All posts filed under: Africa

The Role of Religion in the Era of Secular Capitalist Ideology

Bishop Ssebagala made the following directive on Saturday at St Paul Church Kanjuki in Kayunga District while bidding farewell to Christians ahead of his retirement this year. “All head teachers, I want to tell you that we shall not allow pregnant or breastfeeding girls in class. When all girls turn up, carry out the usual medical […]

Administrative Corruption: A Natural Product of a Secular Liberal Creed

Presidential aspirants Raila Odinga of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and William Ruto of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) are roaming the country in the 2022 election campaigns with both promising the electorates: stemming out corruption! Addressing 500 delegates in Turkana Odinga said: “The biggest problem affecting Kenya is corruption. People have embezzled public funds. When they […]

Views on the News 22/12/2021

Headlines: Pakistan Running out of Gas Trouble in the Balkans Libya’s Elections Postponed? Pakistan Running out of Gas Pakistan faces a severe shortage of gas this coming winter and the government is already rolling out its excuses. Chaudary Fawad Hussain, Pakistan’s erstwhile information minister bleats that Pakistan is fast depleting its gas reserves which are […]

Views on the News 15/12/2021

Headlines: Tunisian President Extends Suspension Ann San Sui Kui Given Sentence Virtual Conference to Save Democracy Tunisian President Extends Suspension Tunisian President Kais has revealed the extension of the suspension of the country’s parliament, announcing that a referendum on constitutional reform will be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections in December. In a speech […]

Diamonds in Africa: A Story of Capitalism and its Endless Greed PART 2: The Ineffectiveness of the International Solutions

The Kimberley Process is an inter-governmental initiative, which started when Southern African diamond-producing states met in Kimberley, South Africa. The multi-stakeholder meeting between governments, the industry and NGOs aimed to discuss ways to stop the trade in ‘conflict diamonds’ and ensure that diamond purchases were not financing violence by rebel movements and their allies who […]

Fuliza M-Pesa, A Continuous Flowing of Riba

Kenyans borrowed Sh1.32 billion daily from Safaricom’s overdraft facility Fuliza between April and September this year, underlining increasing reliance on loans for household use. This was revealed by Safaricom on Wednesday, which posted a Sh37.055 billion net profit for the half year to September 30 boosted by higher M-Pesa revenue. Safaricom’s financial results show that […]

Diamonds in Africa: A Story of Capitalism and its Endless Greed PART 1: The situation is a legacy of Colonialist dominance

The subject of Blood Diamonds garnered international attention at the beginning of the 21st century, following the civil wars in African countries like Angola and Sierra Leone. However, the fact that this was the time when people started to pay attention doesn’t mean that it’s when the problems in Africa started- nor does it mean […]

Views on the News 24/11/2021

Headlines: • Déjà vu Sudan • Pakistan Turns to IMF Again • New Bill to Remove British Citizenship Déjà vu Sudan After being removed in a coup a month ago Abdalla Hamdok has reinstated by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan after signing a political agreement. Twelve cabinet ministers submitted their resignation in protest against the political […]

Anarchy and Pandemonium are One Coin but Different Faces of Democracy

Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has condemned the attack on Deputy President William Ruto’s tour of the Western Region on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Several vehicles from Ruto’s motorcade were destroyed when a section of youth protested his tour of Busia Town. Eight suspects have already been arrested in connection to the violence.

Professor Gurnah’s Nobel Award Should Push Tanzania at Fair Dealing with its Citizens

On Thursday, 07/10/2021, retired Professor of English and Post-Colonial Literatures at the University of Kent and novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the prestigious award of Nobel Prize for Literature worth a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor ($1.14m) after recognition on his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of […]

Hamza Investigation Findings are Incredible and Reveals Lies on Terror Charges in Tanzania

On 2nd September 2021, the Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Tanzania, Mr. Camillius Wambura revealed in his report that Hamza Mohamed (30), a businessman and a prominent member of the ruling party (CCM), who was shot dead by Police on August 25, 2021 after he had killed three police officers and security guard in […]

Long-term Muslim Sufferings in Nigeria will end by Reestablishing the Khilafah upon the Prophethood

On Friday, 13th August 2021, over 22 Muslims were killed and 14 others injured in a newly attack in Nigeria’s central Jos city. According to the Police statement, a group of attackers suspected to be Irigwe youths (predominantly Christian) attacked a convoy of five buses with Muslim faithfuls returning from the neighboring state Bauchi State, […]