Mugabe Pounces And Wins Another Round In Zimbabwe’s Succession Race, But This Fight Is Far From Over

Mnangagwa was thought to simply too powerful to be fired – until he was. Once again Mugabe proved himself immune to conventional wisdom.

#WhatWouldMagufuliDo? Once He Could Do No Wrong. Today He Wears A Dangerous Autocrat’s Face

Barely two years ago Magufuli was hot stuff in Tanzanian and all over Africa. Long-suffering citizens looked at their own moribund governments and wondered what would happen if the man they called “Bulldozer” was in charge.

Zambia’s Lungu Says He’s No Dictator And Doesn’t Want To Be One, But He’s Turning Into A Mugabe Very Fast

Lungu took advantage of a fire at a popular Lusaka market to declare a state of emergency, that gives him power to suspend Parliament, restrict freedom of movement, and impose a curfew.

Lungu Goes Rogue. If His Zambia Isn’t A Dictatorship Yet, It’s Not Too Far From It: How Did It Come To This?

By keeping quiet in the face of Lungu’s increasingly authoritarian bent, South Africa, SADC and the AU risk becoming just as complicit in undermining Zambia’s future.