Human Rights

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tigray-Crisis

What is happening in Ethiopia’s Tigray region?

That is a question many have been asking since November 2020. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered a military offensive...

Magufuli

Tribute: What did Magufuli do?

Tanzania’s former President John Pombe Magufuli last week became the first leader of the East African country to die...

Podcast: Arrested and Tortured for writing a book featuring Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija narrates the harrowing story of how he was arrested and reportedly tortured for writing two...

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