Kenneth Kaunda’s legacy is complex, but he is remembered fondly for opening his country and his heart to liberation movements, living modestly and investing heavily in education.
With anti-government activism on the rise, ZANU-PF sets its sights on winning the critical youth vote in 2023.
Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism — a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
Southern African countries have been slow in embracing solar energy but this is changing.
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa’s most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter’s operations.
“It is clearer than ever that the occupation is not temporary, and there is not the political will in the Israeli government to bring about its end.”
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Twitter shutdown will be hard to enforce and could have dire consequences for Nigeria’s fragile democratic institutions and economy.
It is time to retire the ‘giant’ narrative and adopt a more collaborative approach to African affairs.
German’s commitment of €1.1bn for development projects in Namibia over 30 years is too cheap a price to pay for remorse.