Effective Strategies for Countering Extremism in the Sahel: Importance of Economic Development to Community Engagement

Combating extremism in the Sahel region is a complex and pressing issue that requires a comprehensive review of the...

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...

Announcement: We are now on your favorite Podcasts Platforms

Happy New Year! When we set up Africa Blogging in 2015, we wanted to be a platform that catalyzes...

What next for Ramaphosa after narrow win at ANC congress

President Cyril Ramaphosa is walking wounded after the African National Congress leader (ANC) secured a narrow victory in the...

Zambia Abolishes Death Penalty And Defamation Of The President

Zambia has abolished the Death Penalty and Defamation of the President, two colonial-era pieces of legislation which have been...

Why Mnangagwa’s USD 40,000 house loan for Zimbabwe MPs was a bribe

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his last act of the 2022 financial year bribed MPs with US$40, 000 in...

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...

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