Politics

African wealth gap shows colonialism never ended

  Every so often, something happens in Africa that makes me wonder if we really can say that we gained independence from Europeans. The most recent is news that prosecutors in Switzerland  seized 11 luxury cars belonging to the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodorin Obiang Nguema. Teodorin Nguema, who is also (are you ready
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What would Africa look like without the ICC?

Gambia recently announced its exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is the third African country to exit ICC after South Africa and Burundi. Kenya is considering its exit as well. Never mind that Gambian leader himself, having come to power via a coup, has a sketchy human rights record and rule of law
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