All articles in 'Politics'


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
White Supremacy: Alive in South Africa?

Africans at schools in South Africa have been victims of white supremacy (racism).

30th August 2016
Morocco: An African Country?

Morocco is an African nation and it always will be. And all of us, Moroccans, shall remain at the se...

8th August 2016
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
Kenya Politics: How Opposition Cord Can Win Power

The three Principals should rally behind a compromise candidate who will easily neuter the tyranny o...

26th April 2016
Trump for President?

Donald TrumpThe world is at a loss over how Donald Trump  and his Trump-match-to-White-H...

7th March 2016
Raila: A Lone Ranger?

Raila OdingaIn a do-or-die contest by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga next year, my f...

18th January 2016
Prince Mashele’s “Disorder Now The SA Theme”...

Prince Mashele is reading the wrong authors and books by quoting from Henry Kissinger’s 'World...

15th September 2016
Zambia Elections Expose Country’s Soft Underbell...

The 2016 elections are over. These are elections that will be very difficult to forget because many...

16th August 2016
Uganda: Deepening NRM’s Strength

The NRM constitution should be amended to change the position of the current politically elected Se...

5th August 2014
Politics: The Fallacy of Reserving Seats for Fring...

The Indian Parliament has struck a hitherto unprecedented blow for democracy and gender balance.

22nd December 2015
Zambia 2016 Elections: Will Prophecy Play a Key Ro...

As to the issue of Hichilema and the 2016 elections, it depends on the electorate. God has condemned...

28th July 2015
Boni Khalwale: New Luhya King?

Why with a little focus and more trips to Western Province Boni Khalwale will be the Luyia leader in...

20th July 2015
Nigeria Election 2015: Pundits’ Reading of the Pol...

The real idiom of Ekiti election is: change is possible, but concerted efforts must be made at grass...

30th June 2014
Uganda Needs No Constitutional Crisis

Why should there be a constitutional crisis when the Constitution puts all the power in the hands of...

30th August 2013
Uganda: Is Prof. Gilbert Bukenya’s Rhetoric Authen...

It is no longer a secret that poverty in Uganda is reducing at a rate faster than our sister countri...

13th August 2013
Nigeria: The Rise of Conflict Entrepreneurs

The United States Institute for Peace (USIP) defines a conflict entrepreneur as an individual who pr...

12th August 2013
Kenya Political Parties: A Review

Buoyed by Chapter 6 of our constitution, and if implemented by the IEBC, parties will have very litt...

19th December 2011
Why Power Checkmates are Vital

Idealistic and noblest revolutionaries, once in power, become caricatures of the very objectional di...

12th October 2010
Africa's Politicians: New Slave Masters?

Like the Slave Masters of the slave trade, the politicians, their cronies, the business elite and th...

31st March 2009
Towards an AU Policy on Security Sector Reform

It is an appropriate response in the face of the resurgence of the phenomenon of unconstitutional ch...

24th March 2009
The Gospel and Political Opinion

In conclusion, the Gospel’s sphere of influence does not in any way decrease by its involvement in p...

24th February 2009
Reconciliation as a Political Function

Reconciliation is not a way of evading real change. It is not dwelling on the cracks in a divided an...

16th February 2009
Church and State in Kenya

The inconsistency of the church’s political witness has been attributed to various factors chief amo...

8th February 2009
Nigeria: Obasanjo’s Critics Should Shut Up!

To be sure, Nigeria is not an easy country to govern. There are too many cleavages, power-centers,...

26th August 2008
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