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A First Step Toward Reform: Ending Burundi’s Forced Contribution System

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:30:53 +0100

As May elections approach, Burundi rsquo;s ruling party says it has stopped demanding payments from citizens to finance the polls. But the confiscatory practice persists. Bujumbura should move decisively to halt it as a prelude to wider-ranging im ...
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Africans As Guinea pig: French doctor apologizes for Africa coronavirus test remarks

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:48:30 +0100

A French doctor who suggested that a possible treatment for the new coronavirus should be tested in Africa has apologized in the wake of widespread backlash on social media triggered by his comments. Jean-Paul Mira, the head of the intensive care ...
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Let's Support Museveni On Lockdown &correct Him Where He's Wrong!

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:51:33 +0100

Uganda is under total lockdown for two weeks starting today. At this point I would say it 39;s irresponsible to post things that convince people that Museveni rsquo;s lockdown measures are bad. Yes, we can argue about their implications but, right n ...
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The people you see in Nigeria today have always lived as neighbors in the same space for as long as we can remember. So it's a matter of settling down, lowering the rhetoric, the level of hostility in the rhetoric is too high.

- Chinua Achebe