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On the horns of a dilemma

On the horns of a dilemma

US involvement in Somalia's civil war stimulated its multilateral engagements in the region The United States is a leading player in shaping peace and security interventions in Africa. In the wake...

A legacy of bloodshed and corruption

A legacy of bloodshed and corruption

The arms industry: fuelling conflict The world’s biggest arms fair, which turned 20 in 2019, is lauded as a ‘fantastic showcase’ by its British hosts, but critics strongly disagree  The Defence and...

Time for change

Time for change

African leadership: the golden age The continent’s current crop of leaders is more acquiescent than their post-colonial predecessors in dealing with external attempts at unwarranted interference...

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...