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Zambia, the West’s new African darling

January 2023 has been a busy month for President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia, as the country continues to grapple...

Period Poverty Undermining Gender Equality in Ghana

What is Period Poverty? Period poverty is a term used to describe the lack of access to menstrual hygiene...

Episode #10: Ramaphsa’s nine lives and ANC’s uncertain future

A power crisis and an imploding ANC are just but a few issues Cyril Ramaphosa is having to deal...

Effective Strategies for Countering Extremism in the Sahel: Importance of Economic Development to Community Engagement

Combating extremism in the Sahel region is a complex and pressing issue that requires a comprehensive review of the...

Episode #9: Tanzanian politician Tundu Lisu’s return from exile and President Samia Suluhu’s efforts at broadening civic space

An attempt on his life that left him for dead with 16 bullet wounds led Tundu Lissu to life...

Kenya’s Raila Odinga makes fresh election rigging claims against President William Ruto

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed not to recognize William Ruto as president following fresh election rigging claims...

Episode #8: Unpacking South Africa’s Load Shedding and Energy Crisis ft Andile Zulu

In this episode of the Africa Blogging podcast, we unpack South Africa’s energy crisis which has now resulted in...

A divided electoral commission: Who was really fighting to save Kenya’s democracy in the August 2022 elections?

Today, three IEBC commissioners retire after quite an interesting journey running Kenya’s election agency. Their retirement brings back to...

Episode #6: A win for Free Speech in Uganda

Early this week the Constitutional Court in Uganda delivered a big blow to the state’s efforts at curtailing freedom...

Steering the Zambian Economy, Hakainde Hichelema’s wins ft Paul Shalala

In this episode, we speak to Paul Shalala, an award-winning Zambian journalist who works with the national broadcaster ZNBC and...

Announcement: We are now on your favorite Podcasts Platforms

Happy New Year! When we set up Africa Blogging in 2015, we wanted to be a platform that catalyzes...

What next for Ramaphosa after narrow win at ANC congress

President Cyril Ramaphosa is walking wounded after the African National Congress leader (ANC) secured a narrow victory in the...

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