Democracy

South Africa: The case for a new political consciousness

By Andile Zulu Last week the true nature of South Africa’s post-apartheid order was unveiled. Not through a righteous...

South Africa Unrest: Counting the costs

As calm is slowly returning to the streets of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces of South Africa, businesses and citizens...

Abiy Ahmed: Prosperity deferred

The National Elections Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) is expected to announce the results of the first set of voting...

Tribute: Kenneth Kaunda, African stateman with a checkered legacy

Kenneth Kaunda will be laid to rest in Lusaka today. His final resting place will be at the presidential...

The President’s ‘Kindness’ and Press Freedoms in Tanzania

Tanzanians are “very kind people.” That is the praise bestowed on us by President Samia Suluhu Hassan. She made...

What is happening in the Kingdom of eSwatini?

Over the past few days, the continent’s last absolute monarchy of eSwatini has been rocked by political instability due...

Amnesty International Indicts Togo for Human Rights Violations

The 20-page report addresses the issues of freedom of the press and expression, freedom of assembly, demonstrations, the right...

Africa at 58

State of the Continent: ‘Is this the Africa we Want?’

The continent celebrated 58 years since the formation of the Africa Union (formerly Organization of Africa Unity) towards the...

The Menace of Illegal Mining in Ghana

Ebenezer Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi Devoid of any attempt to extenuate the absolute truth, Ghana has woefully failed and has exposed...

Zimbabwean Women ponder the possibility of a Second woman Vice President

By Margaret Chinowaita Zimbabwe’s Vice President Position fell vacant following the disgraceful fall of the incumbent Kembo Mohadi after...

Côte d’Ivoire: Return of The Opposition

Have ten years of boycott ruined or exhausted the opposition in Côte d’Ivoire? It depends. It is clear that...

Kenya’s satire is under threat

Kenyans have long challenged power by laughing. But the Kenyan government has started cracking down on humour. “At a...

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