Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
New struggles are taking shape across the African continent and in the diaspora. Reminiscent of the 60s, a wave of consciousness has been sweeping across the continent with young people pushing for good governance and respect of fundamental human rights. At the core of the struggles is the desire by young Africans to be heard, respected and included in decisions to shape an inclusive Africa we want.
The story of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement shows just how durable law enforcement institutions are – and why the road to reform goes straight uphill.
Uganda’s president is growing desperate as a young singer jeopardises his long grip on power.
The police in Nigeria and Ghana must receive gender sensitivity training to effectively fight domestic violence.
Persuading men to participate more meaningfully in transforming gender relations is essential to shifting attitudes and behaviours linked to the “patriarchal dividend”.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania’s democratic space.
Humour is a way for Congolese internet users to prod at cultural traits and political developments – despite censorship being rife.
Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.