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DRC: Kabila steps down, opposition must step up

On 8 August, the government spokesman announced that Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary would be the ruling coalition’s candidate in the presidential election slated for 23 December 2018. Shadary, the former interior minister and Secretary General of the Read more

Aug
03
Zimbabwe: Continuity and change

Zimbabwe’s electoral commission on 3 August announced that incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won the presidential election, securing 50.8% of the vote against opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s 44.3%. The result follows a spasm of unr Read more

Aug
01
Nigeria: Election season is upon us

After yesterday’s defection by Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki from the ruling APC to the PDP, today it was the turn of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal to announce he was defecting to the opposition. Saraki and Tambuwal are the latest Read more

Aug
01
Kenya should not gamble with Energy Security

Kenya’s energy mix has been a widely discussed topic both locally and across borders. What is common in all these discussions is the question ‘is Kenya’s energy mix sufficient enough to meet our transformational agenda?’ While there are th Read more


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