Zimbabwe’s 2023 elections look like their predecessors: stolen. But this one is a bit different. Opposition strategies and regional responses have changed too. What does this mean for the future?
Taffy Theman and Bustop TV are YouTubers who use comedy to criticise the ruling elite.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has not faced official investigation or prosecution over his role in Operation Gukurahundi – 40 years on.
Writers have challenged oppression, exposed social injustices and advocated for political change.
Novelist Petina Gappah’s call for translators on Facebook has resulted in the publication of Chimurenga Chemhuka.
Zanu-PF’s anti-American rhetoric is not only deployed to win friends abroad. As elections approach, it is also a prominent campaign tactic at home.
In his music, he positions himself within the people’s struggles and identifies with them.
The motivations for Carter’s interest in Africa are deeply personal. His record should remind all democrats, including those in Africa, to hold leaders accountable to high ethical standards.
Playing out in an animal kingdom, Glory is a devastating political commentary on Zimbabwe today.
Moore did not unearth any treasures in his research of Mugabe’s legacy. He has not even drawn a map that might lead us to them.
Synik’s new album continues to shape identity and consciousness in a country with limited freedom of speech.
Leaders typically spread power among their ‘rival allies’ to keep it and co-opt enough of those elites in exchange for political support.
The award-winning documentary - now on in South Africa - follows opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. But it spends too much time in meetings instead of giving insight into the bigger picture.
For those keen to advance democracy and freedom in Uganda, the starting point is to take in the lessons of history.
The more President Mnangagwa’s government fails to engage democratically with its own citizens, the more it will negate any prospect of re-engagement with the West.
A forensic archaeologist and former Zimbabwe police officer uses his investigative skills to find the missing and the dead in his homeland.
Artists are filling the state’s silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.