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The freedom from hunger that is not realy free

By John Riaga  Article 43 (C) of the Kenyan constitution guarantees every citizen the freedom from hunger and a...

Trump, Twitter, and freedom of speech

To make my biases clear at the outset, I’ve been appalled at how Donald Trump has been fomenting racism,...

CORONAVIRUS: Kenyan Schools Reopen Amid Fears Of Safety For Learners

Schools in Kenya on Monday (4th January 2020) opened for second term learning after being closed for 9 months....

In Togo, a woman passes her “baccalauréat” at the age of 51

Mrs. Denise Mensah is one of the lucky new bachelors of 2020. Her age didn’t prevent her from reaching...

“Classical Liberalism” and South Africa’s Institute of Race Relations

Liberalism has always meant different things to different people. I tried to describe what its fundamental principles are, for...

DRC-Zambia border conflict: a war narrowly averted

Nsenga Kola In the centre of Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo shares borders with nine neighbouring countries....

Togo: silence, Faure Gnassingbé is praying…

Recently, photos of the Togolese Head of State flooded the web, the images became viral in a matter of...

Government Distrust and Ugandans’ Refusal to Adhere to COVID-19 Guidelines

For long Ugandans pleaded with the government to change policies and systems that hurt them, but the pleas have...

Unpaid care work affecting women’s ability to accumulate wealth

By Atuhaire Joan Patience Have you ever imagined working tireless hours to days to weeks to months to years...

Africa Day 2020: The Forgotten History

By Atuhaire Joan Patience Over 50 years ago on 25th May 1963, Kwame Nkurumah, Haile Selassie, and other Pan...

East Africa: Bar Associations At Crossroads

One of the cardinal objectives of national bar associations is to protect and assist the public in all matters...

Widowhood, a prison for African women

In my area, our neighbour’s husband died. African traditions require that one should assist one’s neighbour in times of...

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