Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Joking Aside: What you may have missed in Tanzania’s elections


“I intend to be working [for this country] at all times! I will work while sitting! I will work while squatting! I will work while I’m asleep!” – Dr John Pombe Magufuli,

Western partners can’t provide military assistance to fight Boko Haram, but here’s what they can do

A police guard in Nigeria. Photograph by Stephen Martin.
A police guard in Nigeria. Photograph by Stephen Martin.


The Nigerian military has committed a shocking array of human rights abuses during the war against Boko Haram. These violations have strained relations with international partners and decreased the government’s effectiveness fighting the militants. This issue appears to have reached an impasse, with Nigerian officials accusing the US and other