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Vol 50 No 11

Published 29th May 2009

Tajudeen Abdul Raheem

The death of Tajudeen Abdul Raheem in a car crash on the way to Nairobi airport in the early hours of Africa Day, 25 May, deprives the continent of one of its bravest and wittiest spirits. A rousing public speaker and a brilliant polemicist, Tajudeen had the ability to tell uncomfortable truths to the rich and powerful, and even to his own comrades.

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