Tunisia’s democratic backslide demonstrates how autocrats can use constitutional cover to entrench authoritarianism.
In the ongoing COP27 climate talks, Barbados PM Mia Mottley delivered a razing speech about the destructive effects of climate change, the lack of support and resources to tackle these effects, and the continued negligence of the Global North.
Rwanda has rebuffed international pressure to release Paul Rusesabagina, a man made famous by Hollywood.
The new coalition government must act quickly to address the kingdom’s massive socio-economic problems, and restore faith in democracy.
In South Africa coalitions are weaponised as extensions of elections.
Sunak is the first person of colour to take the top post. But he faces a host of problems at home, as well as a Conservative Party tearing itself apart.
Struggle songs are relevant even in the post apartheid context because they continue to be an important way in which people deliberate on issues.
Only months into the job, Prime Minister Liz Truss is on her way out already, leaving her government in search of a new leader and a way to regain public trust.
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.