15 June 16

Time for Kenya to Prove It Can Host Peaceful Elections

As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.

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01 June 16

Is John Magufuli the Leader Africa Has Been Waiting For?

Last October, the most tightly fought election in Tanzania’s history named John Magufuli as the country’s new president.

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01 June 16

Is Kenya Losing Its Powerhouse Status in East Africa?

As little as five years ago, Kenya was the undisputed powerhouse of the East African region. And, while the government insists that position in unassailable, it looks like a transition of power could be on the cards. Some experts from within
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18 May 16

What’s Happening to Democracy in Africa?

Last week Yoweri Museveni was sworn in as the President of Uganda for the fifth term in a row. Notable absences from the ceremony were Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza, who sparked a national crisis by securing a third term in power,
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