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Adekeye Adebajo

Adekeye Adebajo

    Ethiopia's Meles: Two sides of an autocratic coin
    Ethiopia's Meles: Two sides of an autocratic coin
    Celebrated by donors as a visionary philosopher-king who brought development to his country of 75-million people, his domestic critics condemned him...
    Sirleaf: Peace prize for a 'warmonger'?
    Sirleaf: Peace prize for a 'warmonger'?
    The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (along with Liberia's Leymah Gbowee and Yemen's Tawakul Karman)...
    Five myths of Libyan intervention
    Five myths of Libyan intervention
    Recent debate about the intervention in Libya that toppled the 42-year autocracy of the eccentric Muammar Gaddafi has not always clarified matters....
    After Gbagbo, what next?
    After Gbagbo, what next?
    The Republican Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the internationally recognised winner of Côte d'Ivoire's election last November, are in the...
    Africa must support Libya intervention
    Africa must support Libya intervention
    The bombing of Libya by American, British and French warplanes in implementation of a United Nations-sanctioned "no-fly zone" has caused a storm of...
    Gaddafi: the despot who would be king
    Gaddafi: the despot who would be king
    Events in Libya suggest that the end of the regime of the world's longest-ruling autocrat, Muammar Gaddafi, is near. It is worth tracing the life...
    Time for the AU to reflect
    Time for the AU to reflect
    As African leaders prepare to meet for their biannual African Union (AU) summit in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on January 30 and 31, it is...
    Where to, Africa?
    Where to, Africa?
    Look no further than Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Algeria, Sudan and our own backyard to get a glimpse of what's to come
    The seven horsemen of Nigeria's apocalypse
    The seven horsemen of Nigeria's apocalypse
    Nigeria, Africa's most populous country with 140-million inhabitants and 250 ethnic groups, turned 50 on October 1.
    The First pan-African martyr
    The First pan-African martyr
    Ruth First fought injustice and pursued a better life for all Africans, but she was killed by a letter bomb 12 years before the liberation of her...
    A midlife crisis for Africa
    A midlife crisis for Africa
    During the annus mirabilis of 1960 17 independent African states were born, creating great expectations for the rebirth of a continent. Unfortunately, while these countries celebrate their 50th birthday this year, Africa seems to be suffering a severe midlife crisis. The continent...
    Our psyches shy of the goal
    Our psyches shy of the goal
    Football has been fertile terrain for political analy­sis since the 1986 World Cup in Mexico when US scholar-diplomat Henry Kissinger assessed the...