The independent nations of modern Africa have not declared themselves to be within particular helm of either East or West “spheres of influence”.
In today’s interlinked world, stability in Europe can mean more stability at home in Africa and make the world a better place for us all.
The absence of electoral, institutional, and security sector reform frameworks with universal support are some of Zimbabwe’s challenges.
As the African Union celebrates Africa Day May 25, experts explore how to fund a reformed 1.3 billion-strong union towards Agenda 2063.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces mounting difficulties at home and abroad. Zimbabwe is open for business rhetoric is nothing more than a public relations gimmick.
In the past several years, the world has been shaken by protests caused by the various countries’ ruling-elites and their selfishness. Of course, that isn’t anything new.
Zimbabwe is one of very few democracies in the world that don’t register political parties.
Popular Zimbabwean movements seem to understand the difficulty of mobilizing disaffected citizens outside of the channels established by the parties and labour unions that dominate politics.
It had been difficult to forecast how transformational South Africa’s presidency would be 25 years after independence. When South Africans go to the polls tomorrow, the mood will be very different.
The old men who dominate so many of these countries suddenly look their age, and the distance between the rulers and the vast majorities of their populations born 40 or 50 or 60 years after them has never been greater.