African Musicians ‘Fed Up’: Senegal’s Rappers Continue To ‘Cry From The Heart’ For A Better Society 

In many African countries musicians are in the vanguard of popular struggles. In Seun Kuti carries on the legacy of his father Fela by confronting the country’s venal political elite. In Burkina Faso rappers helped overthrow Blaise Compaore

Book Revisits Tanzania’s Nyerere: Saint, Dictator, Nation Builder And African Statesman All Rolled Into One

The book also highlights Nyerere’s power consolidation through overt and covert means. However, his voluntary retirement from the presidency in 1985 meant that he took the elder statesman mantle.

Kagame’s Next 7 Years, And The Path To Glory – Or Slippery Road To Heartbreak (Part II)

The potential quandary for Kagame is that Rwanda could become his “Hotel California” of which The Eagles famously sung: he can check out, but he can never leave.