Zimbabwe’s Economy Is Going, Going, Gone! Why Mnangagwa Seems Unable To Save It

Mnangagwa’s regime unlikely to clean up the fiscal mess because its principals continue to profit from Zimbabwe’s economic mayhem.

There Are Fewer And Fewer Outright Dictatorships In Africa; Welcome To The New Era Of  ‘Masquerade Democracies’

Nearly all of Africa has opposition parties – which is more than can be said for China. While opposition leaders face intimidation, their troubles are minor in comparison to the deadly retribution meted out in Russia

Democracy, Dictatorship And The Circle Of Economic Growth In Africa: It Really Is Complicated

The Asian Tigers, as well as China, Ethiopia and Rwanda, support the view that autocracies grow more rapidly than democracies – but often lack the leadership renewal that regular free and and fair elections bring about

Why The Resignation And Fall Of Old Leaders Is Not A Cause For Hope Among Africa’s Youth

There needs to be a new generation of leaders in Africa that are untied to the complicated histories of their countries’ pasts

What Next After Zimbabwe’s Morgan Tsvangirai? Heroic Herald Of An Epoch Foretold

Tsvangirai did more than anyone “in Zimbabwe’s sad history to challenge the fearful state created by Mr Mugabe”