Archive for: March, 2013

Economic Ties With Africa Top Agenda of China’s New President

Economic Ties With Africa Top Agenda of China’s New President

China’s new president Xi Jinping lands in Dar es Salaam on Sunday at the beginning of a three-country tour of Africa. Following his recent election, Mr Xi’s visit is a sign of an ongoing fundamental shift in the global balance […]

 
 

CHINUA ACHEBE: We Bid You Goodnight

CHINUA ACHEBE: We Bid You Goodnight
 
 

May Chinua Achebe, The Father of The African Novel, Rest in Eternal Peace

May Chinua Achebe, The Father of The African Novel, Rest in Eternal Peace

The literary fraternity in Africa and beyond has suffered a big blow. The death of the founding father of African literature and master story teller,Chinua Achebe, is a tragedy in the literary circles. Achebe has exited the stage but left […]

 
 

Aspiring Africa

Aspiring Africa

CELEBRATIONS are in order on the poorest continent. Never in the half-century since it won independence from the colonial powers has Africa been in such good shape. Its economy is flourishing. Most countries are at peace. Ever fewer children bear […]

 
 

Why Are We Obsessed With The Oscar Case?

Why Are We Obsessed With The Oscar Case?

A week is a very long time these days. In our addiction to new news, we’ve become a society with ADD, The half-life of any given story is a day, if that. Since the story that Oscar Pistorius shot and […]