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Geoff Hill

Geoff Hill

    Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
    Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
    In the coming week, New York is bracing for snow and temperatures of -9°C.
    ​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
    ​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
    Walk around the Eiffel Tower and you’re struck by two things: the enormity of a structure three times the height of Victoria Falls, and the...
    ​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
    ​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
    It is the greatest war on poaching in East and Southern Africa.
    Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
    Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
    NEWS ANALYSISA year into his presidency, Muhammadu Buhari may wonder whether it was worth the fight. The airport in Lagos is named for a...
    After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
    After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
    Washington has 50 diplomatic missions in Africa, more than any other country and one of the few with an ambassador in Lesotho and Swaziland. But...
    The double standards of African diplomacy
    The double standards of African diplomacy
    On voting day, members of the opposition were boiled in oil and fed to crocodiles. The event was streamed live on YouTube and the local newspaper...
    Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses
    Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses
    NEWS ANALYSIS
    Success in a rough neighbourhood
    Success in a rough neighbourhood
    It is amazing how fast a country can heal under the right hands. A return to the economic prosperity of the mid-1990s, or even the early 1970s, may...
    Making 'Em Care
    Making 'Em Care
    You probably haven't heard of these journalists and may never see their work. But they live in South Africa and tell billions of people around the...
    When Change Comes
    When Change Comes
    Around the world, people involved in the Zimbabwe debate talk about the WHAM factor or 'What happens after Mugabe?”
    Mugabe's history lesson
    Mugabe's history lesson
    The closure of the Daily News in Zimbabwe and president Robert Mugabe's unceasing attacks on the media are nothing new. Successive governments in Harare have repressed free speech for more than 40 years and got away with it, and that in itself carries a warning for South...