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Africa and unequal global power relations: Legacy of Berlin Conference intact
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Politics and Society Africa and unequal global power relations: Legacy of Berlin Conference intact

The West has consistently survived on good public relations, seemingly with good intentions; foreign aid, donations to refugee camps and a host of other seemingly good political and humanitarian gestures. But the agenda of the Berlin Conference, 100 years later is still intact, divide, conquer and get as much wealth as possible while Africans fight wars and the world watches.

Zimbabwe to build $1 billion Robert Gabriel Mugabe University
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Politics and Society Zimbabwe to build $1 billion Robert Gabriel Mugabe University

How justifiable is it to build a university worth $1 billion when existing universities are facing serious funding challenges? Zimbabwe’s Minister for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Professor Jonathan Moyo announced plans to build the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University. What are your thoughts?

Tanzania: John Magufuli rejects calls to lead for more than two terms
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Politics and Society Tanzania: John Magufuli rejects calls to lead for more than two terms

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has proved himself an uncompromising and effective leader in Africa. Recent calls have been made including from former president Ali Hassan Mwinyi for the Bulldozer to extend his tenure in office beyond the mandated two terms. Magufuli has however said he’s not going to rule for more than the stipulated period in the constitution.

The Western Media’s Coverage of Africa Disturbing
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Politics and Society The Western Media’s Coverage of Africa Disturbing

The Western media is Africa’s number one enemy. Its reportage on Africa is consistently biased, cementing stereotypes that Africa has a leadership crisis, and the continent is incapable of producing outstanding leaders. Without understanding specific geopolitical variables, it has consistently demonised its leaders, Muammar Gaddafi, Patrice Lumumba come to mind and now Rwanda’s Paul Kagame.