Frank Lekaba

Crisis Group

This article is a situational analysis of the current political environment in Madagascar prior to the November 2018 general elections. 


Archie championed the pan-Africanist ideal that Africans should speak for themselves and understand themselves through their own efforts. As an anthropologist he made immense contributions to a better understanding of African people, their achievements and struggles. In a continent where the academy is often oupied by fence-sitters and academic cowards, Archie’s thought is an outstanding challenge.


The Catholic Archbishop of Jos Ignatius Kaigama has raise a timely and profound issue: There should be global mobilisation not just when terrorism rears its ugly head in Europe but also when Africans fall victim in their homelands.