Month: March 2009

Madagascar – Democracy without Democrats!

Yet another African country has been in the news for the wrong reasons to the delight of many Afro pessimists. The creeping coup in Africa’s largest island country, Madagascar, finally became a comical fait accompli with the ‘resignation’ of the President and the assumption of power by a self-created transitional …

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Corrupt Leaders are Mass Murderers

Some time ago I was a keynote speaker at an international conference jointly hosted by two leading policy think tanks on the African continent: ECA and CODESRIA. The former was set up by the UN for Africa while the latter was set up by Africans for Africans. The ECA remains …

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