Richard Calland is the co-author of a hard-hitting report presented at COP27; a compelling research and data-based argument for increased and accelerated climate finance.
Tunisia’s democratic backslide demonstrates how autocrats can use constitutional cover to entrench authoritarianism.
Millions of Africans could be uprooted or trapped where they are through climate-induced displacement and migration.
October 20 marks the day former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi was deposed. 11 years on the country is still in chaos despite efforts to put it back on the road to recovery. Before he was deposed Gaddafi pushed the dream for the United States of Africa, which he saw as the only way Africa could develop without Western interference, is his dream dead?
African leaders have strongly condemned sanctions against Zimbabwe but rarely condemn its deplorable human rights abuses.
Without a doubt, Allyship is important for social and political momentum but also in normalising the acceptance and inclusion of marginalised groups. But are there downsides to Allyship?
Sungu Oyoo sat down with Muhamad Lamin Saidykhan and Coumba Toure, co-ordinators of the Africans Rising movement for Justice, Peace and Dignity, in June 2018 to interview them about the just concluded 55th African Liberation Day (25th May 2018), a date which had also marked the one year anniversary of the launch of this movement.
Advisories and social media videos have warned Africans from travelling to the Gulf for work. But the human rights violations and abuses that workers have experienced in the past are being eclipsed by numerous cases of detainment, torture and deaths at the hands of ‘employers’.
Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole, opposition MPs, together with 14 other Nyatsime residents have now spent more than 120 days in pre-trial detention. Despite bail being a constitutional right in Zimbabwe, the courts have denied the accused bail five times, raising concerns that they have become victims of political persecution.