Uganda’s Slow Slide Into Crisis: Rising Repression, Corruption Threaten Museveni’s Hold As He Moves To Extend Rule

Uganda is not in danger of renewed civil war or rebel violence, but it risks sliding into a political crisis that could eventually threaten the country’s hard-won stability.

Zuma And Dos Santos Plot To Rule From The Grave: Preserving Wealth, Freedom For Themselves And Their Families Is Priority

Zuma was more subtle – he captured the state by proxy, through his business cronies the Gupta brothers. Angola’s Dos Santos disregarded such niceties and carried out a smash and grab.

Mugabe Soon Turns 93 And Has Been Ruling Zimbabwe For 36 Years: The Secret Of His Staying Power

The #ThisFlag movement attempted to construct a unified non-partisan agenda, but it has failed to translate its energies into actionable political and electoral items its momentum has largely fizzled

Mugabe Party’s By-Election Victory Bodes Ill For 2018 Elections: Zimbabwe Seems Doomed To Steeper Decline

Opposition boycotts have allowed ZANU-PF to win all but one of more than 20 post-2013 by-elections in Zimbabwe. Considered a middle-income country in the 1990’s, the economy nearly halved in the 2000s and hasn’t recovered