As Kenya’s political class considers expanding the executive branch of government, no one seems to be talking about restricting its powers.
The coming election in Uganda is significant because if there is to be managed change, it will never find a more opportune moment.
For about a month now, some of our readers within Uganda have been reporting problems accessing the website. Following receipt of these reports, we launched investigations which have established that The Elephant has been blocked by some, though not all, internet service providers in the country.
The Mediterranean Sea is only 2,400 miles across, or about half the length of continental Africa, but in the 2010s it earned distinction as the largest mass burial site for Africans in the modern world.
America must make the choice to side with the majority of Ugandans who would like to see democracy take root in Uganda.
Only with careful concerns for the human cost of Ecuador’s capital outflows, fiscal consolidation, and wage ‘rationalization’ can the IMF make good on the bloody legacy of its program in Ecuador, and ensure that its call for consultation is not simply a dialogue of the deaf. By Progressive international
The pressures young black un(der)employed men experience are at once economic and social given the pressure they face to not only “provide” for themselves and their families exists alongside a pressure to improve or “upgrade” their lives.
Both the state and ruling elite have lost the legitimacy and morality to rule.
At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
Proponents of the Building Bridges Initiative say that it will bring about equity and national unity. This might all be well and true. But it is what they are not saying that is most worrying.