• The Outlook for Kenyan Politics in 2019

    The Outlook for Kenyan Politics in 20190

    For Kenyans, 2018 begun on a knife edge. The final months of 2017 had been dominated by a dispute over the annulled August presidential election and the repeat in October. After President Uhuru Kenyatta was controversially sworn in for a second term in November, his rival, Raila Odinga promised to have a parallel inauguration ceremony,

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  • Zims’ 2018: A Year in Which Anger was Never Going to be Enough0

    At some point almost every adult Zimbabwean could easily be defined as being angry in the year 2018.  And all for different reasons. A majority of us were apoplectic about the state of the national political economy as accompanied by the promises of Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’.  Not that expectations were that high.  It was more

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  • One Year After Mugabe: A Revolution Still not Televised

    One Year After Mugabe: A Revolution Still not Televised0

    On 15 November 2017, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s longest serving ruler was confined to his private residence in the affluent suburb of Borrowdale in Harare, Zimbabwe.  This, while armed soldiers took control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s (ZBC) headquarters major stations and patrolled the streets of the capital city. In what was self-evidently a ‘coup d’etat‘

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  • Cameroon: should we be worried about post-electoral violence?

    Cameroon: should we be worried about post-electoral violence?0

    After a relatively quiet election day, with the exception of some disruptions in the country’s English-speaking regions, the post-electoral period seems to be one of uncertainty. Cameroon will potentially be facing a new political crisis, this time following the presidential election that took place October 7th. The day after the ballots were counted, one of

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  • The Michael Sata I Knew: From A Reporter’s Perspective

    The Michael Sata I Knew: From A Reporter’s Perspective0

    I first came to learn of Michael Sata from his several mentions on ZNBC radio when i was growing up in Nangoma area of Mumbwa District in central Zambia during the 1990s. During those typical Mumbwa-Mumbwa days, radio was more prominent in the villages as it was the most affordable source of news because newspapers, the

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