Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism – a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
Political legacies generated during authoritarian rule have a tendency to transcend into the multiparty era.
Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?
Zimbabweans face a complicated array of choices at the polls.
South African-Jamaican intellectual, activist and author Peter Abrahams died in January 2017. He will be revered for his contributions to the anti-colonial struggles in Africa and the Caribbean.