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The Great Hack: What does Netflix’s doccie on data mean for Africa and its democracy?
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Politics and Society The Great Hack: What does Netflix’s doccie on data mean for Africa and its democracy?

Africans keep modelling their democracy against the West. Few are critical enough to speak about Africa modelling its own democracy against its own context. At a time when democracy in the West is being questioned due to the influence of companies such as Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, where does that leave Africa’s democracy?

What exactly does Paul Kagame have to explain to the West?
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Politics and Society What exactly does Paul Kagame have to explain to the West?

A recent interview in French media with Rwanda’s president went viral after it veered off script into the area of human rights. Why, one wonders, does this never happen to Western leaders? Does Donald Trump, for one, not have some explaining to do? It is time for Western media to talk about the West’s human right record.

Sudan protests: Out of the frying pan into the fire
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Politics and Society Sudan protests: Out of the frying pan into the fire

The political situation in Sudan remains tense and precarious. Reports say 128 people have been killed and more than 300 critically injured since June 3, when the military violently dispersed a sit-in camp in the capital Khartoum. Despite the ongoing violence by the military, demonstrators remain resolute to continue with their movement.