Human Rights

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...

COVID-19: Africa’s wins and big losses

One year after the first recorded cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the world...

ELECTION UPDATE: Uganda’s date with destiny

Ugandans are going to the polls today (Thursday, 14th January 2021) to decide whether 76-year-old Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who...

The freedom from hunger that is not realy free

By John Riaga  Article 43 (C) of the Kenyan constitution guarantees every citizen the freedom from hunger and a...

Democracy in Africa: a reflection on Uganda’s electoral process

By Joan Atuhaire On 14th January 2021, Ugandans will go to the polls to elect a president to lead...

Police extra-judicial killings in Zambia raises alarm… as two more are gunned down

THE environment was tense and politically charged as Zambia’s capital, Lusaka came to a standstill on Wednesday 23rd December...

PODCAST: Election Violence and Police Brutality Against opposition Candidates and their Supporters in Uganda

Uganda’s campaign season for the elections slated for 14th January 2020. In this episode, I focus on the harassment...

Three years after the fall of Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as president on the 24th November 2017 to replace president Robert Mugabe...

Covid-19: SADC veiling tyranny with lockdown regulations

The month of December will mark exactly a year since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei,...

PODCAST: #EndSARS and a conversation about police brutality in Africa

In this episode, I talk to Nigerian filmmaker Faye Balogun about the history of the #EndSARS movement and the...

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