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    • Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s Problem is Editorial not Advertorial

      Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s Problem is Editorial not Advertorial0

      The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) recently issued a statement on its coverage of political parties during the current campaign period of Zimbabwe’s 2018 harmonised election.  This was after opposition political parties decried the high costs that the state broadcaster is charging for campaign adverts on its single television station and multiple radio stations. As is

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    • Leadership is Not About Age

      Leadership is Not About Age0

      Youthful Vice President Hon Chilima and President Mutharika    One of the recurring issues on Malawi’s political scene, at least from 2014 is the issue of youth leadership. Youthful Atupele Muluzi contested on this agenda in 2014 elections and finished a distant fourth in an election won by the oldest candidate on the ballot, Peter

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    • The Social Media Tax in Uganda will Deepen the Digital Divide

      The Social Media Tax in Uganda will Deepen the Digital Divide0

      Undeniably, the newly introduced social media tax in Uganda will deepen the digital gap.  But let me focus on women  because the barriers Ugandan women face in accessing and using the internet are still massive. 1 in 9 women in Africa have access to the internet. Only about 37 percent of women surveyed in ten

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    • Caster Semenya, and Fairness in Sport (and Life)

      Caster Semenya, and Fairness in Sport (and Life)0

      If we were to design athletic competition from scratch, how would we proceed? I think, given all the biases we’ve challenged or discarded since the first time athletic competition was tracked (sex, gender, race), we’d hope to find some way to match competitors in a way that created the spectacle required, and rewarded skill and

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