By Jimmy Kainja: Jimmy Kainja’s is a longstanding social & political analyst of Malawi & sub-Saharan Africa. You can follow his personal blog at Spirit of muntu and on twitter @jkainja.
By Imad Mesdoua: Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst specialising in the Middle East and North Africa. He currently works for Pasco Risk Management.
From the NYTIMES: Adam Nossiter reported from Dakar, and Peter Tinti from Gao, Mali. Eric Schmitt contributed reporting from Washington, and Scott Sayare and Steven Erlanger from Paris.
I have a new-found respect for Nana Akuffo-Addo. This is a guy who, if his detractors are to be believed, was thrown out of...