Politics

Living up to his promise

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Nigeria’s Akwa Ibom State, won elections on the back of his promise to transform the state into an economic powerhouse. So far, he is on the right course. In the run up to the last elections,…

How to wreck a country

By anyone’s standards, Libya is a failed state that threatens to destabilise the rest of Africa. The blame for this lies with NATO, writes Moffat Ekoriko US PRESIDENT Barack Obama must be gifted in euphemism. Asked about the outcome of…

Zambia’s new president Edward Lungu settles scores

A new broom – Newly elected head of state Edward Lungu is busily settling scores with his detractors. By Benedict Tembo, Lusako FROM A DISTANCE, he strikes you as a somewhat reserved figure. But it does not take long to discover…
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