George Weah is best known to the world as the only African to have won the Ballon d’or. With more than two decades gone, the international wire has not grappled with the reality that the legendary soccer star is now president of the world’s poorest country. One could argue that President Weah himself has not come to terms with the reality that unlike the soccer pitch, leading Liberia requires vision and unmatched leadership to get the right wheels turning.
Authorities in the U.K. have jailed a cybercriminal who attacked Lonestar Cell MTN’s network in 2016, causing sporadic disruptions in the company’s service.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her counterparts from English speaking ECOWAS countries traveled to the Gambia on Tuesday to urge President Yahya Jammeh to step down from power following his defeat in the recent election.
Corruption has become the real stuff of public discourse and everyday practice in many African societies, implicating both citizens and subjects, both public and private life.