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10Feb 2016
Godwin Siundu
The Guardian
Commentary

THIS year marks the 50th anniversary since the publication of Okot p'Bitek's poem, Song of Lawino. The significance of this poem was at least in three ways.

10Feb 2016
Kiondo Mshana
The Guardian
Commentary

ONE of the things I did soon after retiring from The Guardian Limited was to fill in a subscription form and pay the amount I was supposed to pay.

10Feb 2016
Lucas Owen Mnubi
The Guardian
Commentary

TWENTY years of a newspaper’s existence in an unpredictable work environment regulated by a far-from-friendly law regime might be cited as an achievement for The Guardian, the pioneering private...

09Feb 2016
Stephanie Wolters
The Guardian
Commentary

THE question of Burundi, and the deployment of a 5 000-strong African Union (AU) force to the country - against the will of the Burundian government - was always going to pit the institutions of...

07Feb 2016
Anne Kiruku
Guardian On Sunday
Ea Wowen in Perspective

It is electioneering season once again across the region: A time when gender bias is made manifest without the slightest tinge of shame, especially by male politicians. This agenda is being...

07Feb 2016
Isaac Mwangi
Guardian On Sunday
Ea Whispers

Election fever simply won’t leave East Africa alone: After last year’s debacle in Burundi and the hotly-contested Tanzanian polls, it is now Uganda’s turn. As a result, election observers from the...

07Feb 2016
Mboneko Munyaga
Guardian On Sunday
Justice Africa

Former dictator, Hissene Habre (74) was President of Chad from 1982 - 90 during which an estimated 40,000 people were executed in politically motivated killings and some 200,000 others tortured in...

06Feb 2016
Francis Semwaza
The Guardian
Feature

A long lasting solution to the age old Zanzibar government versus opposition conflict is yet around the corner.

06Feb 2016
Correpondent
The Guardian
Commentary

Getting more Africans online will require not only drones and lasers — to name just two of the whiz-bang tools philanthro-capitalists want to use to expand access — but also a more grounded...

02Feb 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Commentary

THIS year, like 2015, promises to be yet another busy year in Africa's electoral democracy stakes. More than a third of the continent's 54 countries will conduct polls.

01Feb 2016
Editor
The Guardian
Commentary

THE former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written the National Assembly accusing the lawmakers of corruption, impunity, greed and of repeatedly breaking the nation's laws.

18Jan 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Commentary

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to climb Mount Kilimanjaro using the Machame Route.

15Jan 2016
The Guardian
Commentary

NAPOLEON said that an army marches on it stomach. He meant, of course, that starving soldiers don’t win battles. In other words make sure you look after the troops, the foot soldiers.

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