Mugabe And Angola’s Dos Santos: Africa’s Old Men – And Their Dynasties – Seem, Finally, To Be Fading Away

It’s unrealistic to hope that either Angola or Zimbabwe will soon move from decades of repressive rule, but we
are witnessing the end of an era.

Cry Beloved Zimbabwe: Can New Leaders Fix Its Potemkin Economy Now That Mugabe Is Out?

US dollar notes are smuggled out of the country or jealously hoarded in pillows and under mattresses. “You can rig elections, but you cannot rig the economy”.

Mugabe Pounces And Wins Another Round In Zimbabwe’s Succession Race, But This Fight Is Far From Over

Mnangagwa was thought to simply too powerful to be fired – until he was. Once again Mugabe proved himself immune to conventional wisdom.

US Doubles Down On Military Strikes In Somalia, Amidst Fears Of Rise In Civilian Deaths

There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.

Magufuli After 2 Years: How He’s Changed Tanzania, Waging War On Corruption…And Democracy

Magufuli is not only relying on repressive means to stay in power. He is also pursuing a programme that revives his popularity. Many still see him as a man of integrity.