The moronic inferno. The genocide in Rwanda has been rationalised as an outpouring of primeval savagery. But it had distinct historical, political and psychological explanations
19 March 1999
It is tempting to see the slaughter of the British and American tourists in south-west Uganda as a symptom of the...
18 December 1998
Paul Theroux came on stage at the Lyttleton Theatre on the South Bank to loud applause. He then started ruffling papers...
11 December 1998
Should Europeans recolonise Africa? As the world despairs at the continent's recurring woes - corruption, incompetence...