How IT threatens democracy

By Kofi A. Annan, The Internet and social media were once hailed for creating new opportunities to spread democracy and freedom. And Twitter, Facebook, and other social media did indeed play a key role in popular uprisings in Iran in 2009, in the Arab world… Read More

Liberal democracy in Africa can wait

By Simplice A. Asongu, Africa’s policymakers understand that strong economic and political leadership is essential to growth and stability. For years, African economies have fared better than expected, owing to a commitment to improving governance. The question now is how to sustain the momentum.

Succession: MDC-T following ZANU-PF script

HARARE, January 17 (The Source) – An ailing long-time leader allegedly being taken advantage of by a faction that is using his wife. A presidential spokesman under attack. Party leaders responding to calls for new leadership with shouts of “there’s no vacancy.”

Mnangagwa sworn in as president

HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Friday sworn in as Zimbabwe’s third president by Chief Justice Luke Malaba to loud cheers at a packed National Sports Stadium, marking the end of Robert Mugabe’s nearly four decades rule and a new chapter… Read More