As world leaders consider what to do about the revelations emerging from the Panama Papers, Liberia's government will be worrying about the fall-out that may cross the Atlantic Ocean from the affair.
- Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:29
- George Turner and an anonymous Liberian journalist
- Friday, 26 February 2016 17:40
- Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta
Echoes of Ghana's past glory and shame bubbles to the surface as the murder of a prominent Ghanaian politician triggers painful memories of the death of his namesake J.B. Danquah almost exactly 51 years earlier, while another Nkrumah seeks to lead the proud West African nation. Amid the soulful reflection, a travelling Nigerian 'man of God' failed to remind his congregation that cleanliness is next to godliness.
- Friday, 05 February 2016 18:30
- Konye Obaji Ori
In accordance with the wish of the Igbo people, Odumegwu Ojukwu declared an independent state in 1967. Many lives were lost in one of the bloodiest wars in the region. Fast-forward to 2015 and Nnamdi Kanu is leading the charge for an independent Biafra nation for the Igbos in a much-changed national environment.
- Friday, 22 January 2016 17:21
- Magnus Taylor
In the Horn, where cash-strapped regimes often teeter on the brink of financial survival and alliances are made and broken with bewildering regularity, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has found willing partners as Saudi-Iranian tensions escalate.