A Twitter Moment with Africa’s Straight Shooter: George Ayittey


During the past five years of my stay in the United States, I have come across different members of the African diaspora who are passionate about the future of the continent. I’ve talked to ambitious educated individuals who’ve expressed their determination to one day go back and contribute. On the …

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A Melancholic Day : World Press Freedom in the Horn of Africa – Bumps in the Road Ahead

Press in Africa

On World Press Freedom day, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) released its annual list of the best and worst countries as it relates to press freedom. The usual suspects, Eritrea and Equatorial Guinea, were singled out in a list of the 10 worst countries for censorship. Many other African countries received failing marks. Since, …

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