After Mugabe, All Eyes On Uganda’s Museveni: In Power For 31 Years, How Much Longer Can He Cling On?

Following a pattern that is emerging across authoritarian states, the proposed constitutional change in Uganda to lift the age limit and enable Museveni to stay on came via a private member’s bill.

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.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Says Will Rule Until He’s 100, But A Fierce Power Struggle To Succeed Him Is Raging

Although the First Lady said Mugabe sleeps “with one eye open”, there are no threats to his rule from outside the party. Age is his only real challenger.