Vote buying subverts a key component of a functioning democracy – elections.
Ethiopia’s main religions need to take an emotional distance from politics and find a neutral space so they can get moral clarity.
Our continent’s economy needs to be extricated from the colonial peonage maintained by African and foreign elites. We need an economy that centers Africa’s self-determination, our people and planet’s wellbeing.
Rawlings was a polarising figure, a person who led two coups in Ghana before twice being elected president in multiparty polls.
The region’s securocrats are no doubt unsettled by Hichilema’s decisive action to replace the country’s entire security leadership.
Meet the 10 brave African climate and environmental activists who are taking decisive action in their communities and mobilising citizens in rallying for inclusive and just climate action.
There is significant potential for the community trusts to improve the financial position of communities. But it’s not happening.
The posturing is bound to continue. But at the age of 78 Jacob Zuma’s long day in the sun is over.
The Southern African Development Community should intervene to forestall violence spiralling out of control.