Prince William and Kate’s recent tour was supposed to reposition the monarchy in the Caribbean. Instead, it has opened old and painful wounds about Britain’s role during transatlantic slave trade, raising new questions about reparations and the monarchy’s future.
Opening these libraries up promises to re-balance the continent’s place in world history when it comes to its intellectual life.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is on his way out, with just four months to the most hotly contested succession presidential elections in recent times. As Kenyatta prepares to leave office, his power has drastically waned and the Mt Kenya political leaders now neither fear nor respect him.
Botswana has launched the construction of a vaccine manufacturing plant. NantBotswana vaccine manufacturing plant will be focused on addressing the COVID-19 challenges and other ailments such as cancer.
Unless special attention is given to conflict and HIV the war will undermine the achievement of the 2030 goals to end AIDS, discrimination, and new infections.
The top-down traditional meeting between Eswatini’s king and his subjects cannot be the format for serious political dialogue.
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.
Opinion polls, not all credible, have placed Ruto in pole position for the August elections – but the political ground could shift before then.
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.