Central African Republic
Africa’s presidents in profile

Africa’s presidents in profile

Most African countries today are ruled by presidents. Some have notorious profiles as tyrants, while others enjoy respect as democrats. This compilation of brief overviews of their careers shows who’s who. ALGERIA:...

BOOK REVIEW: Of heroes and villains

BOOK REVIEW: Of heroes and villains

Africa’s best and worst presidents: How neo-colonialism and imperialism maintained venal rules in Africa. By Nkwazi Nkuzi Mhango, Langaa Research and Publishing, 2016 Tanzanian writer Nkwazi Nkuzi Mhango’s book on...

Against the odds

The resource-rich Central African Republic faces major obstacles to development The capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Bangui—hardly a Paris in the jungle—one encounters a nation without even the...