CSFilm highlight: An African journalist reports on African issues for German News:
It’s tempting to blame the West for all of Africa’s problems. But it’s an all too common tactic used by so-called benevolent dictators trying to cover their autocratic tendencies, says DW’s Abu-Bakarr Jalloh.
Source Deutsche Welle, 26.03.2021, by Abu-Bakarr Jalloh, Opinion: Tanzania’s John Magufuli hid his tyranny behind a blame game
On Aug 15th, the day Kabul fell to the Taliban, Basir and his family made their first attempt to get into the airport and onto a plane. It would be nearly a month before they escaped into Pakistan. Over the next weeks they would be beaten at Taliban checkpoints, endure crushing crowds and be threatened and sworn at by soldiers from around the world.