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Like Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa will fall with a thud

Mutsa Murenje As we mark the 2nd anniversary since the passing on of Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Gabriel Mugabe, my...

Kenya: The State of the Nation

Linda Apollo A way of rebuilding the basis of a nation must be found because only then can the...

Substantive or Symbolic Representation: A Reflection on Gender Quotas as a Tool for Inclusive Democracy Building

By Ebenezer Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi Every year, the 12th of August marks International Youth Day, a day to reflect and...

The Mental Cost of Organizing Credible Elections

On 8th October 2020 Zambia’s Chief Electoral Officer Patrick Nshindano collapsed whilst addressing a meeting of political party presidents....

BBI-Kenya

Kenya’s political elite and the quest to change the constitution

By Linda Apollo Uhuru Kenyatta seems to be the least powerful president in Kenya’s history. At least as suggested...

Côte d’Ivoire: Fraud and corruption, the evils undermining the education system

By François M’BRA II Fraud and corruption hit the Ivorian school system hard. These evils that undermine the Ivorian...

South Africa: Confronting racism and class conflict

By Andile Zulu We cannot have a conversation about rethinking political consciousness in South Africa without addressing the race...

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: Why Zimbabwe is catching a cold

By Margaret Chinowaita From the time a baby is born in Zimbabwe, most of the goods they will consume...

South Africa Unrest: AU calls for restoration of order

The AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for the restoration of order in South Africa following days...

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...

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