The Horrors Continue In Burundi, As UN Security Council Discusses Damning Rights Report

“Extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and enforced disappearances” continue in Burundi, says UN Commission of Enquiry.

Dirty Dogs And Filth: Shocking Hate Speech Kicks Up More Trouble In Burundi

Among the targets of violent threats has been former president Domitien Ndayizeye after he spoke out against the ruling party’s youth wing’s call for female opposition supporters to be raped or even killed.

After Kagame’s 99% Vote Win, An Alternative View Of Rwanda And The Untravelled Road Ahead (Part 1)

In this election Kagame was really not running against Frank Habineza or Philippe Mpayimana. His real competition were three “invisible” candidates – Rwandan history, Rwandan geography, and the Rwandan land.

Elections, Democracy, Bread And Butter In Africa: The Good And Bad News

In August frustrated voters in South Africa punished the ruling party in municipal elections. Around the same time, the presidents of Zambia and Gabon were re-elected in essentially rigged polls

Rwandans Feel The Pinch As Burundi Economic Fallout Hits Home – For Now Kagame Holds His Horses

“The oranges we have are from Tanzania. The mangoes are from Uganda. But they are not as good as Burundian fruit”