It is high time for African leaders to accept LGBTQ rights are human rights.
Mhaka has a BA Honours degree from the University of Cape Town and works in the communications industry.
Africa can contribute much to the African American agenda and vice-versa.
Rather than following the lead of despots like Putin and Xi, Africa needs to chart its own path.
African leaders need to acknowledge Russian expansionism is as immoral and harmful as Western colonialism.
It is not foreign powers that are keeping Zimbabwe in a permanent state of crisis, but its own government.
We should not take Mnangagwa’s claim that he is working to further democracy and human rights in Zimbabwe at face value.
The ANC has failed to dismantle apartheid’s economic structures and as a result, people are losing faith in democracy.
It’s time for the AU to return to its anti-colonial roots, and adopt substantial measures against Israel.
South Africa should take the lead in the fight against homophobic hate crimes on the continent.
Social media regulations in Africa are not fighting hate speech and disinformation.