More from around Africa

  • Zimbabwean Music and its Influence on Society

    Zimbabwean Music and its Influence on Society0

    Zimbabwean music has continued playing an important part in the country’s cultural history, shaping social discourse in the everyday lives of people. Over the years musical compositions of different genres have been churned providing entertainment, provoking debate, educating society and providing social commentary in our communities and country at large. Music has acted as a

  • Support  for innovation needs a will and a heart to feel the need

    Support for innovation needs a will and a heart to feel the need0

    At the just concluded ICT Innovators Forum organised by the Uganda Communications Commission in Bugolobi, Kampala the minister for ICT and information Frank Tumwebaze said;  Someone talked about mentorship and subsidised internet but where do I find you to mentor you or to subsidise internet? That means there must be a common centre or we

  • ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe

    ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe0

    Photo Credit: BBC A friend who lives and works in the Diaspora recently gave me a copy of the highly regarded French economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’.   Because of Zimbabwe’s Marxist/Leninist ideological history, the term ‘capital’ consistently rings a socialist bell in the consciousness of a greater number of political


Top Authors



That so many of @UKenyatta's appointees turned out to be dodgy is now a sign of his commitment to fight corruption? #PressPass @MarkMasai