The US government is stuck in a Cold War mentality and using Ukraine for its own geopolitical goals.
- Monday, 30 June 2014 16:39
- Yamila Castro in Berlin
Germany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?
- Thursday, 19 June 2014 17:19
- Kanayo F. Nwanze
Judging from the daily outpouring of commentary, opinions and reports, you would think that there were two African continents. One of them is the new land of opportunity, with seven of the world's 10 fastest growing economies, offering limitless possibilities to investors. There is, however, this other image: a starving and hopeless continent, hungry and poor, corrupt and prey to foreign exploiters.
- Monday, 26 May 2014 17:53
- Angelle Kwemo
US President Barack Obama is fully engaged in building his legacy, as he enters the final two years of his second term in office. And as his recent speeches indicate all 10 of his fingers are busy at work, with one pointing directly at the African continent.