Governor Okorocha – of Tyranny and Discontent

[Fahamu] With ending autocratic tendencies of Governor Okorocha, there is only so much the people of Imo State of Nigeria can endure. It is, nevertheless, comforting that the Imo Peoples Action for Democracy has declared 2018 a year of rage! Now that t…

[Fahamu] With ending autocratic tendencies of Governor Okorocha, there is only so much the people of Imo State of Nigeria can endure. It is, nevertheless, comforting that the Imo Peoples Action for Democracy has declared 2018 a year of rage! Now that the heat is on, those who aspire to lead Imo State in 2019 must stand up and be counted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The U.S. Signals Its Support for Disgraced Minister Sam Kutesa – Implications

[Fahamu] The meeting between US ambassador to Uganda Debra Malac with Uganda’s disgraced Minister for Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa on 19 January 2018 demonstrated that the value of Uganda’s cooperation in furthering American foreign policy and corporate …

[Fahamu] The meeting between US ambassador to Uganda Debra Malac with Uganda's disgraced Minister for Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa on 19 January 2018 demonstrated that the value of Uganda's cooperation in furthering American foreign policy and corporate interests clearly outweighs any embarrassment caused by Kutesa's alleged incontinence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Weah Presidency – the Challenge of High Expectations

[Fahamu] To make a difference, President George Weah must revisit the unfinished business of unification of Native and Americo-Liberians began by the Tubman administration. Given their weak economic and political position, the Natives cannot go it alon…

[Fahamu] To make a difference, President George Weah must revisit the unfinished business of unification of Native and Americo-Liberians began by the Tubman administration. Given their weak economic and political position, the Natives cannot go it alone, and in spite of their years of dominance even with their small number, the Americo-Liberians must have realised that both groups need each other as partners in Liberia’s progress.

Why Are Ugandan Troops Amassed At the Congo Border Again?

[Fahamu] The attempt to make the public believe that the Allied Defense Forces, a small, beleaguered Ugandan Islamist militia, attacked a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 7 December 2017, killing 15 heavily…

[Fahamu] The attempt to make the public believe that the Allied Defense Forces, a small, beleaguered Ugandan Islamist militia, attacked a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 7 December 2017, killing 15 heavily armed and highly trained Tanzanian peacekeepers and wounding 55 more, raises more questions than it answers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Motion of No Confidence in Zuma Scheduled for February 22

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters’ request for a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been scheduled for February 22, a day after the budget speech.

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters' request for a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been scheduled for February 22, a day after the budget speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Transfer Window Slams Shut Ahead of 2018 Season

[Nation] The two-month long Kenyan Premier League transfer window closed on Wednesday midnight with teams bolstering their ranks ahead of the 2018 season that kicks off this weekend.

[Nation] The two-month long Kenyan Premier League transfer window closed on Wednesday midnight with teams bolstering their ranks ahead of the 2018 season that kicks off this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Nigeria Can Earn U.S.$500 Billion From Privatisation, Economic Diversification in Five Years’

[This Day] Ibadan -Economic experts on Wednesday proffered solutions to Nigeria’s short, medium and long term economic recovery and suggested how the country can raise $500billion within the next five years.

[This Day] Ibadan -Economic experts on Wednesday proffered solutions to Nigeria's short, medium and long term economic recovery and suggested how the country can raise $500billion within the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Land Reform Was About Equity, Not Race

[The Herald] For Zimbabwe’s white commercial farmers still remaining on the land, it was news worth the wait. It wasn’t certainly the best, that is if they choose to nitpick about the difference between a 99-year lease and a title deed. But most got fa…

[The Herald] For Zimbabwe's white commercial farmers still remaining on the land, it was news worth the wait. It wasn't certainly the best, that is if they choose to nitpick about the difference between a 99-year lease and a title deed. But most got far better than they had bargained for.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe