Cooperatives provide a convenient lens through which to examine the political present and future of Uganda, if not the greater region.
The basic lesson from Halima Ouardiri’s short film, “Clebs,” about over 750 stray dogs living in a Moroccan sanctuary: We behave just like dogs.
Will the coronavirus pandemic extend Museveni’s authoritarianism or the lockdown instead provide openings for Uganda’s opposition?
Is western media’s mostly individualized focus on the Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine helpful to his movement?
Rwanda is juking its development statistics as the international community turns a blind eye to the human rights abuses of Paul Kagame’s authoritarian rule.
Ghana’s government likes to advertise its “Year of Return” to welcome members of the African diaspora back to the country, but the first returnees, Ratafarians, are still fighting for their rights.
What social media activism gets wrong about the #SudanUprising: Sometimes it may be appropriate to leave the hashtags alone and say nothing.
If Rwandan support for the RPF and Kagame is so universal and genuine, why the murder, frequent arrest, torture and imprisonment of opposition politicians and investigative journalists?