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Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:56:33 +0200

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LGBTI Africans speak out, despite ongoing repression

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Using the web, Nigerians and Kenyans are discussing issues officials want to keep hidden.

King Mswati’s grand vision just a hollow shell

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200

As the Swazi king takes the SADC chair, his vanity projects have come under scrutiny.

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi in Washington to calm IMF, investor fears

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:17:00 +0200

A scandal involving money borrowed by the country before Nyusi took office last year is set to overshadow the head of state's meetings.

Botswana LGBTI activists push to keep 'kill the gays' pastor out of their country

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0200

An LGBTI organisation in the country has initiated an online petition against Steven Anderson's visit to establish a branch of his church there.

Mugabe vows to 'deal harshly' with social movements calling for his resignation

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:41:00 +0200

Zimbabwe's president says the ongoing protests in the country are a nuisance and that his government's patience 'has run out'.

Tanzania pushes for delay to regional EU trade deal amid concerns over their industry

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200

'The trade deal with the EU gives East African Community member states duty- and quota-free access for their goods to the EU'

Gabonese president continues to ignore multiple concerns about vote rigging

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200

​President Ali Bongo won’t let his drum be banged.

Zambia’s general elections: Africa's flagship democracy under scrutiny

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:39:00 +0200

Everything about the elections seems fine until one gets to read or listen to foreign media.

Online ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria mirror unsolved trauma offline

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Web-based platforms open up discussions, but when that is poisoned we need to act.

Crowd lynches and burns two Hutu women 'militants' in east of DR Congo

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Interethnic tensions in the region surge in the wake of massacres that have killed hundreds of civilians

The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

A force from the continent, such as the African Union, may possibly be able to protect South Sudan’s civilians.

​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Editorial calling for the resignation of the president and vice-president led to journalist’s arrest.

United Nations ignore horrific attack on aid workers and expatriates in South Sudan

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The effect of a brutal assault in juba and the peacekeeper's failure sends a message that international assistance is too dangerous

Zambia's opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 09:50:00 +0200

Campaigning for this week's vote centred largely on the economy as Africa's second largest copper producer battles weak commodity prices.

Zambia votes: The 'political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

With Zambia’s pre-election violence and economic woes, the ‘political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts.

Zambians go to the polls to elect multiple leaders and decide on a Bill of Rights

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The chances of the country’s democracy surviving remain tentative in the prevailing economic environment of Africa’s second-leading producer of copper

SPIKE Emotions, intimidation, weak economy point to worrying outcome in Zambia polls

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The possibility of uncharacteristically high levels of violence in the aftermath of the election and a prolonged period of uncertainty remains high.

DRC and Burundi battle to remove stubborn presidents while the countries crumble

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The Democratic Republic of Congo is escalating towards a crisis that could match the violence of its neighbour.

LGBTI people in Uganda under threat, but undeterred

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Despite the government’s efforts to criminalise them, and the spike in lynchings and violence, people’s spirit hasn’t been broken.

Former Zanu-PF acolyte calls Mugabe corrupt, likens leader to colonial prime minister

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The tables could finally be turning for the Zimbabwean strongman.