• Church, Faith and Politics in Zimbabwe: Recalling the Secular

    Church, Faith and Politics in Zimbabwe: Recalling the Secular0

    Religion has always been a key aspect of Zimbabwe’s national consciousness. And its points of entry into this national consciousness are many. From the very indigenous African Traditional religion and its uniquely liberatory  role in the 1st and 2nd Chimurengas through to orthodox Christianity and its mixed legacy of conservatism and literacy. Not forgetting other

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  • Why are people so afraid of politics ?

    Why are people so afraid of politics ?0

    Recently I was in a small village in Benin called Possotome. I went there to meet with the populations to talk about citizen participation. The first question I asked during our first encounter and therefore first working session was “As citizens are you active in your community, are you involved in the development of your

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  • When Revolution Fails to Bring Change – North Africa

    When Revolution Fails to Bring Change – North Africa0

    I have been sitting in on the last of the 3 Regional Youth Consultations on Democracy Elections and Governance Trends on the continent hosted by African Union Department of Political Affairs. Now, North Africa is an interesting region. Some of its people don’t think that they are African at all. This is because their culture

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  • Does corruption in Kenya come full circle with entry into politics?0

    Corruption has become part and parcel of the Kenyans society. Little known public officials become instant celebrities the moment they are linked to corruption scandals. In an article titled “The predictable nature of corruption in Kenya, ” Africa Blogging guest author Brenda Wambui talks about the seven stages corruption suspects go through; the reveal, the outrage,

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  • The Attempted Assassination of Lissu as Terrorism

    The Attempted Assassination of Lissu as Terrorism0

    “We will be quiet when we are dead….” – Tundu Lissu Tanzania is in a state of shock. Unknown assailants have shot the maverick politician and advocate, Tundu Lissu, multiple times. As he battles for his life, the nation is hoping and praying for him. Conspiracy theories abound about this attempted on his life. Such speculations

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