When 56 countries come together, what is the focus? Here are highlights from the 2022 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
Ghana’s civil society has contributed to taming the power of a strong state.
Nigeria’s 23rd year of unbroken democratic rule will be celebrated on 12 June 2022.
As internet shutdowns wound economies and damage democracies, Africa needs a position on how cyberspace is governed.
Globally, only 25 percent of all national parliamentarians are women, and only 4 countries have 50 percent or more women in parliament. In Kenya, the statistics are no better.
In principle, political debates should showcase an aspiring leader’s vision. It’s a lofty goal given their current format in Kenya.
The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
There are new contenders, but the political playing field is as unbalanced as under Robert Mugabe.
The people who have celebrated most about Martha Karua’s running mate selection are the civil society/NGO buffs and the professional women caucuses. Now repackaged as the panacea to the country’s democracy and governance ills, will Karua sway the critics and fence sitters to vote Azimio in Kenya’s upcoming election.