Southern Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2014
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There is a familiar argument that in the early stages of economic development, African countries do not need democracy. They just need command growth. Democracy will naturally follow. Southeast Asian countries, such as, South Korea are given as examples. However, command growth cannot lend itself to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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We need to get to a place where we burn and destroy the pedestal that we have created for politics. Our old men have failed to transform our socio economic and political systems from a colonial architecture into a modern democratic nation state. It is now our responsibility to do so. Studying Ibbo Ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2013
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On May 25, Africa celebrates its Golden Jubilee! The mortar which has been binding the several countries’ slates on the political map of the African continent has been the solidarity established by founding fathers against colonialism. It is the solidarity which joined together the African states int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Lady Thatcher praised the Zimbabwean leader when Prime Minister for his “friendly and open manner” Margaret Thatcher sang the praises of Robert Mugabe after attending a 1982 lunch held in his honour. The Zimbabwean leader has since been widely condemned for his dictatorial policies and human rights a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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By Gracian W. Masiyiwa, zimeye.org The case of Zimbabweans in the diaspora is a sad one. It’s like a coach putting his best players on the bench. This bunch of Zimbabweans outside the borders of Zimbabwe is depended on, but hated, feared and always used. During the decade of drought and economic down...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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To preserve Southern Africa’s relative peace in the face of rising challenges and threats, Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states must collectively reinforce its peace and security architecture. Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa, the latest Intern...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Oct 13th, 2012
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Ghana became the first country to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations when beating Malawi 1-0 in Lilongwe on Saturday afternoon. The Black Stars braved the intimidating crowd and bumpy pitch at the Civo Stadium to clinch their ticket with an early goal from debutant Afriyie Acquah. Ghana thus ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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by Takura Zhangazha The tragic and fatal shooting of 34 mineworkers in South Africa has sadly brought back memories of the violence of the apartheid years. And because memories of apartheid are not only limited to South Africa, the killing fields of Marikana must also be viewed as part of the Souther...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 17th, 2012
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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2012
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King Mswati III of Swaziland taunted the West and his domestic political opponents on Monday, saying their dreams of a popular uprising in Africa’s last absolute monarchy would not be realised. “Some from the Western world have been waiting patiently and nursing hopes that the people of S...