Governance

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...

Mugabe ‘smiling’ after Chakwera’s SADC speech

Albert Sharra If there is life after death as it is assumed elsewhere, former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should...

The man in the mirror: Echoes of Jomo in Uhuru

By Linda Apollo Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the founding president of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, is now at the tail...

PODCAST: Digital Taxes and Digital Rights in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to strain most African economies. As more African countries seek to widen their tax base,...

Malawi: Failed Campaign Promises Haunt Chakwera One Year On

By Albert Sharra The drama that engulfed Malawi’s electoral politics between May 2019 and June 2020 was largely catalyzed...

South Sudan at 10: Free, Not Free

By Awuor Alai July 9th 2021 was an important day in the calendar of South Sudan; the tenth independence...

Will the real Samia please stand up?

By Fumbuka Ng’wanakilala It’s day 133 of Samia Suluhu Hassan’s presidency and the honeymoon period is inevitably fading. After a...

Côte d’Ivoire: What if Gbagbo’s return could reconcile the Ivorians…

Maria de Dieu The former Ivorian president, Laurent Gbagbo, has returned to Côte d’Ivoire after 10 years in prison...

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 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...

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...

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