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PODCAST: Digital Taxes and Digital Rights in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to strain most African economies. As more African countries seek to widen their tax base,...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

PODCAST: Shrinking Democratic Space In East Africa – A Focus on Tanzania and Uganda

Tanzania is just coming from a shambolic electioneering period characterized by harassment and intimidation of opposition politicians, stifling of...

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...

PODCAST: From Prison To Parliament – A Conversation With Ugandan Activist And Politician, Stella Nyanzi

In this episode, I have a hearty conversation with Dr Stella Nyanzi we talk about her poetry, her political...

Zambia militarises its police force ahead of 2021 polls

Whilst the country is grappling with the novel Corona Virus 2019 pandemic with cases spiralling out of control and...

Tanzania: Will the 2020 General Elections Usher in a New Era of Elite Compromise?

By Sabatho Nyamsenda Africa’s encounter with Europe since the 15th century produced, inter alia, the colonial state and the...

PODCAST: COVID-19 And The East African Blame Game

Countries in the East African region have taken different approaches to contain COVID-19 in their countries. Over the period,...

Podcast: New Dawn In Malawi, What Does The Future Hold?

After a contested election, a court battle, and repeat polls Malawi finally has a new president. I had a...

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