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Kaz Komolafe

Entries by Kaz Komolafe

Up in Arms

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2012 | 9:49 AM

Long live Africa's newest state, Azawad. After three weeks of fraught interactions between nomadic pastoralists, the Tuareg, and Malian government, which began with a military coup March 22, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad has declared independence from the rest of Mali. The new...

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Shake Me Like an Etch A Sketch

(4) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 11:34 AM

The Mitt Romney camp has started counting its chickens and it seems to like the number it's coming up with. With Romney's victories in Wisconsin, Washington, D.C., and Maryland Tuesday, his campaign is right to start looking ahead to the real race, which starts in August....

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Uganda 2012

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2012 | 7:25 PM

You heard it Saturday afternoon straight from Ugandan Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. The fallacies perpetuated by the Kony 2012 video made great media fodder but led to a mischaracterization of the Ugandan political environment. "Uganda is not in conflict," he said. On the contrary, "Uganda is...

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Newt Gingrich Is No Quitter

(5) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 10:46 AM

Newt Gingrich is not a quitter. That's what he wanted to tell the American people last Friday when he insisted that he planned to continue campaigning for his party's nomination until the Republican National Convention in August.

While some Gingrich fans may be cheering their candidate's courage and conviction, many...

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