In some ways, 2017 was a year to forget for African democracy. According to Freedom House, the decline of civil rights and democratic freedom continued across many African nations, contributing to what it’s calling democracy’s worst crisis in decades. Only Syria
Uganda’s leading opposition member, Kizza Besigye, has condemned his ongoing house arrest and vowed to challenge President Yoweri Museveni after his controversial election win.
The United Nations (UN) and international rights groups have called […]
Kenya has approved a controversial cybercrime law that threatens heavy punishments for […]
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces […]
The people of Burundi are taking to the polls to […]
Lawmaker Miguna Miguna has filed a fresh petition seeking court […]