I woke up this morning to the hum of the generators emanating from the abode of those who could afford to fuel their petrol burners all night. A brief glance at the social media informed me it was Independence Day.
US ambassador to Uganda, has urged President Yoweri Museveni’s government to crack down hard on corruption because it is turning away foreign investment and compared it to the country’s AIDS epidemic
South Africa has warned Zimbabweans resident in the country about pending deportation of those who failed to acquire permits under the 2010 Dispensation for Zimbabwe Project (DZP)
A new study reveals that religion and ideology aren’t the leading drivers of radicalisation in Somalia
Earlier this month, Rwanda’s Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye, announced the government’s plans to sue 300 public servants over mismanagement of state funds. The government is currently battling to recover Rwf3 billion ($4,4 million) lost through irregular expenditure
Islamic extremism gets a lot of coverage, but much of what many Christians accept as normal because their pastor says it is so looks very much like religious extremism, too. Time to rethink this new style Christianity?
Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s 2014 Index of African Governance is out. According to the findings, more Africans than ever are participating at a democratic level, while at the same time their governments are becoming less transparent and accountable.
As a black African travelling abroad you always come with more baggage than what you stowed on the flight over. But, in Thailand and Malaysia, all this irks only when you aren’t being called “Beautiful! So beautiful!” five, six and seven times a day…
The 2010 constitution prevents foreigners from owning land in Kenya, but as Kenyans have come to find out implementing these provisions are complicated by the ambiguous nature of the law and deliberate moves by the landed class to frustrate the process.