“Since parliament has failed to come to the ghetto, then we shall bring the ghetto to parliament”, said the musician turned populist politician.
Cuba is a small island nation that has had a huge impact on post-colonial Africa, and possibly no other figure would have as towering an influence on Africa’s revolutionary imagination than Fidel Castro.
I find the word ‘peasant’ to describe a rural subsistence farmer very jarring, yet my Ugandan friends use it quite casually. What’s going on?
No court in Africa has ever overturned a presidential election result in favour of the challenger. Judgements have always favoured the incumbent candidate, the candidate sponsored by the ruling party, or the presumptive winner.