#BookClub. Democracy Under Pressure: Where do we go from here?

There is an increasing mood of pessimism, or even alarm, about the fragile state of our world today. We have climate change that...

‘Arise Ghana’ anti-government protests: It’s the economy, stupid

Ghana experienced significant anti-government demonstrations in the capital, Accra, in 2022, organised by a new protest group, ‘Arise Ghana’ (#AriseGhanaProtest). Arise Ghana...

“No Peace, No Election”: Will insecurity undermine Nigeria’s 2023 general elections?

As Nigeria looks ahead to general elections in February 2023, there is growing concern that insecurity will undermine the process, making it...

How committed is Zambia’s new government to achieving gender equality?

In August 2021, Zambia’s opposition party, under the leadership of Hakainde Hichilema, secured a historic victory over the authoritarian ruling party. In...

Lesotho elections: newcomers win, power changes hands, but politics will...

The 2022 national elections in Lesotho will go down in the country’s history as among the most eventful. A party formed only...

Sixty years after Independence, Uganda’s transition to genuine democracy has stalled

Sixty years ago, on the 9 of October 1962, Uganda’s first Prime Minister Dr. Apolo Milton Obote made these remarks in his...
Teens Guide to the Constitution of Kenya

Why its important to teach teenagers about their constitution

I am best known as a speech writer and thought leader in Kenya, but over the last few years I have dedicated...

The role and impact of misinformation in Kenya’s 2022 elections

Watch the recent roundtable on the role and impact of misinformation in Kenya's general elections, a joint event between Strathmore University and...

Check out the detailed judgement of the Supreme Court on the...

The Kenyan Supreme Court just released its full judgement on the Kenyan Presidential Election petition. Download it by clicking here.

More Women, but at What Cost? The Pitfalls of Reserved Seats...

On 9 August, Kenyans went to the polls for landmark general elections that featured the highest ever number of women candidates, resulting...