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Mozambique’s ‘blood gas’ another resource curse for Africa?

The Northern part of Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has since October 2017 faced insurgency from alleged  Islamist Ansar...

Pens of Pain: Reflections of African journalists living in exile

When the phrase “journalists in exile” is mentioned, many tend to think that it’s a thing of the past....

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...

Zero-pass rates: Zimbabwe ticking time bomb

Paidamoyo Muzulu The decades-long underfunding of Zimbabwe education system effects revealed themselves when the country recorded a massive 9%...

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...

BBI-Kenya

Kenya’s proposed constitutional changes: For the people or for politicians?

By Linda Apollo Kenya is attempting to amend its 2010 constitution through a process that has been dubbed ‘the...

Magufuli

Where is President Magufuli?

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has not been seen in public since 27th February 2021, as he swore in...

Zimbabwe’s looting machine: Cartels, Smugglers, Stealing Country’s Wealth

In early February 2021, South Africa’s  Maverick Citizen published an explosive report,  Cartel Power Dynamics, which dug deeper into...

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...

“Embrace intra-party democracy” – Zambia’s opposition urged.

Zambia prepares to go for General Elections on 12th August 2021 to elect the president, members of the national...

Media integrity in covering South Africa’s lockdown protests

Nobody will be surprised to read that journalism leans toward sensationalism in terms of topics chosen for coverage, how...

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PODCAST: How a five day internet shutdown disrupted lives in Uganda

In this episode, I chat with Ruth Aine, a fellow AfricaBlogging author from Uganda discussing the five-day internet blackout...

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