The legitimacy of SWAPO, the former liberation movement that has governed since 1990, has been eroded amid growing corruption and a deepening economic crisis.
South Africa’s famous toyi-toyi was adopted from Zimbabwean troops, who learned it in Algeria – showing the interconnected nature of Africa’s liberation struggles.
Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
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.
In surpassing opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi has done what many Ugandans thought impossible. But can he topple Museveni?
Cyril Ramaphosa handled COVID-19 well, but more could have been done on governance, security and violent extremism.
There is a need for a special unit for civil-military relations as the police cannot deal effectively with protests.
The protests carried on for days and continue to simmer in a country whose social fabric has been torn by toxic masculinity and a violent colonial past.