Somaliland suspends relations with the United Nations amidst rising tensions

On October 25, 2020, Somaliland authorities suspended their relations with the United Nations and banned its activities ‘until further notice’. While the...
Garissa Market in Eastleigh, Kenya/Dan Kori

Desecuritizing Kenya: The Case of Operation Uslama Watch in Eastleigh

Securitization theory has recently been thrown in the limelight with the publication of a controversial academic article, which argues that it is...

Remembering Zambia’s flawed 2016 election as 2021 looms

Reading Sakwa James’ recent blog on the 2021 Ugandan elections gave me a sense of déjà vu – here we go again,...

Major Event on Promoting Women and Youth Political Participation and Representation!

We at Democracy in Africa are delighted to be teaming up with the Winihin Jemide Series to host a special event on...

The Colonial Roots of the Mugabe and Mnangagwa Governments in Zimbabwe

The hashtag #ZimbabweanLivesMatter has been trending online.  The digital movement is a response to efforts by Zimbabwe’s government under the leadership of...

Patterns of Genocidal Rape in South Sudan

South Sudan has been at war since December 2013. Multiple peace agreements have been signed between Juba and the rebels since, and...

Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations in Zimbabwe

In recent months, Zimbabwe has attracted global attention due to increased reports of human rights violations. These increased abuses have seen the...

Next Resistance Bureau show on Tanzania, 2 Sept!

Resisting Repression in Tanzania - Wednesday, September 2 11AM New York / 3PM Dakar / 4PM London and...

Is there a way out from Ethiopia’s crisis of governance?

The world has come to know the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. But he is increasingly...

Watch the #ZimbabweanLivesMatter Resistance Bureau show!

Our sister discussion space and podcast, the Resistance Bureau, just had one of its best ever shows. Thandekile Moyo, Alex Magaisa, Jestina...