Academic Stella Nyanzi has been daring in her critique of Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni. She now faces jail for her outspokenness.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Meet Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas whose work has contributed to major changes in the Ghanaian society. Anas seeks to name, shame and jail the bad guys. Former US President Barack Obama once commended Anas as, a courageous journalist “who risked his life to report the truth.”
Counting is under way in Madagascar after millions of people cast their ballots. The voter turnout stands at about 40% and so far no major anomalies have been detected in the polls. However, there have been complaints of voters not finding their names on the list, despite having registered
We need to re-align our areas of research so that they inform our development priorities, says Dr Richard Munang.
The 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) was launched on the 29th of October, 2018. Rwanda ranked 1st in the transparency and accountability, rural sector, gender, and the business environment sub-categories. It also ranked 5th in health. Nigeria ranked 47th in health, 33rd in education and 47th in national security.
The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
Weary Kenyans are entitled to wonder if the latest referendum push will be any different from the past two.
Despite the ongoing economic and liquidity crisis in Zimbabwe, the country’s tourism sector received a major boost, having been named on top travel publisher, Lonely Planet’s list of “best countries” to visit in 2019.