Kenya: From Unexpressed Anger to Participation
The year was 2002 and the location a bank's training facility in a quiet area of Nairobi. They all came from different countries but had one thing in common: every young woman and… Read more »
Uganda: Young Politicians Aiming High
Youth - people between the ages of 15 and 35, according to the definition used by the African Union's Youth Charter - make up more than 35% of Africa's total population. But in… Read more »
East Africa: Land Grabs and Muggers
Surging crime and broken dreams reveal the underbelly of this rapidly expanding east African capital Read more »
August 11, 2017
South Africa: Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana
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August 07, 2017
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 »
February 13, 2017
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 »
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