Kagame’s Transform Africa Summit Flopped – Not Even One African President...

By David Himbara At the opening of the Transform Africa Summit hosted by President Paul Kagame, the Rwandan head of state welcomed the attendees as...

Presidential term limits: slippery slope back to authoritarianism in Africa

By Cheryl Hendricks, University of Johannesburg and Gabriel Ngah Kiven, University of Johannesburg There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well...

Kagame’s Hosting Of Mo Ibrahim’s Foundation Is Embarrassing

By David Himbara Rwanda’s head of state Paul Kagame is hosting Mo Ibrahim and his Mo Ibrahim’s Foundation beginning on April 26, 2018. Kagame and...

Kagame Owes An Apology To Uganda And To President Museveni’s Family...

Open Letter To President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni TORONTO, October 27, 2017 Dear President Yoweri Museveni, you may recall that I wrote you a letter on October 16,...

How an Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn...

By Brendon J. Cannon, Khalifa University and Ash Rossiter, Khalifa University When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore...

VISA ISSUE BETWEEN RWANDA AND SOUTH AFRICA SOLVED: President Cyril Ramaphosa

On Tuesday afternoon, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Rwanda to attend the historic Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). He held bilateral talks...

Who is Emmerson Mnangagwa?

By Gakwerere 1) Known as "the crocodile" because this is the totem of his clan. His supporters are known as "Lacoste" 2) Received military training in...

Rapprochement between two leaders isn’t enough to fix Kenya’s deep divisions

By  David E Kiwuwa, University of Nottingham In his latest state of the nation address Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called for opening a new chapter...

How Large Is Africa’s Middle Class?

Lately, I have been attempting to fully understand "Africa's middle." Back in 2010, the African Development Bank (AfDB) defined the term as having three...

ZIFF & DISCOP ZANZIBAR ANNOUNCE TV SERIES FESTIVAL

The 21st annual Zanzibar International Film Festival and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, are excited to announce a new program and festival category focused on the all-important...

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