This edition of eAfrica begins with an article on the influence of governance on sovereignty. The article entitled: The emboldened triangle covers the aspirations of India, Brazil and South Africa to converge in a Southern pact to rival Northern dominance. Africa's big states addresses the problem of economic development in the bigger African states and the influence this has on stability. An interview with dr Peter Eigen on corruption is included. The last article reflects on a women's visit to Rwanda to confront the reconciliation process.