South Africa: Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana
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Tanzania: John Magufuli - From Compromise Candidate to 'Petty Dictator'?
Few observers could have predicted the transformation of Dr John Pombe Magufuli from a diligent but low-profile minister into an impulsive and uncompromising head of state. With… Read more »
Rwanda: How Inclusive is the Reconciliation Project?
In 1994 a new government came to power in Rwanda after the country had seen a genocide that claimed the lives of about three quarters of the Tutsi ethnic minority. The Rwanda… Read more »
October 31, 2016
Kenya: Divided Since 1963
Last year three Kenyan universities closed indefinitely after a poisonous division emerged between two groups of students contesting the outcome of their respective leaders'… Read more »
September 15, 2016
Rwanda: Shutting Down the Media
It sounds like the set up for a farcical comedy: a journalist sets up shop in Kigali in order to train a small cohort of writers on how to independently cover strongman President… Read more »
March 01, 2016
Uganda: Kampala's 'Iron Lady'
Some see Jennifer Musisi, the head of Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), as a trailblazer of urban transformation in Africa. To others she represents an authoritarian regime… Read more »
December 01, 2015
Eritrea: A Nation Without Justice
The absence of law has extinguished all justice in this east African country. Read more »
Sudan: Crime and Politics
Omar al-Bashir uses the ICC indictment to boost his ratings at home and abroad. Read more »
Africa: Mission Impossible?
African opposition to the International Criminal Court threatens an important legal recourse available to the continent's human-rights victims. Read more »
Uganda: Nation Ready for First War Crimes Trial
This east African nation is ready for its first war crimes trial. Read more »
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