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Ailing and failing

Ailing and failing

The Nigerian president’s battle with ill-health means he is struggling to fulfil his election campaign promises Joseph Adeyeye Nigeria is battling a bloody Islamic insurgency in its northern region,...

Selfish luxury, selfish greed

Selfish luxury, selfish greed

Despite presiding over one of Africa’s richest countries, Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogois the very model of an African dictator Wilson Johwa Equatorial Guinea’s...

Democracy hypocrisy

Democracy hypocrisy

Instead of toppling autocrats across Africa, the AU’s lip service to democracy props them up Critics have long argued that the African Union (AU) supports the authoritarian rule of many of the...