Ali Mazrui, one of the foremost African intellectuals for the last fifty years, died recently. Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire reflects on Mr. Mazrui’s five strategies for taming Western-oriented imperialism disguised as globalisation.
It has been almost 3 weeks since Burkina Faso ousted its president, Blaise Compaoré, following his intention to exceed the legislated two-term limit on a the presidency. Let’s look back at 10 key facts about Burkina Faso’s transition
Following the tumult that resulted in the end of Blaise Compaoré’s 27-year tenure as President of Burkina Faso, we take a look at some of Africa’s longest serving leaders who after revolutions and and coups, still remain in power
Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s 2014 Index of African Governance is out. According to the findings, more Africans than ever are participating at a democratic level, while at the same time their governments are becoming less transparent and accountable.
A journalist and nine others were each sentenced to a year’s imprisonment for protesting against a constitutional referendum on Monday, according to judicial sources in Egypt. The 10 defendants were found guilty of attempting to derail the constitutional referendum that […]
While the world celebrates Gaddafi’s downfall and removal, the response across Africa is more muted. Could that be because we always saw through the Western media’s propaganda, even while acknowledging the man’s deep flaws?