SADC: Malawi President Running Away from a Civil Society Communique in Botswana (Afriem) Somene’s opinion. It’s anybody’s guess whether there is any hint of truth in this.
The 20th May general elections of Malawi consisted of three major political families all vying for the seat of the presidency. On one side there were the Mutharikas, on the … Continue reading
The following article was originally printed on Counterpunch here President José Mujica of Uruguay, a 78-year-old former Marxist guerrilla who spent 14 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, recently … Continue reading
Meaning what forms them? Are they born with leadership qualities, or does experience propel them into leadership?This question has captivated scholars for decades. In my attempt to provide my angle … Continue reading
“All those things are feudal leftovers. And the staff that surrounds the president are like the old court.”
Mujica explained that he didn’t have anything against rich people, per se, but he doesn’t think they do a good job representing the interests of the majority of people who aren’t rich.
Sometimes when a story breaks, it’s wise to step back for a little while and wait for it to fully develop, before making any comment or asking any questions. Doing … Continue reading
Lets get a few things out of the way: Firstly I am African so I think I can make the above statement without being accused of racism, arrogance or being … Continue reading