Like Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa will fall with a thud

Mutsa Murenje As we mark the 2nd anniversary since the passing on of Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Gabriel Mugabe, my...

Kenya: The State of the Nation

Linda Apollo A way of rebuilding the basis of a nation must be found because only then can the...

Tanzania’s military troops recapture Mozambique’s Mocimboa da Praia

Athuman Kilaye TANZANIA’S military troops deployed to Mozambique – alongside other armed forces to help fight Islamic insurgence have...

Cameroon: Can the Anti-Sardinard Brigade really “capture” Paul Biya?

The Anti-Sardinard Brigade organized a demonstration in Geneva against President Paul Biya’s stay in Switzerland. Cameroonian activists in the...

Mugabe ‘smiling’ after Chakwera’s SADC speech

Albert Sharra If there is life after death as it is assumed elsewhere, former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should...

Zimbabwe’s ‘false’ economic growth

By Paidamoyo Muzulu Zimbabwe Finance minister Mthuli Ncube recently painted a rosy picture of economic growth amidst ravaging global...

Zambia has Decided: Hichilema it is!

It was evident from the unprecedented voter turnout on 12th August that Zambians were determined to change the government....

The man in the mirror: Echoes of Jomo in Uhuru

By Linda Apollo Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the founding president of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, is now at the tail...

Zambia Decides: Lungu Cries Foul As Results Put Opposition’s Hichilema in the Lead

RESULTS trickling in indicate that Zambia’s ruling party Patriotic Front is on its way out as Zambians voted en...

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PODCAST: Digital Taxes and Digital Rights in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to strain most African economies. As more African countries seek to widen their tax base, the digital world which today hosts a lot of enterprises has become an easy target. More governments are today imposing digital taxes. In this episode, we capture highlights from a...

Podcast: Arrested and Tortured for writing a book featuring Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija narrates the harrowing story of how he was arrested and reportedly tortured for writing two novels The Greedy Barbarian and The Banana Republic. He also talks about the role social media played in his release.

PODCAST: How a five day internet shutdown disrupted lives in Uganda

In this episode, I chat with Ruth Aine, a fellow AfricaBlogging author from Uganda discussing the five-day internet blackout in our country that began on the eve of the 2021 general elections. We share our personal experiences and discuss the effects to the economy and free speech in the...

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