by Dibo Edet Asuquo The recent spate of abductions of school girls by Boko Haram has finally brought the chickens home to roost. All of a sudden Nigeria has become the main topic on CNN , BBC ,twitter and other social media platforms and we are wondering what hit us. We all seem to have [...]
Apr 29th, 2014
For many years, Ethiopia was the poster child for futility. Hip deep in the mire of cross-generational poverty, the eastern African nation never could find the kind of traction that was allowing so many of its sub-Saharan neighbors to find a foothold toward progress. My visits there as an aid worker ...