Review of ‘The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born’ by Ayi Kwei Armah (Heinemann, 1968).
Review of ‘Devil on the Cross’, by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o (Heinemann, 1980: English translation 1982).
Review of ‘Abyssinian Chronicles’, by Moses Isegawa (Picador, 2000).
The release of Kizza Besigye on bail yesterday (12 July) cannot mask opposition divisions.
Kizza Besigye, the main opposition leader in Uganda, was last night (13 May) charged with treason.
The mood on the streets of Kampala as Yoweri Museveni was sworn-in for another term as president of Uganda today (12 May).
The Ugandan government has tightened its grip ahead of President Museveni’s swearing-in this week. The opposition will struggle to respond.
African economies have been booming. Not any more, says the IMF in their latest snapshot of the continent, published today (3 May).
Review of ‘Kizza Besigye and Uganda’s Unfinished Revolution’ by Daniel Kalinaki (Dominant Seven, 2014).