Digital authoritarianism is rapidly becoming fashionable in Africa. In 2018, Access Now recorded 21 shutdowns in Africa, a sharp rise from 13 shutdowns in 2017. In that period, the longest shutdown was reported in Cameroon where it lasted at least 230 days. Similar trends were noted globally – from 75 shutdowns in 2016, incidents ofREAD MORE
Important to recall that Madobe, formerly allied Shabaabies, flew to power in Kismayo on the wings of the KDF and above the objections of the Somali government. Under his watch, both senior KDF folks and Shabaabies have continued to prosper from the illegal charcoal trade. twitter.com/HarunMar…
Questions: If one refuses to answer the "tribe" question (or any other question for that matter), will they risk a Sh500,000 fine? Will the enumerators take down your name or any details that can be used to identify you? standardmedia.co.ke/… pic.twitter.com/3WZc…
My interview on @SABCNewsOnline yesterday, the cure must be cured, reforms are MUST, human rights abuses must STOP, genuine dialogue needed. @edmnangagwa @crisiscoalition @TabaniMoyo @NewsDayZimbabwe @SADC_News @SAPSN2003 @nelsonchamisa @DrNkuSibanda youtu.be/kk35DedUkfU
Dear Kenyans, What is this animal called "the country's culture"? Like its big brother "African culture", it is another colonially-inspired tool for controlling what people in Kenya and on the continent can think, say, watch or hear. twitter.com/chaakesh…
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