Governance

Democracy and Coups in Africa

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

Zambia Decides 2021

Hichelema Presidency: Building on a Broken Foundation

STARTING off with an emphatic win over incumbent Edgar Lungu, Zambia’s seventh President Hakainde Hichilema has had no honeymoon....

Large Scale Agriculture: How the West is Lining Up to Exploit Africa One More Time

By Linda Apollo If the designs of global big money are not stopped in their tracks, Africa is threatened...

Tigray-Crisis

Ethiopian Civil War: Is an African solution the way forward?

By Awuor Alai For most Ethiopians 2019 must seem like several years ago; the year that marked a turnaround...

Time for the US to rethink the sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe?

By Paidamoyo Muzulu Zimbabwe will reach two decades under United States economic sanctions in December this year. The sanctions...

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...

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