All articles in 'Politics'


The Wolf in Wolf’s Clothing and the Wolf in Sheep’...

In our political arena, almost everyone is a wolf

10th July 2018
South Africa’s Struggle For Liberation: The Intri...

The ANC and its leaders have a lot of explaining to do. They can’t pretend everything is hunky-dory...

6th June 2018
Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four: The Missing Dimension

Uhuru’s strategy of bringing in foreign investors will not succeed in the implementation of the big...

11th April 2018
The ANC Conference as a Heritage Site

The Heritage character of the conference is one element of ANCness that has made it go through most...

3rd April 2018
South Africa and Zimbabwe: Party Discipline Rises...

The ANC was more concerned with the unpopularity ratings

18th February 2018
The Death of Moral Centrality: “Trading Places” C...

Politics seems to have consolidated the trading places approach to social arrangements.

13th February 2018
Ethiopia: Federalism and the Urgency of Co-Existen...

There have been various attempts at federalizing the Ethiopian state.

23rd January 2018
Why Raila Odinga Must Abandon the Swearing in Pro...

Raila does not need to shoot himself in the foot by tarnishing the legacy he built for many decades....

9th January 2018
Rwanda's RPF, Tanzania's CCM and African Liberati...

The RPF is celebrating the landmark age of 30. The CCM has observed 40 years.

19th December 2017
Tanzania-Kenya Border Squabbles Must End

The EAC and Africa must shake off colonial hangover and embark on true reunification of the region

28th November 2017
Kenya: The Government and Opposition Viewpoints

What next for the Opposition leaders after the Supreme Court legitimised the victory of President Uh...

21st November 2017
Can There Be a Good Coup? A Word of Caution to Zim...

All coups are masterminded by conspiratorial military cabals who mask their own predatory political...

21st November 2017
Africa in the UN Security Council

Africa remains convinced of the need for a comprehensive reform of the United Nations System

14th November 2017
Bedroom Politics: Zimbabwe’s Boon or Bane?

Africa isn’t new to nepotism, corruption, abuse of power, bedroom politics and politics of the tummy

14th November 2017
Kenya: Kenyatta and Odinga Must Dialogue Now

Kenyatta and Odinga need to constructively engage each other in order to avoid giving Kenya’s enemie...

7th November 2017
Political Storm Rages over Abdikarim Muse’s Extrad...

Farmajo is doing what he once accused of his predecessor of doing: kowtowing to neighboring countrie...

12th September 2017
Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce

The idea of secession is not new; it is as old as human civilization and pervasive across the globe....

5th September 2017
Remembering Dr John Garang

Commemorating the 30th of July as Martyrs’ Day every year brings back the distressing memories of Ju...

1st August 2017
The Gulf Conflict and Somalia’s Sovereignty

The Gulf States have already hurt Somalia in many ways

27th June 2017
Somalia’s Neutrality in the Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

Somalia has shown the world that no matter how weak or fragile a country might be, it can, however,...

27th June 2017
Ethiopia Internet Clampdown: Progressive or Retrog...

Shutting down and criminalizing use of the internet has become a weapon in T-TPLF’s cyber warfare st...

13th June 2017
South Africa Beyond ANC

We need to start speaking of a vision of South Africa that isn’t weighed down by baggage and bled dr...

24th May 2017
Challenges of Power Transfer in Africa

I must confess that I am not an academic, so my lecture may fall far short of the expectations of an...

8th March 2017
Who Killed United Nations Chief Hammarskjöld?

The World needs to know who was responsible for Secretary-General Hammarskjöld’s untimely death in N...

22nd February 2017
ICC: Withdrawal Bid an Indicator of the Court’s Su...

What is at play in these latest ICC withdrawals is a tacit admission and visible demonstration of st...

15th February 2017
Why I Stepped Down As President of The Gambia- Yah...

I pray that the Gambia our homeland, continues to be united and prosperous for the welfare of each a...

25th January 2017
Zambia: Why is HH Still UPND Leader?

HH must resign and bequeath the party to a new and fresh candidate

19th January 2017
Casualties of Western “Neo-Imperialism” and Africa...

Although it is not the culture of Africans to talk about other people’s “houses” (internal affairs o...

19th January 2017
Brexit and the Politics of Micro-Nationalism in Af...

In Africa, where there has been a resurgence of micro-nationalisms since the cold war ended 25 years...

4th July 2016
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