Episode #9: Tanzanian politician Tundu Lisu’s return from exile and President Samia Suluhu’s efforts at broadening civic space

An attempt on his life that left him for dead with 16 bullet wounds led Tundu Lissu to life...

Kenya’s Raila Odinga makes fresh election rigging claims against President William Ruto

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed not to recognize William Ruto as president following fresh election rigging claims...

Episode #8: Unpacking South Africa’s Load Shedding and Energy Crisis ft Andile Zulu

In this episode of the Africa Blogging podcast, we unpack South Africa’s energy crisis which has now resulted in...

A divided electoral commission: Who was really fighting to save Kenya’s democracy in the August 2022 elections?

Today, three IEBC commissioners retire after quite an interesting journey running Kenya’s election agency. Their retirement brings back to...

Episode #6: A win for Free Speech in Uganda

Early this week the Constitutional Court in Uganda delivered a big blow to the state’s efforts at curtailing freedom...

Steering the Zambian Economy, Hakainde Hichelema’s wins ft Paul Shalala

In this episode, we speak to Paul Shalala, an award-winning Zambian journalist who works with the national broadcaster ZNBC and...

2022 Review: The Ghana perspective with a dash of Nigeria ft Immanuel Obeng’- Akrofi

In this episode, I speak to Ghanaian political scientist and Africa Blogging author Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi about the worrying economic...

2022 Review: A Focus on Uganda with Pru Nyamishana

In this episode, I speak to Pru Nyamishana a founding member of Africa Blogging, a blogger, podcaster and human...

Only three African women make it to Forbes list of World’s Most Powerful 100 women

Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu Hassan, Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala who is the current Director General of the World...

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Episode #9: Tanzanian politician Tundu Lisu’s return from exile and President Samia Suluhu’s efforts at broadening civic space

An attempt on his life that left him for dead with 16 bullet wounds led Tundu Lissu to life in exile. On Wednesday he returned to the country to a rapturous welcome from supporters, signifying an end to Tanzania’s dark past. Is it really an end and how does...

Kenya’s Raila Odinga makes fresh election rigging claims against President William Ruto

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed not to recognize William Ruto as president following fresh election rigging claims by his Azimio-One-Kenya coalition. The new allegations come in the wake of an unknown whistleblower who claims he works for the electoral management body IEBC and that he has details...

Episode #8: Unpacking South Africa’s Load Shedding and Energy Crisis ft Andile Zulu

In this episode of the Africa Blogging podcast, we unpack South Africa’s energy crisis which has now resulted in the nationwide stage-six load shedding. What does this mean for day-to-day life in South Africa and how did the nation get here to start with? South African political commentator and...

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