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From our vault: Sharpeville, a crime that still echoes by J Brooks Spector, 21 March 2013

19 March 2015

More than fifty years ago, a massacre shocked the world and proved beyond doubt the inherent monstrosity of the apartheid system. It may have taken another 30 years for it to fall, but it was Sharpeville that first made its ultimate destruction inevitable. By J BROOKS SPECTOR.

It's Time to Change the Africa Narrative, 21 February 2015

2 March 2015

Ashish Thakkar, Founder of the Mara Group and the Mara Foundation argues that the Western media has outdated and incorrect beliefs about Africa.

I recently watched the BBC documentary, “Rwanda: The Untold Story” which first aired on October 1st, 2014. For those of us who have lived through the 1994 genocide, the documentary is quite puzzling. As a lifelong fan of the BBC, I was shocked by what appeared to be a lack of objectivity and even accuracy in this documentary.

How to Fix Nigeria, But is It Broken? Pertinent Issues Facing Africas Largest Economy Ahead of Impending Elections, 11 February 2015

2 March 2015

What could possibly be the most ferociously contested elections in decades has been postponed for six weeks, but LSE’s Chiaka Osuala looks at points raised at the ‘How to Fix Nigeria – The 2015 Elections & Beyond’ debate held by the Royal African Society in London on 28 January.