Martin MeredithMartin Meredith is a historian, journalist, and biographer. He has written several books on Africa and its modern history.
Meredith first worked as a foreign correspondent in Africa for ''The Observer'' and ''Sunday Times'', then as a research fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford. Living near Oxford, he is now an independent commentator and author.
Meredith's writing has been described as authoritative and well-documented, despite the pessimism so often imposed upon his subject matter. Provided by Wikipedia