The Mnangagwa regime’s coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
The NATO-led military intervention in Libya has just fuelled more violence.
“Government monitors social media. I am scared if I make negative comments, I would get blacklisted and not get my passport.”
In Australia and Britain, lawmakers have been egged for making unpopular statements. In many parts of Africa, lawmakers move freely in convoys while the masses suffer. Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu however received an unusual welcome at Nuremberg, Germany when he was beaten and chased away from an event to mark the New Yam festival.
Despite a decision to streamline activities, the recent Niamey meeting had all the trappings of a regular summit.
Nigerians had hoped for a technocratic cabinet but the country’s new ministers have not offered a break from previous political appointments.
The results of the inquiry into the 1 August 2018 shootings reveal Zimbabwe’s lack of reform.
Human Rights Watch calls for decriminalisation. Many of the sex workers described cases of rape, corruption and harassment by police officers.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.