Young African musicians becoming politicians: Are they really interested in political change, or just looking to get rich quick? #77percent discussion with DW's Jane Nyingi, Wanjiku Mwaura and Isaac Mugabi.
Host:Jane Nyingi/Wanjiku Mwaura
Ethiopian prime-minister Abiy Ahmed was once awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a war and raising hopes of democratic change. These hopes are being dashed by his heavy-handed response to anti-government protests.
Bobi Wine had sought to start the first day of consultations with supporters ahead of the 2021 presidential election. The young politician threatens aging President Yoweri Museveni's nearly three decades of rule.
A million young Ugandans have been told they cannot take part in the 2021 presidential elections. Is this really due to a lack of time, or does President Yoweri Museveni fear the youth vote?
The unsolved fatal shooting of the celebrated Oromo resistance singer has ruptured Ethiopia's brittle political system. Can talks on a national scale avert a bad-to-worse outcome for the multiethnic nation?
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