The Alliance of Sahel States: A New Era for the Troubled Sahel Region and Democracy in Africa

On 16 September 2023, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, three West African nations led by military juntas, announced the...

Zimbabwe’s Democratic Mirage and the Suppression of Opposition

By Belinda Jamela In the tumultuous political landscape of Zimbabwe, democracy remains an elusive ideal. The recent withdrawal of...

Political Resurgence: Uhuru Kenyatta’s Return as a Political Maestro

By Otiato Guguyu He had directly been involved with the conceptualization of the Eurobond post-2008 crisis, its inaugural issue...

The Trojan Horse of CCTV Surveillance in Traffic Control

The Orwellian spectre of mass surveillance is becoming an alarming reality as governments across Africa are increasingly employing Closed...

Silenced Screams: Unraveling Cameroon’s Morality Crisis

By Moudjo Tobue For several days, Cameroon has been rocked by a moral scandal of significant proportions. Nearly a...

Why Words Matter: The Power of Language in the Fight Against Corruption

By Brenda Guchu In her acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize in Literature 30 years ago, the author Toni...

Media Under Siege: A Closer Look at Zambia’s Elusive Press Freedom

By Wesley T Hanyongola, Zambia Beneath the vibrant hues of Zambia’s rich culture and awe-inspiring landscapes, a hidden tale...

Tidjane Thiam: Ushering in a New Chapter for Ivorian Politics

By Maria de Deu The moment Tidjane Thiam succeeded the late Henri Konan Bédié as the leader of Pdci-Rda,...

The Need for Enhanced Whistleblower Programs in the War Against Corruption

By John Kamau As the world commemorates International Fraud Awareness Week this week, it is important to take note...

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King Charles Kenya visit: Admits and Apologizes for colonial abuse (PODCAST)

King Charles has acknowledged the “abhorrent and unjustifiable acts of violence committed against Kenyans” during their independence struggle. On his state visit to Kenya, the King addressed the “wrongdoings” of Britain’s colonial era. He told a state banquet in Nairobi of his “greatest sorrow and regret” and that there...

Unveiling Africa’s Climate Roadmap: Insights from the Nairobi Summit and the Path to COP28 in Dubai

Nairobi recently hosted the first-ever Africa Climate Summit, which will act as a precursor to COP28 to be held later this year in Dubai. The summit was held to develop an African position ahead of the Dubai summit when it comes to financing climate change mitigation and adaptation. At...

Episode #19: Understanding the genesis of Kenya’s deadly protests

Kenya has seen a deadly wave of street protests over the rising cost of living. The demos that often turned deadly were called by the opposition movement – Azimio Coalition over what they claimed was the government’s high-handedness and insensitivity to the cost of living in the country. While...

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