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Damned if you vote — damned if you don’t: Zimbabwean youth and political alienation
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Politics and Society Damned if you vote — damned if you don’t: Zimbabwean youth and political alienation

The 2023 election is considered by many Zimbabweans to be decisive. The economy is struggling and there is belief amongst many that only a change of government can stop the downturn. Key to this aspiration of change is the youth vote. However, the campaign to register young people to vote continues to move at a snail’s pace.

Human Rights is a sham: A dispatch from the Neocolonial state
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Politics and Society Human Rights is a sham: A dispatch from the Neocolonial state

A reminder to Africans on the imperative need to move beyond the liberalist mere discourse of rights, towards an objective and concrete overhaul of their material condition. Alieu Bah here used his country, The Gambia as a pretext as to the failure of that liberal Democratic model and contemplating the complicity of the new kind of African activist in this scheme of neocolonialism.