Latest posts by Lulu Kitololo
Enanga’s pov reviews the book Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, a survivor’s personal account of the genocide. Holding the sustained memory of the Jewish holocaust as a point of comparison, blogger Rosemary states that despite the many books written about Rwanda, there will never be enough.
Mentalacrobatics experiences the good, the bad and the ugly of the voter’s registration process in Kenya and questions regulations which may discourage the political participation of many.
Adam sees the Ghanaian government’s decision to ban a gay and lesbian community conference as understandable yet paradoxical in a country that is otherwise usually progressive.
The Girl in the Meadow gives a citizen’s account of the state of the nation covering crime, employment, investment opportunities and micro-finance enterprise including her personal “jua kali” (informal) tips on stock trading.
In adventures in international development, P’s rants about corruption in Lesotho’s ruling LCD party and wonders whether “there is no act of corruption too blatant to get away with”.
A blog dedicated to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa discusses the impact the event is set to have on the infrastructure of South African cities.
In light of the UN Security council’s approval of a peacekeeping force in Darfur, observing increasing insecurity and fearing that the greater region is in danger of a destabilization of Congolese proportions, the Head Heeb discusses a nation in a Catch-22.
MMK posts a newspaper article that assesses the sometimes farcical, often autocratic imagination of a nation from above, and questions where the people’s own agency lies. Death of the Kenya Dream has ramifications for third world people everywhere and calls for African intellectuals to reclaim the management of perceptions of...
Adaure observes politician killings in light of the coming 2007 Nigerian elections and includes a list an “allegedly” official list of looters of the Nigerian national cake.
The Bearded Man collates daily bulletins of news from Zimbabwe with sprinklings of his own two cents, chronicling the land issue, the introduction of new currency and government claims in the face of criticism.
Blogswana addresses HIV/AIDS stigma, promoting the internet as a tool for peer education and understanding to reduce stigma and encourage testing, treatment and disclosure.
To intervene or not to intervene? The Black Star Journal explores contradicting views on the role of foreign interventions in Africa with particular reference to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In the interest of regenerating the rural economy and reducing oil imports, the Biopact blog reports that Senegal is launching a biofuels program with Brazilian and Indian support as part of the Global South’s alliance that strives towards independence from Western powers.