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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...

Theft In A Pandemic: Public Healthcare In Kenya Grinding Towards A Halt As New Scandal On PPE Procurement Comes To Fore

Health workers in Kenya have started industrial action in several parts of the country leaving the public vulnerable as...

Press Freedom In Tanzania Threatened With Restrictions On COVID-19 Reporting

Press freedoms in Tanzania have been consistently dwindling since the reign of President Magufuli began in 2015. The country...

Press Freedom: Zambia Shuts Down TV For Refusing To Air COVID-19 Ads

Whilst a majority of countries are implementing lockdowns to slow the spread COVID-19, Zambia has refused to lock down...

Uganda Moves to Double Down on Repressive Social Media Tax

As I strolled down the winding campus streets of Makerere University on a calm evening, I met an acquaintance....

Should The Zambian Government Continue Owning Newspapers?

 The Zambian government has announced plans to create a consolidated media and newspaper publishing company under the Industrial Development...

Africa Blogging Revamped in Addis

Contributors of the #AfricaBlogging platform gathered in a three-day annual conference in Addis-Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. The sessions held...

Francophone West Africa : the press in danger!

Once trusted because cited among the populations’ conscience rousers, the press is losing ground in its own field in...

Xenophobia… South Africa’s call to support democracy in the region?

The recent wave of violent attacks targeting foreign nationals living in South Africa has shattered the country’s reputation for...

Zambian Investigative Reporter Dies under Mysterious Circumstances

A 42 year old Zambian investigative journalist, Humphrey Nkonde who has been writing hard-hitting investigative reports has been found...

Press Freedoms Under Threat In Kenya

The arrest and detention of two Kenyan bloggers, Robert Alai and Patrick Safari over pictures of dead Kenyan security...

Kenya’s terrorism laws stifling freedom of expression

When President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2012, his government received criticism from numerous quarters including...

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