Oct 29th, 2012
Over the last few months I have, like most Ghanaians home and abroad, been following with keen interest the December electioneering campaigning of the major political parties competing in this elections. I have engaged in discussions on policy positions of the major political parties with Zakariah Ta...
In Central Africa
Nov 25th, 2011
Kinshasa – As the Democratic Republic of Congo heads into national elections Monday, capital city Kinshasa is dripping with the banners, billboards, posters and parades of its more than 5 000 candidates. From the snazzy billboards of incumbent President Joseph Kabila to the hand-painted banners...
In East Africa
Feb 19th, 2011
KAMPALA, Uganda – Early returns from Uganda’s presidential election announced Saturday showed President Yoweri Museveni with a huge lead over his nearest rival, making it likely he will extend his 25-year hold on power. With 17 per cent of the vote counted, Museveni had about 71 per cent ...
Nov 24th, 2010
“You want another rap?” is being played on dance floors, on the radio and even as a ring tone. KAMPALA, Uganda — Seeking the youth vote in his re-election campaign, President Yoweri Museveni has released a hip hop single that has become widely popular. “You Want Another Rap?” ...