose up against us: 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul: 5 Then the proud waters… Read More
Paul Kagame Africa OP-ED 

African leadership should have spoken out at the UN

“It is … disheartening to observe that not even one of the African leaders in attendance plucked up the courage to speak poignant truths to the superpowers…,” writes Afam Nkemdiche. “From the destabilizing unidirectional flow of global wealth and the 2008 global financial collapse … the rising threat of climate… Read More

Exploring why African States and African leaders struggle to be Democratic

It has become one of the major political science paradoxes of Africa that a majority of nation states and/or their leaders in sub-Saharan Africa purport to be democratic or to espouse the principles and tenets of democracy yet struggle to live up to the standards of democratization. The question that crops to mind with regards to this irony might be... Read More