• Samora Machel’s warning to Zimbabwe on Mugabe: Not yet Uhuru

    Samora Machel’s warning to Zimbabwe on Mugabe: Not yet Uhuru0

    The month of October casts a dark cloud over of our Mother continent Africa, as it swallowed great revolutionaries who greatly shaped the struggles against colonialism and imperialism. On the 19th of October 1986, Samora Moisés Machel the first President of Mozambique died when his presidential aircraft crashed near the Mozambique-South Africa border.  We will

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  • Cameroon – The Anglophone Problem/ Crisis : A Misnomer

    Cameroon – The Anglophone Problem/ Crisis : A Misnomer0

    A year after the outburst of the “crisis”, we are still at the same point. English-speaking Cameroonians VS French-speaking Cameroonians. English VS French. How is it that we did not moved an inch? It is simply because of a misnomer: The Anglophone Problem. From the beginning, the situation was at the disadvantage of English-speaking Cameroonians.

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  • 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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theelephant.info/fea… @MarkMasai This is the @theelephantinfo piece on Kenyan traffic deaths I referred to on tonight's #PressPass. @vicbwire @MachariaGaitho