Human Rights

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...

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...

The “curse” of the Sahel region, the land of opportunities

By Awuor Alai The Sahel region aptly dubbed the land of opportunities, spans a large area covering 3,053,200 km2....

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...

Zimbabwe transport woes: Women endangered by private cars

By Margaret Chinowaita Since the first national lockdown in April 2020, Zimbabwean commuters in urban areas have faced teething...

Coup Season: Which Way Sudan?

By Awuor Alai It is safe to say that it is officially coup season in Africa. It has been,...

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...

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...

The human rights situation in Togo under discussion in Geneva

From the 29th of June to the 1st of July 2021, in a video conference, the United Nations Human...

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