Saturday, October 19, 2019

Between Saving the Economy and Winning Elections – Joyce Banda

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.

Why the Hardest Part is Yet to Come

By Imad Mesdoua: Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst specialising in the Middle East and North Africa. He currently works for Pasco Risk Management.

Mali War Shifts as Rebels Hide in High Sahara

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.

Akuffo Addo & Frimpong Boateng, Wikileaks, Dismissals and Matters Arising

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...