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.
Although not known for personally having sticky fingers, Lourenco is part of the system
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.
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
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
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