No one is surprised that Uganda’s long-term President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office. But the real change has been a changing ... of the guard in the opposition, with long-term opponent Kizza Besigye supplanted as the key political foe to Museveni by Bobi Wine. Both in parliament, and as target for Museveni's security services.
Kenyan Treasury officials are no doubt worried about what's going to happen next Thursday. The date marks the end of a five year repayment holiday ... given by the China Exim Bank for the $1.4 billion loan used to build the Nairobi to Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway.
It might be fashionable to describe oneself as a Pan-Africanist, but 60 years after the creation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), ... the concept has been stripped of its substance and core ideals by negligent leaders and Western meddling.
The rise of well-organised youth politicians is giving pause for thought to the old guard. From the dance that Bobi Wine is leading President ... Museveni in Uganda, to the trenchant opposition of Julius Malema, a new generation of leaders is being inspired to drive out the old and bring in the new.
The 46th president of the United States of America will lead the most diverse administration in the country’s history. And Africa won’t be ... left out of the team, with several Nigerians appointed to plum posts.