There are two histories of dagga in South Africa – the one of criminalising it and the other of the state trying to make money off it.
Abiy’s administration should stop talking about reform and liberalisation and focus instead on stopping the country from sliding into disarray
Moi’s financial generosity, skills in the vernacular, frequent tours of the countryside, and excellent memory for names and faces kept him popular with many.
Support for European soccer clubs is defining relationships between spouses.
The crisis at Nairobi University falls within an established pattern of government intervention in universities going back decades
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
Underlying direct or personal violence is structural violence that is entrenched in unequal power relations in society.
Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.
Compared to other politicians who tend to be indirect and evasive, Nkrumah was direct, explicit and assertive.