As British ambassador to South Sudan from 2015 to 2017, I was there for the second disastrous collapse of the government. I hope the fragile new peace can become permanent.
“If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.”
The “crocodile” is biting back.
Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Jacob Zuma, has promised an election in 2019.
“I learned to live without hope – and that continues.”
The parties are now gearing up for the fight, but they do so with the knowledge there could be bloody consequences.
A terrifying childhood experience at the US border exposed me to the realities of being stateless.
But the tensions between different anti-apartheid groups were real.
Disclosures under the 30-year rule show that the Thatcher government’s secret role in the conflict was very different to its public one. But a young Theresa May didn’t know that.
Theresa May was grilled on whether she agreed with the Iron Lady’s 1980s views.
President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa declared: “Zimbabwe is open for business.” In reality, it seems, the country is for sale.