• Joyce Banda’s Return and the Unstable Nature of Malawi Politics

    Joyce Banda’s Return and the Unstable Nature of Malawi Politics0

    After almost four years away, former president Joyce Banda finally returned to Malawi on 28 April 2018, stepping on home soil for the first time since she lost the 2014 elections. Since her homecoming, she has been quick to criticise the current government, but has remained vague on her next steps, simply emphasising that “this

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  • ‘The Handshake’ – Kenya’s Sweet and Sour Political Deal

    ‘The Handshake’ – Kenya’s Sweet and Sour Political Deal0

    On 9th March 2018, history was re-written in Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta and hiss arch nemesis former Prime Minister and leader of the opposition coalition National Super Alliance (NASA), Mr. Raila Odinga stepped out of Kenyatta’s office and shook hands in front of local and international media. The handshake that is still the talk of

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  • Winnie Mandela: The Product of Her Enemies

    Winnie Mandela: The Product of Her Enemies0

    “I am the product of the masses of my country and the product of my enemy” – Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela-Mandela It has been a longer walk to freedom for Winnie Mandela. Even as she rests from her struggles, the walk continues. This time among those who follow in her footsteps in fighting Global Apartheid. Yet there are

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  • Mnangagwa’s visit to China: the ‘easy’ way of doing business

    Mnangagwa’s visit to China: the ‘easy’ way of doing business0

    Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa recently visited China, his first visit outside Africa. Mnangagwa’s visit comes at a time when his government has embarked on a campaign ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business’ in an effort to attract foreign investment and business opportunities. While the president has been featuring on big international business platforms such as Davos, the visit

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  • The Lies That Bind

    The Lies That Bind0

    The recent revelations about the role played by British spin doctors, Cambridge Analytica, in Uhuru Kenyatta’s campaigns during the last two elections in Kenya have caused a bit of an uproar. Though long rumored -and hotly denied by Jubilee Party mandarins – the confirmation delivered via hidden camera was jarring not only for the extent

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