African Arguments Online
US sanctions are undermining Zimbabwe’s access credit and investment. They supposedly about rule of law, but there’s likely an ulterior motive.
US sanctions under ZIDERA impose heavy conditions on Zimbabwe’s government, but hit ordinary citizens hardest. Credit: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Almost a year since Robert Mugabe was removed and months since elections,... more
Tanzanian twitter has lost its chill. It’s become a scary place for women and dissenters. But we’re not yet ready to give it up.
Hundreds march in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 2017 calling on people to speak out and take action to end violence against women and girls. Credit: UN Women/Deepika Nath.
Hello, Elsie here! @Mikochenireport, blogging for the currently suspended Mikocheni Report.... more
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Credit: Babak Fakhamzadeh.
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Many presumed him dead, but Kanu is now back and calling for voters in the South East to boycott Nigeria’s elections. Will they listen?
Nnamdi Kanu was missing for over a year but has resurfaced in Israel. Credit: Elliot Ugochukwu-Ukoh.
Until a couple of weeks ago, Nnamdi Kanu hadn’t been seen or heard publicly for over a year. The outspoken leader of the separatist group, the Indigenous... more
What concerns will sway voters? Which regions will decide Nigeria’s next president?
Nigeria’s 2019 presidential race looks set to be a two-horse race between President Muhammadu Buhari (left) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (right). Credit: Presidence du Benin/LSE Africa Summit.
Election season is in full swing in Nigeria.
In the presidential contest, we now know it will... more