Zimbabwe: Mwonzora Wields Axe On Four MDC Legislators

[263Chat] Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda and President of Senator Honourable Marble Chinomona have announced the dismissal of four opposition legislators Charlton Hwende, Tabitha Khumalo, Prosper Mutseyami and Senator Lilian Timveos, following a recall letter written by MDC-T Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora.

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Uganda: Using the Electoral System to Stifle the Youth Vote

[ISS] Numerous barriers, including deliberate attempts by governments to stifle the youth vote, limit young Africans’ participation in elections across the continent. Several regimes such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Cameroon increasingly employ strategies of discouraging or preventing young people from voting to influence election outcomes.

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Uganda: Eddy Kenzo Talks About Music, Fame and Rema

[Observer] From a very trying 2019 that saw him get dumped by Rema Namakula for Dr Hamza Ssebunnya, and Sheikh Nooh Muzaata reducing him to tears after calling him a love nigga – ssemyekozo, Eddy Kenzo, 30, is indeed making ‘lemonedi’ out of his ‘lemoni’.

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The new generation trying to overhaul a once racist and sexist club

WHEN ALICIA THOMPSON was a student in Johannesburg before the end of apartheid, she would often walk past the beautiful cars parked outside a club she was not allowed to join. It was not by chance that the Rand Club, the oldest private-members’ club in the city, was filled with old white men. It was by design

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Chad: Avoiding the Resurgence of Inter-Communal Violence in Eastern Chad

[ICG] Nairobi/Brussels -Intercommunal violence, particularly between Arabs and non-Arabs, has ravaged eastern Chad throughout 2019 and could further threaten the country’s stability. The government should initiate a debate on managing pastoralism and support an inclusive conference on the east.

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