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Kenya Decides 2022: How the election could have been won or lost before any ballot was cast

Kenya’s presidential election slated for August 9th, 2022 could have been won or lost with the events that happened...

Politics and Guns: The Intricacies of Somalia’s Coming Elections

By Abdalle Ahmed Mumin The price of an AK-47, the standard weapon of Somali militias, has soared on gun...

The Struggle For The Soul Of Nigeria: In Search of The Next President

By Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi As Africa’s most populous country, the largest economy and a notable democracy, Nigeria is described as...

Somalia’s Delayed Election and an Elusive Quest for Democracy

By Linda Apollo While elections have an intrinsic value in citizens’ choice of their leaders, they also have an...

Russia-Ukraine War: Lessons for Africa

By Awuor Alai 90 days; that is how long it took as the world debated on whether there would...

Democracy and Coups in Africa

Linda Apollo As coups reappear on the African continent, there is a growing body of commentary that has problematically...

Zimbabwe’s Cliffhanger Elections

By Paidamoyo Muzulu THE much-awaited Zimbabwe, March 26, by-elections came and went, leaving the country in no state to...

Diaspora Vote: Far fetched idea for Kenya?

By Linda Apollo The Kenyan electoral commission’s bid to have the diaspora vote in the 9 August 2022 elections...

Anyone Can Rule Zimbabwe

By Margret Chinowaita I have participated in the Zimbabwean elections as a voter from the year 2000. I was...

Zimbabwe’s Saturday By-elections to Test General Election Preparedness

By Paidamoyo Muzulu THIS Saturday, March 26, 2022, Zimbabweans go to a mini-general election. This would be the first...

France blamed for the Coups d’état in West Africa

Maria De Dieu Mali, Guinea and now Burkina Faso. Three sub-Saharan countries embroiled in coups d’état. A situation that...

Plot against Felix Tshisekedi, truth or mere rumours ?

    Rumours of an attempted coup d’état rocked DRC on the weekend of February 5-6, 2022. Felix Tshisekedi...

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