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South African alcohol bans under Covid-19 lockdown

Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa’s President) reinstated a ban on the sale of alcohol at both restaurants and retail outlets...

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...

Trump, Twitter, and freedom of speech

To make my biases clear at the outset, I’ve been appalled at how Donald Trump has been fomenting racism,...

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...

Storming the Capitol – Trump’s exit won’t fix much

The scenes from Washington on Wednesday (6th January 2020), where the process confirming Biden’s status as President-Elect was disrupted...

CORONAVIRUS: Kenyan Schools Reopen Amid Fears Of Safety For Learners

Schools in Kenya on Monday (4th January 2020) opened for second term learning after being closed for 9 months....

The Role of Social Media in the 2021 Ugandan Elections featuring Songa Stone

The proliferation of smartphone devices has led to more meaningful access to the internet as more Ugandans are using...

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...

In Togo, a woman passes her “baccalauréat” at the age of 51

Mrs. Denise Mensah is one of the lucky new bachelors of 2020. Her age didn’t prevent her from reaching...

Togo: Covid-19 school reopening amid challenges in complying with containment measures

After nearly nine months of schools being closed (an equivalent of one school year due to the Coronavirus pandemic),...

“Classical Liberalism” and South Africa’s Institute of Race Relations

Liberalism has always meant different things to different people. I tried to describe what its fundamental principles are, for...

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