Can Muhammadu Buhari address Nigeria’s financial freefall to make the “happiest country on Earth” truly happy for everyone?
What happens when you empower Kenyan girls with cameras?
That said, as a book about the tragedy of lost promise (both of individuals and nations), this dark tale has a lot to say, and says it with a facility that grips tight and holds on to the final chapter.
The following are just three of my top picks from Tribeca – which cover ground from southern Africa, to Castro’s Cuba, to the South Side of Chicago.
Apparently, some folks get a bit peeved when you slip ‘plague’ and ‘humans’ into the same sentence.
We are now experiencing ‘terrorism fatigue,’ especially when terrorist crimes are committed in non-Western nations.
The Algerian election has been dubbed a fraud, rigged and a pantomime of democracy.
All in all, the Etisalat is off to a cracking start as a literary prize.
It should be preposterous, the image of an industrial giant brought low by third world minnows but it remains a powerful metaphor of globalisation.
This week Mark Farnsworth’s film choices from the 2013 London Film Festival feature the Polish post World War 2 drama “Ida,” the British, urban thriller “Sixteen,” South African shocker, “Of Good Report” and “The Fear” a study of domestic violence in Catalonia.