By reporting allegations of sexual assault committed by predatory white UN peacekeepers against Black African women and girls as “consensual sex”, the media presents Black bodies as “sites for white expressions of sadism and sexual perversion”, and reproduces stereotypes informed by white supremacy.
The Advantages – and Drawbacks – of Presidential Term Limits as a Tool for Building Democracy in Africa
In Africa, campaigns for presidential term limits often lead to prolonged conflict, transition to democracy, civil society action and opportunities for opposition parties to overcome fragmentation.
Four decades of underestimating Mugabe: how the British never expected he would win Zimbabwe’s 1980 election
Robert Mugabe’s controversial landslide victory over longtime political rival Morgan Tsvangirai during Zimbabwe’s 2013 election translated into “the biggest defeat for the United Kingdom’s policy in Africa in 60 years.”