East Africa


Covid has failed to kill my dream

The imposition of lockdown measures shattered the dreams of millions of young Africans. Kenyan music producer Wachira Warukira recounts how he and many others have innovated in order to survive. 

Kenya’s queens of the road

While motorcycles are a growth market in Africa, a gender revolution is taking place in Kenya, where women are not only passengers, but also riders and couriers. Aamera Jiwaji reports.

The labours of Museveni

Yoweri Museveni’s new term as President of Uganda will be one of the most challenging of his 40 years in office. The economy is battered, elections have left a bitter division and youth unemployment is soaring. Epajjar Ojulu reports.

Samia Suluhu Hassan: The accidental president

Tanzania’s new President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, is already showing signs of an independent mindset and a determination to change the course of the country’s direction in some areas. Profile by Erick Kabendera.