US ambassador to Uganda, has urged President Yoweri Museveni’s government to crack down hard on corruption because it is turning away foreign investment and compared it to the country’s AIDS epidemic
Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s 2014 Index of African Governance is out. According to the findings, more Africans than ever are participating at a democratic level, while at the same time their governments are becoming less transparent and accountable.
The Zimbabwean government is drafting a raft of cyber laws to “regulate” the country’s social media, in other words silence critics like “Baba Jukwa”. The government is setting itself a mammoth task, and the jokes are unlikely to stop.
I look around and all about me is dust, it has swallowed up the giants of our infanthood. We are the men now, this is the future and history is behind us. One day this land shall look upon some for guidance and leadership.
One of the problem with Africans is that when they become educated they begin to despise their roots. I don’t talk poetry, I live it. People often say they will do anything for their lovers but balk when asked to buy them.
In Part II of our report on the passions stirred up in South Africa by Israel’s invasion of the Gaza Strip, and the headache it has created for the government, journalist Ilham Rawoot explores the divisions these events have created within the Jewish community
Four thousand miles south of Gaza, in South Africa, a cold war of epic proportions is raging between pro and anti Zionist groups, and political parties, over Israel’s invasion of the Strip. With passions running high, government is in a glaring spotlight.
We need to talk about this pressure on African women to have at least one male child. It devalues women, and, equally saddening, it causes mothers to devalue their own daughters.