Africa’s experiment in a regional approach to security is serious and laudable, but it will take time to build credible capacity. Here are five reasons why Africa is not ready to meet its own security needs – yet.
The harvest brought in about $50 million more than last year. In spite of so many farmers growing the crop, they are unable to reach the volumes grown in the days of commercial farming.
When Mugabe drove 4,000 productive white farmers off their land a decade ago it was a tragedy. Kicking out the last 150 seems like a sad farce. Let's hope that cooler heads prevail.
With six failed banks and runaway corruption, most places in Africa would be looking at a military coup. But the dictator's grip remains strong and he may simply print more money.
Ten sad legacies bestowed by Zimbabwe's perpetual strongman on his nation and people.
For the most part, Africans used to get along with gays and homosexuals even if they might not agree with the behavior. Then came 2013 and widespread retribution.