I have always believed that the GCC countries will not succeed in Africa unless they abandon their own disagreements and work for the future. Despite their partial "economic” prosperity in many African countries, the GCC countries are still far from the “political” success we aspire...

After the end of my academic trip to South and West African countries I happened to meet with “really unique” personalities during many events and situations. By “really unique” I mean each and every personality represents a separate school from which a whole generation can...

I first came to know about Republic of the Sudan prior to the secession of South Sudan. Things were somewhat stable, prices were affordable and even foreign exchange rate was higher than that in the Gulf countries. What surprised me most was that the US...

My visit to the ancient religious city of Senegal, which was a bastion for resistance against the French colonization in the last century. It’s called “Tiwawan” in Senegal but written “Tivaouane” in French. I thank Dr. Loaltwani, mayor of town and Dr. Mohamed Al- Amin,...

I had the honor to meet with the representative of the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and talk about African identity and how it was the cause of the scourge of war and the fragmentation of the part, cooperation and cohesion...

The Senegalese island of Gorée is considered the most famous tourist island in Africa. It draws its importance from being geographically shaped like the map of Africa, bearing typical resemblance if seen from above. The other reason behind Gorée’s fame is that it had been...

I had the honor of meeting Dr. Mansour Khalid, founder of Sudanese diplomacy and the former Minister of Foreign Affairs. Although the meeting was devoted for the issue of north and south Sudan, but talking to a scholar such as Dr. Mansour involved other dimensions....

At the kind invitation of Timbuktu Institute- African Center for Peace Studies in Senegal, I headed to the Senegalese capital Dakar in August 2016. I was hosted by Professor Bakary Sambe, the AU delegate for peace and a group of African researchers from the Republic...

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