On the 25th October 1864, during the Battle of Balaclava, 600 mounted British soldiers of the Light Brigade followed the orders of their incompetent commander and charged a large force of well-positioned Russian field guns. 157 men of the Light Brigade were killed in a few minutes. The event is...
As the world's attention shifts from Doha, a key take away from the largely successful gathering of over 500 delegates from 20 countries, would be that Qatar has had impressive economic growth, despite the Saudi-led blockade. The 18th Edition of the Doha Forum provided a platform for the country...
Despite broad economic growth across many parts of Africa and the Middle East over the past decade, trade relations between the two regions have been gradually diminishing. Both regions share strong historic bonds and have a long history of social and cultural ties. Despite the decline, analysis commissioned by...
The Amir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has said that Dialogue is what bridges the gap between adversaries. The Amir made this known during the opening session of the 18th Doha Forum, holding at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. The Forum which...
The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories in the just concluded polls for the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards 2018, with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed resoundingly emerging as the African of the Year 2018, with...
The message from all MPs, media and people in authority is that it is vital to our future stability and democratic credentials that everyone stays calm, quiet and responsible.” Last week, in African Leadership magazine, I wrote that December 11th 2018 would be an especially historic moment in Britain’s long...
The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, recently made a three-country stop of Africa in her first visit to the continent.  The visit was designed to, among other things, boost Africa-UK relations and reassure the continent of the UK's commitment to sustaining the enduring relationship that it has nurtured over...
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in a generous show of magnanimity, has donated his salary for the month of November 2018 (equivalent of 5,000 USD) to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, as his contribution into a fund set up at the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery...
December 11th 2018 will be an especially historic moment in Britain’s long story. Following five days of debate, on that day the UK’s House of Commons will decide to vote in favour or reject the exit deal that prime minister Theresa May has reached with the European Union. If...
The African Leadership Magazine has unveiled a shortlist of nominees for the 2018 African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2018. The Publisher, Dr. Ken Giami, who unveiled the nominees at the group's corporate head office in the UK, observed that the nominations for the 2018 edition of the...